Weekly Announcements

A peek at the week...

Reading: This week we will look at Unit 6, Week 3. Our stories this week are called Rocketing into Space, Out of This World! The Ellen Ochoa Story, and A Flight to Lunar City. There will be a Reading test on Friday!

 

The essential question: Why are goals important?

The genres: biography and adventure story

The comprehension skill: problem and solution

The comprehension strategy: reread

The grammar skill: adverbs

The phonics/spelling skill: vowel team syllables

 

English: This week we will look at Unit 6, Week 3: adverbs. An adverb describes an action verb. Most adverbs that tell how an action takes place end in -ly. Adverbs can tell the place, time, or the manner an action takes place. Some adverbs answer the question "how?" Some adverbs that tell where are: there, ahead, outside, around, up, far, here, away, nearby, everywhere.

 

Spelling: This week we will look at vowel team syllables. There will be a Spelling test on Friday!

 

Math: We will continue Module 5. This week we will look at Lessons 21-24.

 

Science: none

Social Studies: We will begin Chapter 4: An English Colony at Jamestown.

 

AR: Read, read, read! Students have until the end of May to reach their 4th Quarter goal of 15 points!

 

 

Upcoming events and important dates...

 

  • Tuesday, April 23rd:Spring Concert
  • Friday, April 26th:April Birthday Party
  • Friday, May 3rd:April Homework Club
  • Wednesday, May 8th:Early Dismissal at 1:20 p.m.