INDEPENDENT READING Students can do magazines and newspapers as well as books!
Class Information (end of Week of October 15th and Week of October 22nd):
We are 3/4 done with our historical fiction unit using the book Chains, and will be completing it this week. Your child should be bringing the book home nightly for reading/journal work (see schedule below).
** Also, we are more than half way through marking period so students should be getting one of their mini-book reviews done in the next couple weeks.
Monday, October 22nd- In class, read aloud, finish NWEA testing, and work on Chains Journal Week 3, Entry 4 when done. Homework: Complete Chains Journal Week 3, Entry 4 for class discussions tomorrow.
Tuesday, October 23rd- In class, review verbs with contractions, have discussion groups for Week 3 of Chains and do a self-assessment of their questions. Homework- work on Independent Reading Mini-Book Review 1 or 2.
Wednesday, October 24th- In class, read aloud, read Chains to page 241, and do Part 1 of Chains Worksheet 4. Homework: Finish reading to page 241 and complete Chains Worksheet 4, Part 1 if not done in class.
Thursday, October 25th- In class, do "Word of the Week" and sentence of the week, read Chains to page 255, and complete Chains worksheet #4, Part 2. Homework- complete any reading or work not done in class.
Friday, October 26th-In class, review adjectives, read Chains to page 269 and complete Chains Worksheet #4, Part 3. Homework-complete any reading or work not done in class.
Thursday, October 18th-- In class, do "Word of the Week" and sentence of the week, review Journal Entry #3, Week 3 and complete. Homework- Complete Journal Entry #3, Week 3 if not done. If Independent reading mini book review #1 is not done by Friday, the 19th, it will be marked as missing.
Friday, October 19th- Sub-Mrs. Sharkey and ELA department at Michigan English Conference. In class, watch "Oprah at Auschwitz" and do comparison of slavery and humans kept in concentration camps. Homework- Work on Independent reading mini book reviews.