Friday, May 11, 2018

May 14 - 18

Important Dates:
May 17 - EOY Clap Out Ceremony & Awards/Party 11:45am
May 18 - Last Day of School (Report Cards)

Homework 
Quizlet Link: None

Monday - None
Tuesday - None
Wednesday - None
Thursday - None

Upcoming Tests/Quizzes  
None

What Are We Doing This Week? 

Monday 
Students will participate in Board Game Day during each block. They may bring in board games from home to play or play board games available in the classroom. 

Tuesday
Students will participate in Outdoor Game Day and play a variety of outdoor games.

Wednesday
Students will participate in Electronics Day during each block. They may bring in electronics to use to play games and other appropriate activities with friends during class. 

Thursday
Students will participate in a Clap Out ceremony at 11:45 AM to symbolize their upcoming transition to Middle School. Immediately following the Clap Out, we will travel to the picnic shelter next to the SRAC for the EOY Awards and Celebration. 

Friday
Students will celebrate the Last Day of School! Enjoy the summer!

Sunday, May 6, 2018

May 7 - 11

Important Dates:
May 7 - Reading EOG
May 8 - Math EOG
May 9 - Science EOG
May 17 - EOY Clap Out Ceremony & Awards/Party 11:45am
May 18 - Last Day of School (Report Cards)

Homework 
Quizlet Link: None

Monday - None
Tuesday - None
Wednesday - None
Thursday - None

Upcoming Tests/Quizzes  
None

What Are We Doing This Week? 

Monday 
Students will take the Reading EOG. 

Tuesday
Students will take the Math EOG.

Wednesday
Students will take the Science EOG.

Thursday
Students will participate in Movie Day during each block and enjoy popcorn during the movie. 

Friday
Students will participate in Craft Day during each block. They will make something that they will be able to take home with them. 

Saturday, April 28, 2018

April 30 - May 4

Important Dates:
May 3 - Field Day
May 7 - Reading EOG
May 8 - Math EOG
May 9 - Science EOG
May 17 - EOY Clap Out Ceremony & Awards/Party 11:45am
May 18 - Last Day of School (Report Cards)

Important Reminders  
  • Scholastic Book orders can be made online by using the classroom online code, L4D2K. Orders need to be submitted by April 30th. 
Homework 
Quizlet Link: None

Monday - Read 20 minutes, Reading Packet
Tuesday - Read 20 minutes, Reading Packet
Wednesday - Read 20 minutes, Reading Packet
Thursday - Read 20 minutes, Reading Packet

Upcoming Tests/Quizzes  
Apr 30 - Lesson 20 Root Quiz 

What Are We Doing This Week? 

Monday 
Students will take a quiz on Lesson 20 root vocabulary words. We will also work on an EOG Practice passage together as a class and continue using our test-taking strategies. If there is time, students will be able to read independently. 

Tuesday
Students will begin a two-day EOG test prep center rotation. They will work in small groups and rotate through the first two centers. The centers will help students review skills that will be assessed on the EOG and give them the opportunity to practice using the test-taking strategies we have been practicing. If there is time, students will be able to read independently.

Wednesday
Students will continue a two-day test prep center rotation. They will work in small groups and rotate through the last two centers. The centers will help students review skills that will be assessed on the EOG and give them the opportunity to practice using the test-taking strategies we have been practicing. If there is time, students will be able to read independently.

Thursday
Students will continue working on test prep for the EOG by using technology. They will log in to Freckle.com and continue working on practice assignments that have been assigned to them. If there is time, students will be able to read independently.

Friday
Students will work in small groups on an EOG practice passage and play a whole group game to check their work. If there is time, students will be able to read independently. 

Sunday, April 22, 2018

April 23 - 27

Important Dates:
Apr 26 - 4th Quarter Project Due
Apr 27 - Field Trip
May 3 - Field Day
May 7 - Reading EOG
May 8 - Math EOG
May 9 - Science EOG
May 17 - EOY Clap Out Ceremony & Awards/Party 11:45am
May 18 - Last Day of School (Report Cards)

Important Reminders  
  • 4th Quarter Project information can be found HEREDue on April 26th. 
  • Scholastic Book orders can be made online by using the classroom online code, L4D2K. Orders need to be submitted by April 30th. 
  • Quizlet: Students can request to be a part of my Quizlet class by using the following link: https://quizlet.com/join/SRMQ8E3df  Once they have joined they will always have access to the Root Vocabulary for each week and can study using the games and other activities available on Quizlet. 
Homework 

Monday - Read 20 minutes, Lesson 20 Roots 20A & B
Tuesday - Read 20 minutes, Lesson 20 Roots 20C & D
Wednesday - Read 20 minutes, Lesson 20 Roots 20E & F
Thursday - Read 20 minutes, Study Lesson 20 Root Vocabulary

**Root Packet due Monday, April 30th**

Upcoming Tests/Quizzes  
Apr 23 - Lesson 19 Root Quiz
Apr 30 - Lesson 20 Root Quiz 

What Are We Doing This Week? 

Monday 
Students will take a quiz on Lesson 19 root vocabulary words. We will also work on an EOG Practice passage together as a class and continue using our test-taking strategies. If there is time, students will be able to read independently. 

Tuesday
Students will work on an EOG Practice passage in small groups and continue to use test-taking strategies they have learned. If there is time, students will be able to read independently.

Wednesday
Students will have an EOG Technology day using Edulastic.com and Freckle.com. If there is time, students will be able to read independently.

Thursday
Students will work on an EOG Practice passage in small groups and then play a whole class game to check the answers. We will also go over some field trip reminders for Friday's field trip. 4th Quarter Poetry Poster Project Due. If there is time, students will be able to read independently. 

Friday
Field Trip 

Sunday, April 15, 2018

April 16 - 20

Important Dates:
Apr 19 - Progress Reports
Apr 20 - Talent Show 6:00pm
Apr 26 - 4th Quarter Project Due
Apr 27 - Field Trip
May 3 - Field Day
May 7 - Reading EOG
May 8 - Math EOG
May 9 - Science EOG
May 17 - EOY Clap Out Ceremony & Awards/Party 11:45am
May 18 - Last Day of School (Report Cards)

Important Reminders  
  • 4th Quarter Project information can be found HEREDue on April 26th. 
  • Scholastic Book orders can be made online by using the classroom online code, L4D2K. Orders need to be submitted by April 20th. 
  • Quizlet: Students can request to be a part of my Quizlet class by using the following link: https://quizlet.com/join/SRMQ8E3df  Once they have joined they will always have access to the Root Vocabulary for each week and can study using the games and other activities available on Quizlet. 
Homework 

Monday - Read 20 minutes, Reading Packet, Lesson 19 Roots 19A & B
Tuesday - Read 20 minutes, Reading Packet, Lesson 19 Roots 19C & D
Wednesday - Read 20 minutes, Reading Packet, Lesson 19 Roots 19E & F
Thursday - Read 20 minutes, Reading Packet, Study Lesson 19 Root Vocabulary

**Reading Packet due Friday, April 20th**
**Root Packet due Monday, April 23rd**

Upcoming Tests/Quizzes  
Apr 16 - 17 - Practice EOG
Apr 23 - Lesson 19 Root Quiz
Apr 30 - Lesson 20 Root Quiz 

What Are We Doing This Week? 

Monday 
Students will begin to work on a practice EOG in class today. If there is time, students will be able to read independently. 

Tuesday
Students will continue to work on a practice EOG in class. Most students will finish today, but if some need more time, they will have time tomorrow in class. If there is time, students will be able to read independently.

Wednesday
Students will begin reviewing the practice EOG that they worked on in class on Monday and Tuesday. If there is time, students will be able to read independently.

Thursday
Students will finish reviewing the practice EOG. If there is time, students will be able to read independently. 

Friday
Students will have a project workday in class in order to work on their 4th Quarter Poetry Poster Project. This is a time for students to get help from the teacher and to work independently on any aspects of the project they have not completed outside of school. The finished project is due on April 26th. 

Friday, April 6, 2018

April 9 - 13

Important Dates:
Apr 17 - Elementary Art Show 5:30pm
Apr 19 - Progress Reports
Apr 20 - Talent Show 6:00pm
Apr 26 - 4th Quarter Project Due
Apr 27 - Field Trip
May 3 - Field Day
May 7 - Reading EOG
May 8 - Math EOG
May 9 - Science EOG
May 17 - EOY Clap Out Ceremony & Awards/Party 11:45am
May 18 - Last Day of School (Report Cards)

Important Reminders  
  • 4th Quarter Project information can be found HERE. Due on April 26th. 
  • Scholastic Book orders can be made online by using the classroom online code, L4D2K. Orders need to be submitted by April 20th. 
  • Quizlet: Students can request to be a part of my Quizlet class by using the following link: https://quizlet.com/join/SRMQ8E3df  Once they have joined they will always have access to the Root Vocabulary for each week and can study using the games and other activities available on Quizlet. 
Homework 
Quizlet Link: None

Monday - Read 20 minutes, Reading Packet
Tuesday - Read 20 minutes, Reading Packet
Wednesday - Read 20 minutes, Reading Packet
Thursday - Read 20 minutes, Reading Packet

**Reading Packet due Friday, April 13th**

Upcoming Tests/Quizzes  
Apr 16 - 17 - Practice EOG
Apr 23 - Lesson 19 Root Quiz
Apr 30 - Lesson 20 Root Quiz 

What Are We Doing This Week? 

Monday 
Students will review test-taking strategies and begin to review for the EOG. We will read a sample EOG passage together as a group while practicing the test-taking strategies we reviewed at the beginning of class. Students will also bring home permission forms for the field trip for parents to sign and return to school. If there is time, students will be able to read independently. 

Tuesday
Students will begin a two-day EOG test prep center rotation. They will work in small groups and rotate through the first two centers. The centers will help students review skills that will be assessed on the EOG and give them the opportunity to practice using the test-taking strategies we have learned this week. If there is time, students will be able to read independently.

Wednesday
Students will continue a two-day test prep center rotation. They will work in small groups and rotate through the last two centers. The centers will help students review skills that will be assessed on the EOG and give them the opportunity to practice using the test-taking strategies we have learned this week. If there is time, students will be able to read independently.

Thursday
Students will continue working on test prep for the EOG by using technology. They will log in to Edulastic.com and begin working on EOG practice assignments that have been assigned to them. If there is time, students will be able to read independently. 

Friday
Students will have an EOG Prep Game Day. We will play a game called, Stinky Feet, while students work in small groups to read and answer the passage questions. Students will continue to use the test-taking strategies we have practiced throughout the week. 

Sunday, March 25, 2018

March 26 - 29

Important Dates:
Mar 29 - Spring Musical 7:00PM
Mar 30 - Apr 8 - Spring Break

Important Reminders  
  • 4th Quarter Project information can be found HERE
  • Scholastic Book orders can be made online by using the classroom online code, L4D2K. Orders need to be submitted by April 20th. 
  • Quizlet: Students can request to be a part of my Quizlet class by using the following link: https://quizlet.com/join/SRMQ8E3df  Once they have joined they will always have access to the Root Vocabulary for each week and can study using the games and other activities available on Quizlet. 
Homework 
Quizlet Link: Poetry Vocabulary

Monday - Read 20 minutes
Tuesday - Read 20 minutes
Wednesday - Read 20 minutes
Thursday - None

**Lesson 18 Root Packet due Monday, March 26th**

Upcoming Tests/Quizzes  
Mar. 26 - Lesson 18 Root Quiz
Mar. 28 - Poetry Vocab & Comprehension Test

What Are We Doing This Week? 

Monday 
Students will take a quiz on Lesson 18 root vocabulary words. After the quiz, students in the first block will go over examples of idioms and read a short story with lots examples. We will discuss what the real meaning is of each example. Second and third block classes will be shown how to compare and contrast two poems based on the criteria they must use for the 4th Quarter Poetry Poster Project. We will read two example poems, compare and contrast the poems, and write a summary that discusses the similarities and differences between the two based on the project criteria. If there is time, students will be able to read independently. 

Tuesday
Students will review idioms and poetry vocabulary for the poetry test they will take on Wednesday. We will also review strategies in reading poems and answering comprehension questions about them. If there is time, students will be able to read independently.

Wednesday
Students will take a test on poetry including the vocabulary words for poetry. If there is time, students will be able to read independently.

Thursday
Students will have class time to work on their 4th Quarter Poetry Poster Project. They should have two poems chosen by the end of class and submitted the titles to Mrs. Tyson using the google form link that was sent through email last week. Remember, students should be working on this project outside of school as well. If there is time, students will be able to read independently. 

Friday
Spring Break Begins