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posted Nov 17, 2017, 1:39 PM by Joanna Vargas

*Unit 2 Quiz Tuesday, 11/21/17.  This unit only contained 5 lessons, most of which were skills learned in previous grades.  They include:

Lesson 10: Common and Proper Nouns

Lesson 11: Singular and Plural Nouns

Lesson 12: Irregular Plural Nouns

Lesson 13: Possessive Nouns

Lesson 14: Appositives


11/16/17 Homework

posted Nov 16, 2017, 12:42 PM by Joanna Vargas

-Grammar page 50

-Read for 10 minutes


11/15/17 Homework

posted Nov 15, 2017, 12:42 PM by Joanna Vargas

-Published ‘Turkey Tale’ due tomorrow (typed or written).  *I will not collect/grade the graphic organizers; they were used to ensure the story included all elements  (Lead, character traits, problem/solution, plot has flow and includes a beginning, middle, and end).

-Complete the illustration started in class today that will be displayed with your Thanksgiving acrostic poem.


11/14/17 Homework

posted Nov 14, 2017, 12:36 PM by Joanna Vargas

-Worksheet

Upcoming:

-’A Turkey Tale’ final, published piece due Thursday. *I will not collect/grade the graphic organizers; they were used to ensure the story included all elements  (Lead, character traits, problem/solution, plot has flow and includes a beginning, middle, and end).


11/13/17 Homework

posted Nov 13, 2017, 12:57 PM by Joanna Vargas

-Thanksgiving Editing worksheet (5 sentences)

-”The Respectable Turkey” Story/Comprehension worksheet (5 multiple choice questions)

-Final copy of Thanksgiving Acrostic Poem (most were printed in class today)


Upcoming:

-’A Turkey Tale’ final copy (writing based on ‘Turkey in Disguise’ craft)


11/9/17 Homework

posted Nov 9, 2017, 1:22 PM by Joanna Vargas   [ updated Nov 9, 2017, 1:26 PM ]

-Spelling Test tomorrow

-Read for 10 minutes

-On a sticky note, please indicate where you used a comprehension strategy during your reading, and how it helped.

The strategies we learned (students took notes on these a few weeks ago):

-Summarize and Share

-Make Connections

-Monitor for Understanding

-Preview the Text

-Set a Purpose

-Create Mental Pictures

-Reread to Clarify

-Learn New Words (context clues)

*Students only need to write a brief note on ONE of these


11/8/17

posted Nov 8, 2017, 12:49 PM by Joanna Vargas

-Vocabulary page 43

*page 42 was last night’s homework, but I was unable to post it online (it was posted in our classroom), so an extra day extension was given

-Vocabulary Test Unit 4 tomorrow

-Thanksgiving Acrostic Poem (with sensory details) draft needs to be completed.  We have been working on this in class (most students already turned it in.)

Upcoming:

-Spelling Unit 4 Test Friday, 11/10


11/6/17 Homework

posted Nov 6, 2017, 12:44 PM by Joanna Vargas

-Grammar Quiz on Lessons 5-9 tomorrow (I was available during lunch for extra review time today)

-’Disguise a Turkey’ craft due Wednesday, 11/8.  We will use this for a writing activity later in the week.

Upcoming:

-Grammar Unit One Multiple Choice Test Wednesday, 11/8

-Vocabulary Unit 4 Test Thursday, 11/9

-Spelling Unit 4 Test Friday, 11/10


11/3/17

posted Nov 3, 2017, 12:46 PM by Joanna Vargas

-Grammar Study Guide practice questions for Lessons 5-9 due Monday, 11/6

-’Disguise a Turkey’ craft due Wednesday, 11/8.  We will use this for a writing activity in class next week.

Upcoming:

-Quiz on Grammar Lessons 5-9 Tuesday, 11/7

-Grammar Unit One Multiple Choice Test Wednesday, 11/8

-Vocabulary Unit 4 Test Thursday, 11/9

-Spelling Unit 4 Test Friday, 11/10


11/2/17 Homework

posted Nov 2, 2017, 12:40 PM by Joanna Vargas

-Quiz on Lessons 1-4 tomorrow

Upcoming:

-Grammar Study Guide practice questions for Lessons 5-9 due Monday, 11/6

-Quiz on Grammar Lessons 5-9 Tuesday, 11/7

-Grammar Unit One Multiple Choice Test Wednesday, 11/8

-Vocabulary Unit 4 Test Thursday, 11/9

-Spelling Unit 4 Test Friday, 11/10


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