Mrs. Melissa Spell « Teacher Connection / Documents / Calendar
Dear Students and Families,
Thank you for having your students preview our science labs on Think Central. The students have shared that previewing the lesson helps with the acutal hands on experiements in the classroom. Also, remember Brainpop Jr. is a great resources students can use at home to help with all skills.
Students have thier log in infomration for Think Central (science and math) and Connect Ed (language arts and social studies) glued on the first page of thier agenda.
Spelling Pre Test - Monday
Spelling Test - Thursday
Selection/Vocabulary Test - Thursday
Reading Comprehension Test - Friday
Class Valentine's Exchange - Friday Feb. 12th
Our lunch is from 11:34-11:59.
Please remember to check my teacher connection page for homework (located on the calendar below). Please remember to initial your student's agenda each night and record any transportation changes as well.
February 5th: Quarter Mid-Point
February 12th - Valentine Exchange
February 15th - Student Holiday
Instructional Focus: February 8-12, 2016
English/ Language Arts: Unit 5 Week 2
Essential Question: How can we reuse what we already have?
Shared Read: The New Hoop
Genre: Realistic Ficiton
Comprehension Skill: Point of Vies
Comprehension Strategy: Summarize
Vocabulary Strategy: homographs
Grammar: subject and object pronouns
Literature Anthology (Close Reading)- Brave Tavo
Genre: Fairy Tale
Paired Read: (Compare Text)- When Corn Was Cash
Genre: Exopsitory Text
Phonics/Fluency: Compound Words
Vocabulary Words- (Unit 5 Week 2) admit, barter, considered, humble, magnificient, payment, reluctantly
Spelling Words- (Unit 5 Week 2)
Math- Chapter 10 test is on Tuesday, Feb. 9th. Chapter 11 - Perimeter and Area
Math Facts: This week we will be focusing on the multiples of 7- timed for 1 minute. Friday's timed fact assessment will be taken for a grade.
Social Studies - Unit 1: The Geography of North America and the Caribbean
Writing: Synthesizing Two Texts
I hope you enjoyed a wonderfule weekend. I look forward to seeing you Monday!
2015-2016 School Calendar -
January Newsletter -
Spelling Words - All Units -
Think Central Log In Directions -
Vocabulary Words - All Units -
Volunteer Application Page 1 -
Volunteer Application Page 2 -