January 11-15, 2016
This week in English we will begin reading the novel Abduction by Peg Kehret. We will also continue to read several different genres including a journal by Will Steger who explored the North Pole and an excerpt from Helen Keller's autobiography. We will conduct a classroom spelling bee on Thursday. The school wide spelling bee will be held at the end of January.
HW: Gary Paulsen reading and questions due by Thursday.
January 4-7, 2016
Thank you for checking my website and Happy New Year! This week in English, students will be reading an excerpt from Matthew Henson's biography, "At the Top of the World." We will be focusing on comparing and contrasting Matthew Henson's journey to Robert Peary's journey.
September 28-October 2, 2015
Thank you for checking my website! This week in English, students will be reading the story, "Aaron's Gift." Our focus this week will be on identifying imagery in the text.
Homework: Synonyms & Antonyms worksheet. Due Thursday
September 21-25, 2015
Thank you for checking my website! This week in English, students will be reading the story, "Jeremiah's Song," where we will be focusing on character traits. On Thursday, we will be going to the Library. Please make sure you bring in your library books!
Homework: Vocabulary Practice sheet due Thursday