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Week of February 6th – 10th

February 12, 2017 by saveryt   

Please note the following upcoming dates:

  • Tuesday, February 14th, Valentine’s Day Party 2:30 pm
  • Friday, February 17th – no school for students, no aftercare provided
  • Monday, February 20th – Presidents’ Day – no school


Language Arts:

  • Essential Question: Why do we need government?
  • Genre:  Informational Text:  Narrative Nonfiction
  • Comprehension Strategy & Skill:
    • Ask and answer questions
    • Cause and effect
  • Vocabulary:  Latin Roots
  • Spelling:  Inflectional endings: -ed, -ing, when to double the consonant
  • Grammar:  
    • Pronouns
      • Personal pronouns (subject pronouns)
      • Introduced to relative and indefinite pronouns
    • Agreement between pronoun and its antecedent



  • Reviewed for Unit 6 assessment
  • Administered Unit 6 assessment
  • Administered a Benchmark assessment for units 1 – 6



  • Opinion Writing:  Finished rough draft 3 point paragraph on Wishes for the World
  • Typing/printing rough draft for further revision
  • Mini-marathon writing – 5 to 7 topics within 20 minutes in writer’s notebook



  • Averyt
    • Continued our robotics unit.  Ask your child about their progress.
  • Holobek
    • Reviewed for Sun, Moon, and Planets assessment
    • Administered Sun, Moon, and Planets assessment
    • Read articles about Galileo, Copernicus, and Newton
    • Created a timeline of the major discoveries/inventions/theories of Galileo, Copernicus, and Newton
  • Williams
    • Continued to work on our healthy eating projects.  Ask your child about what their group has accomplished thus far.



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