Daily Update

2 1/2 weeks to Christmas Break! We will be starting “A Christmas Carol” this week. Also, we will continue our novel study of “The Watsons go to Birmingham”. Be sure to remind your student to study his/her flashcards. Click here for flashcards.

Daily Update

Today in class we completed Flush chapter 9-10 worksheet and discussed irony, foreshadowing and suspense. Students received new notecards and will have a latin root quiz on Friday. Please remind them to review these notecards. Click here for flashcards.

Daily Update

We completed and turned in our 1st writing benchmark test today. Everyone worked hard and did a great job working with new computer programs, EssayTagger and Google Classroom. I will be reviewing these writing selections over the next couple of weeks to determine the direction of my writing instruction. Thanks for a great 3rd week of school! Have a wonderful weekend!

Daily Update

Students completed an initial writing benchmark test today. These paper will be used to give me a good idea of how to progress with writing instruction this year. Also, as students add writing to their portfolios, this writing sample can be used to access growth in writing. Students worked hard during this benchmark and I was proud of their efforts. Please remember to remind your student to review his/her flashcards. You may click here for this week’s flashcards.

Daily Update

The school year is off to a great start! Students completed their annual benchmark test today and will complete their writing benchmark test on Monday. I am looking forward to working with your student this year on reading and writing. Please be sure to remind your student to review their latin root words for Friday’s quiz. You may click here to review the flashcards.