We only have a few more weeks to finish so many things in Language Arts.
Mrs. Clark's Homework
What are your intellectual strengths? (click here) Want to know more about your learning style? (click here)
The Art Show and Science Fair will be held May 14th and 15th
Gordon Korman is coming to our school May 23rd!
Don't forget, there is Early Dismissal on May 24th and No School on May 27th
2. Language Arts AM and PM
Read for about 20 minutes each day. This is a great way to build reading stamina and knowledge of vocabulary.
We have a scholastics bookclub code to use online. It is HFPHZ.
Guided Reading Groups - There are 2 groups in my Language Arts classes now for special end-of-the-year reading tasks
Writing! Writing! Writing!
Can you write a full essay, with 4-5 paragraphs, that compare and contrast?
Word Work -
Word work and vocabulary will be incorporated into Language Arts (LA). Students have been given new lists that focus on words and affixes. We are excited to work with these words in Language Arts class! Remember to use them to enhance your writing!
Mrs. Fourhman's Assignments & Projects
Always check for important papers in the orange "Important Papers" folder!
April Book Orders due Friday 4/46
**If you are interested in ordering online, please use the code HM48Y. Ordering online offers you the ease, convenience, and a larger choice of books. Additionally, you earn a $5.00 Scholastic Reward voucher and our classroom earns a free book!
Gordon Korman is Coming!
**On May 23, author Gordon Korman will be visiting our school. Reference Mrs. March's DAIS News email for details.**
It Is That Time of Year...
**When things get crazy! Be sure to check the schedule emailed home each week to see what is happening in our school during April and May. Events include Fun Day, Track Meet, Music concerts, and other celebrations**
Reading: Read 20 minutes every night, and 30 minutes over the weekend. In class, students are reading and learning how to compare and contrast adventure stories
Book Club: Students are entering Week 3 of their Adventure Book Club. Stories include On the Run, Island, and Kidnapped by Gordon Korman, as well as The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo.
Writing: It is essay time! Students are working to create four compare/contrast essays by the end of May. They will pick their favorite to edit, revise, and publish.
Mr. Baker's Homework
is getting closer. Keep working until the end of the year. No slacking !!!!!
Date: Week of May 20
*** Please remember to check your "Important Papers" envelope each night *** Gordon Korman is coming to our school May 23rd!
*** Don't forget, there is Early Dismissal on May 24th and No School on May 27th
*** Track Meet Day is May 28. Wear a GREEN shirt.
Mon. 5/20= Review Sheet
Tues. 5/21 = TEST -- Division Concepts
Wed. 5/22 = Sheet 1-1
Thurs. 5/23 = Sheet 1-2
Fri. 5/24 = NONE
--- Clark and Swope will be starting Surviving in Ecosystems