October 27, 2008

Week of October 27th - We will be predicting, inferring, making connections, about the stories we are reading.  We are learning if the story is fiction or non-fiction.  Discussing beginning, middle, and end of a story. Where is the story taking place (setting), who are the characters, events of the story (plot) and ending.  We are still reviewing all the long vowel sounds. 

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October 20, 2008

Welcome back from FALL BREAK!  I hope everyone had an enjoyable week off and is now rested and ready to work. 

This week we will be studying spelling words with Months, Days and Titles.  We will also be studying fiction and nonfiction reading.  Students will respond to and analyze meaning, literary techniques, and elements of literary genres. 

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October 6, 2008

Students will continue to work on open responses, review and take a semester test covering:  The Writing Process, Personal Writings and Open Responses. 

Students will also be studying words with the long vowel sound of "e" and have a test on Friday. 

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