Parent Update week of October 30th
This week in 3rd grade Reading and English, we focused on summarizing short stories, picking out main events in a story, and making sure they are in order of beginning, middle, and end. We continue to work on subject and predicates of a sentence as a whole class and they started to practice independently. They also enjoyed a couple Halloween activities and centers on Friday.
4th Grade ELA
This week in 4th grade Reading and English, we have been focusing on prefixes, suffixes, and root words and will continue to do that throughout second quarter. They also have been working on apostrophe practice, specifically possessive nouns. As a class we practiced them and they will be working on them independently next week. Number the Stars is our next whole class novel we will be reading, which we started this week. Lastly, they enjoyed a couple Halloween activities and centers on Friday.
5th Grade ELA
This week in 5th grade Reading and English, we had our chapter 4 Greek and Latin root word quiz. They had two interactive notebook lessons, one on how readers learn about characters and one on apostrophes. We specifically worked on possessive nouns, which we will continue to do through next week. Our next whole class novel is Among the Hidden, which we started this week. Lastly, the had a couple of Halloween activities and enjoyed centers on Friday.
Our classroom basket theme is rainbow. Every student was assigned a color and we are collecting items until November 27th