Parent update week of October 9
This week in 3rd grade English and Reading, students had an interactive notebook lesson on main idea and details. We practiced together as a class, watched a Brainpop video on main idea, and next week they will start to practice on their own. They also have been learning about analogies and figuring out relationships between words. We practiced everyday together, and will continue to practice into next week. Our classroom novel is still being read out loud together, and they are all working on finding chapter books they enjoy reading independently. On Friday, they enjoyed a round of literacy centers.
4th Grade ELA
This week In 4th grade English and Reading, students had a grammar lesson on comma rules. They practiced by correcting sentences and finding what rule it was in their notes. We will continue to practice into next week. We have also been learning about analogies and word relationships, as well as still practicing making inferences from text we read. They were also introduced to a close read, which forces them to think as they are reading, we will be continuing the close read into next week. We are almost finished with our classroom novel, and they are working on finding independent chapter books they really enjoy. Lastly, they enjoyed centers on Friday.
5th Grade ELA
This week in 5th grade English and Reading, we continued on in our whole class novel, they created their own new words for an object because that what the character does in our classroom novel, they presented them to the class, and they will be hung in the hallway. They also had an interactive notebook lesson on comma rules, and we practiced them together. We have been working on word relationships, and analogies within the classroom, and lastly they enjoyed centers on Friday!