Weekly Updates for Week of September 17-21, 2018:
- MUSIC Week
- Wolf Ranch Field Trip Permission Slip & $13.00 due back by October 1. The field trip will be on Friday, October 5.
- Ice cream sold at lunch for $1.00 every Tuesday and Thursday for the year!
STAR OF THE WEEK:
Upcoming Student Birthdays
Character Pillar of the Month: R E S P O N S I B I L I T Y
Respect Pillar Award Winner: Ellie L.
Responsibility Award Winner:
Caring Award Winner:
Fairness Award Winner:
Trustworthy Award Winner:
Citizenship Award Winner:
Skills: sequence, theme, character development. Reading Assessment on Tuesday, Sept. 18th. It will include application of the above listed reading skills, the red vocabulary terms indicated below, and the foundational skill of -ed & -ing endings added to words.
DAILY BENCHMARK VOCABULARY for Porpoises in Peril
squad, assignment, contaminated, population, stable, emerged, referring, **formulate, rickety, peculiarly, cluttered, snorkeling, **temperature, thermometer, vacant, dredged, depths, scrutinize, conducted, disappointed, recognition, **precious, focused, enclosed, mouthed, evidenced, dismantle
Quizlet link for online vocabulary practice:
- Anchor Text: Porpoises in Peril
- Supporting Text(s): Mary Anning: The Girl Who Cracked Open the World
- Sleuth Story: "Fragile Frogs"
BLOCK 1: Library will be on THURSDAYS at 8:00 a.m.
BLOCK 2: Library will be on THURSDAYS at 12:45 p.m.
Grammar: progressive verb tenses, modal auxiliaries (helping verbs), compound/complex sentences
Writing: Informational Writing: Porpoises in Peril writing prompt ***Remember to be choosing/reading a biography book of your choice to prepare for the upcoming biography report. ***
Spelling: List #3: long "e" and long "o" ; Google Classroom List 3 Spelling Test on Friday, September 21
Please use online link below for Spelling City, that will help with this week's spelling words. Be sure to search "Kyriacopoulos" and click on the appropriate lesson number for the correct words for the week!
Click link for WONDEROPOLIS
Click link for Tour of the 50 States
Click link for Brain Pop!
ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS of the WEEK
1. Reading: Can you identify the theme (central message) of a story?
2. Language Arts: Can you compose an informational paragraph that includes a topic sentence, key details, and a conclusion?
Contact Information: (815) 462-2870 ext. 5354 or firstname.lastname@example.org