Below is each of the subject areas in English Language Arts. Homework is usually given Monday to Thursday. Generally Friday night homework is not given, but on occasion there might be. All homework needs to be completed neatly and in cursive the way it was modeled in class.
Any questions, please ask.
Those parents who wish to order from Scholastic Books, please copy and paste link for the 6A homeroom. Students will be receiving flyers about every month and there are books available online as well.
ELA Update for Monday, April 24 to Friday, April 28, 2017
This week we are working our best on...
Unit 4: The Arts
Lesson 19: Darnell Rock Reporting
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Essential Question: Why is it important to be aware of your community's needs?
Comprehension Target Skill: Author's Purpose
Comprehension Target Strategy: Summarize
Decoding: Recognizing Suffixes
Spelling: Suffixes -ful, -ly, -ness, -less, -ment
Grammar: Kinds of Adjectives (what Kind? Origin? How Many?), Adjectives with Linking Verbs, and Articles
Vocabulary Strategies: Greek and Latin Suffixes -ism, -ist, -ible, -able
Copy and use the link to view the Lesson 18 Focus Wall throughout the week:
Story Vocabulary, found on the Focus Wall, can be reviewed using this link. Copy and paste in browser:
Story Assessments are usually given on a weekly basis either by written test or online assessment.
Writing - Writing Prompts - One topic (five in all) is due every Friday. This week the second prompt should be written in a paragraph, however it will not be collected until all five are due on Friday, May 19th.
Student should be writing homework in his/her planner every day, parent should be checking and initialing the planner and written homework each night to ensure it is completed neatly and in its entirety.
Spelling: Lesson 19
Tuesday - write Lesson 19 words in copybook
Wednesday - write Lesson 19 words in copybook
Thursday - complete Lesson 19 activity handout
Reader's Notebook: comprehension, vocabulary and decoding testing is given at the end of each week unless the school week is shortened. Students should not only be completing the RNB pages but reviewing them also.
READER'S NOTEBOOK and handouts
Monday - complete RNB og, 223 and handout on adjectives
Tuesday - complete RNB pgs. 224, 225, 256
Wednesday - complete RNB pgs. 255 and 258
Thursday - complete RNB pg.240
Reading: Students are reading a trade book, "Hound Dog True" by Linda Urban. The books have been distributed each have been assigned a number for each student. They are to used with good care while they are in each student's possession. Any book returned in poor condition or becomes lost, will be the students' responsibility to replace or pay for the cost of the book.
This week, the class is responsible for reading up through Chapter 20.
ReadWorks - distributed on Monday and due Friday, 4/28
God Bless Our Work!