Week 7: 9/30-10/4

posted Sep 30, 2013, 8:01 PM by Dallas Price   [ updated Sep 30, 2013, 8:04 PM ]
This Week's Word Study:
Monday: PreTest & Break Words into Syllables - get pretest signed by parents. Due Tuesday.
Tuesday: Vocabulary Word Wheels: Create and present vocabulary wheels in class. Receive Vocabulary Study Guide.
Wednesday: Vocabulary Study Guide: Highlight "Gist" of the word in dictionary definitions. Mnemonic sketch in margins. Word wheels presentations continued.
Thursday: All Word Study work due. In class word study practice with vocabulary games.
Friday: Test - Spell all 25 words. Know definitions of 15 Vocabulary Words.

Reading & Social Studies
Last week, we began reading the historical fiction classic, The Witch of Blackbird Pond, in connection with our study of colonial life in the 1600's. Students should be finishing this book independently. 

Snail adoption paperwork coming home this week. Please send in any clear 2 liter bottles, if you have them.