Last day of testing for our class! Phew. Nice work this week--I know they are no fun. This week so far we created new folders for our work, went over Quarter 2 expectations and goals. This included talking about how you will earn Reading Points and Writing Points throughout the quarter--if you have questions about this, please let me know. In hours 1 and two we also worked on looking at "internal" and "external" aspects of a story we know well. You listed the events of a sto
Welcome back! A strange welcome back for 1st and 3rd hour: OLPA testing! 2nd hour, you get to join in the fun tomorrow. 3rd Hour: please remember to go to first lunch tomorrow and then come to the library. HOMEWORK: Keep reading and working on your bookmarks. Get some good rest tonight. Ms. K
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Hooray! It's "fake Friday!" Today we'll learn about how to get e-books from the public library, get ready for the 6th grade dance, and have some fun reviewing Quarter 2 expectations. Homework: Over the long weekend please keep reading and working on your reading bookmarks. Happy Hmong New Year and Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you spend some time this weekend thinking about the people who care about you and who you care about. --Ms. K P.S. By the way--if you are interested in w
Happy "fake Thursday" everyone! Today (except for 2nd hour) we'll: 1. Do Now: Write or draw in response to one of the "Questions for Memoirists" you taped into your notebook awhile back 2. Partner work: Look at what makes a good (or bad) beginning of a story. Re-write the beginning of your story from last quarter. 3. If extra time: make an external/internal chart of a book you've read Homework: Keep reading and filling out your bookmark notes. Remember if you finish one, gra
Happy Short Week! Today will be the last day of having a sub for reading testing! On the agenda: 1. Do Now: DEAR (Drop Everything and Read): Paper book or RAZ kids 2. Watch a short film "The Lost Thing"--once stopping to reflect a few times, and then once without stopping 3. If extra time, try out some of the games on this site (click GAMES above) No homework! --Ms. K P.S. This video.