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March 9-12

We will be finishing up our study of author’s point of view this week.  We are now into point of view involved with fiction, so asking yourself about the narrator’s point of view is important.  Have you child bring their RINNY home to review this as well as previous standards and activities.  The summative will […]

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March 2-6

This week we are turning our attention towards author’s point of view with nonfiction.  We will be reading lots of articles from different author’s and looking at whether they are working on persuading, informing, or entertaining the audience.  Please see the interactive videos attached. In skills we are going to be learning about possessive nouns. […]

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February 3-7

This week we will be taking our reading summative on text structure.  We will then move into comparing and contrasting nonfiction texts.  Please have your kiddo bring home their interactive notebook to review notes as well as lessons that we’ve completed to have a deeper understanding of what they are learning about.  Don’t forget about […]

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January 27-30

Don’t forget that your child will not have school this Friday because it’s an Inservice day.  🙂 For our Article-A-Day this week we are reading about influential people in history.  We have learned about the Wright Bothers and Martin Luther King, Jr., among others. In reading we are putting the finishing touches on text structure.  […]

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January 13-17

This week we continue to work on making connections and identifying text structure in nonfiction.  So far we have tackled sequence and now we are getting into cause and effect.  Don’t forget to have your kiddo complete the iReady videos on the Practice for Reading page. We are working on figurative language as well as simple […]

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December 16-20

In reading we are finishing our unit on finding the main idea of nonfiction texts.  The kids have been reading so many articles about plants and animals, and who could forget the one where we learned why we have gas? 🙂  We will be taking our summative Thursday or Friday of this week.  Please have […]

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December 9-13

We are continuing to learn about what main idea and key details are in a nonfiction text.  The kids have been reading lots of articles about the contribution of bees to our earth.  Using these articles whole group gives the kiddos the practice they need to apply the concept during their independent work.  Pull out […]

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December 2-6

This week we are starting our unit on locating the main idea of an article.  We will be reading lots of nonfiction texts, locating its topic, followed by what the author is trying to tell us about that topic (main idea).  Ask your child about the articles they’re reading about bees, and their Book of […]

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November 25-26

This week we are finishing up our compare and contrast unit.  Our summative will be on Tuesday of this week.  We will be starting main idea when we get back on December 2nd. In math we are finishing up time to the nearest minute and elapsed time.  If your child is still struggling with any […]

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November 18-22

This week we are working on comparing and contrasting two stories by the same author, or two stories written by the same author.  We are finding similarities and differences in characters, character traits, problem and solution, as well as theme.  Our summative will be on Tuesday, the 26th. In math we are working on time […]

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