Author Archives: Mrs. Edwards

Literature in Language Arts

During the first quarter, we worked on mostly informational text standards.  Now in the second quarter, we have moved into a study of literature.  In fifth grade we will focus mostly on stories and poems.  Our first goal is for … Continue reading

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In the Land of Language Arts

Writing: As we approach the end of the first quarter (Oct. 12), this week we will launch Kidblog, a safe website where students can publish their writing for the classroom community.  Over the last couple of weeks, students worked through … Continue reading

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Feature Update: Language Arts!

In Language Arts, we are currently working on the standard of using multiple sources of information to answer a question quickly.*  Mastering text features is a big help in achieving this.  We have been reading and analyzing texts in class … Continue reading

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Tuesday Happenings

Dear Parents, Don’t forget…tomorrow is picture day!  Send the picture order form with your child if you wish to order photos or order online.  (Even if you do not order photos, be aware that these photos will be published in … Continue reading

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Tuesday News

Greetings! We are now in the process of adding parent emails in as subscribers to this website so that when teachers add updates, you will be notified directly.  The website is the way we will keep you informed with what … Continue reading

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Language Arts in August

In August, we are busy establishing our Reading and Writing Community in the classroom.  Students are practicing being active listeners and thinkers during a variety of read-alouds, and participating in accountable discussions of the stories. Students work closely with a … Continue reading

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