• Reading/Language Arts

      Week of: February 18 - 22

     You're braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. -A. A. Milne

     

     

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  • Reading Skills: 

    Reading Novel:  Esperanza Rising by Pam Mundoz Ryan

    Reading Skills:  Understanding Literary Structure

    Reading Vocabulary              

    1. ritual - a ceremony consisting of a series of actions performed in a specific order
    2. frigid - showing no friendliness or enthusiasm
    3. riveted - to be fascinated or engrossed in someone or something
    4. cavernous - giving the impression of vast, dark depths
    5. atrocious – extremely wicked, brutal, or cruel
    6. yearning – a tender or urgent longing
    7. penetrating – to pass into or through; pierce
    8. regimented – treated in a rigid, uniform manner
    9. taunting – insulting or challenging sarcastically
    10. looming – a mirage where objects below the horizon appear to be raised above their true positions

     

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  • Language Arts Skills: 

     

    Language Arts: Inappropriate shifts in verbs & Perfect Verb Tense

    Spelling:  Words with Schwa

    1. waterproof                      11. lightweight
    2. teaspoon                          12. fishhook          
    3. grasshopper                    13. spotlight        
    4. homesick                          14. blindfold        
    5. barefoot                            15. whirlpool     
    6. courthouse                      16. tablespoon 
    7. earthquake                      17. greenhouse
    8. rowboat                            18. postcard
    9. scrapbook                        19. hummingbird
    10. countryside                     20. thumbtack

    BONUS: *sledgehammer, *brokenhearted, *chalkboard, 

    *straightforward, *granddaughter

     

    Social Studies:  Social Studies Weekly #20 - "The Louisiana Purchase"

     

    Homework: Complete daily homework packet; AR read 10 minutes each night

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  • Announcements:

     

    Feb. 21 - Reading Skills and Comprehension Test

    Feb. 27 - Spelling Test

    Feb. 28 - Vocabulary Test

     

     

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  • February Students of the Month

    Mrs. Barton - Peyton McGill

    Mrs. Champagne - Dalton Toothman

    Mrs. Jones - Jadyn Pylate

    Mrs. Poole - 

    Mrs. Seay - Avrey Guillotte

    Mrs. Smith - 

    Mrs. Stewart - Andrew Ely

    Ms. Thrash - Ruby Ochoa

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