Nov.5-9 and Nov. 12-16
4th-American Revolution unit
5th-The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe unit
On-going Standards Based I Can Statements:
* Summarize the text, asking and answering questions referring to the text as a basis for my answers. (on-going, incorporating numerous RL standards- RI and RL 4-5.10) ~ Guidebook lessons, completing story map, literature circles, theme wall. **Informally assessed this week through observational data
* Given a text based prompt and/or text related question using graphic organizers and writing strategies, I can unpack the prompt, determine the purpose of the writing, use the prompt to compose a turn -around statement and produce a clear and coherent response that is appropriate to task, purpose, and audience effectively addressing content, evidence, structure and conventions. (W4-5.3-5, W 4-5.8-10) Guidebook lessons, Constructed response questions, writing prompts, Reading Logs, IReady **Informally assessed this week on IReady questions
*Demonstrate a command of conventions of English grammar and usage when editing and writing sentences , effectively incorporating the mentor sentence skill into my writing. (L4-5.1;L4-5.3; L4-5.5) **constructed response questions, essays, formally assessed on Mentor Sentence test (Minor) using student created rubric
*Using Guidebook texts., use close reading strategies to engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in whole group, literature circles, and teacher-led) asking and answering questions using text evidence to support my responses, making connections, building on others’ ideas and expressing my own clearly using discussion starter sticks, question cards, graphic organizers, and bookmarks. (SL 4-5.1) (RF 4-5.4) (SL 4-5.2)(Numerous RL, RI standards addressed)**Informally assessed through observations of Lit. Circles, class discussions, story map, rubrics, Guidebook lessons
Homework will consist of completing work that was not finished in class and/or redoing tests and assignments to make necessary corrections. Please see the front of the manila folder marked ELA HW for further instructions.
Homework will be turned in completed the day after the folder goes home.Please check to see that your child has completed all homework. Your child will receive a reward for completed homework that is mostly correct. I will also collect homework for a participation grade.