Nightly Homework:
The following assignments are to be done EVERY night.

  • MATH - Study Multiplication Math Facts (2's and 3s)

  • READING - Read for 20 minutes each night from a self-selected book.

  • SPELLING & VOCABULARY - Study and practice the spelling and vocabulary word list each night. Students may study spelling words however they choose or use the Tic-Tac-Toe Choice Board found in the D.O.T. Binder. Spelling tests are administered each Monday. 


         Latitude & Longitude


October 15
  •  MATH:
    Spiral Review Monday
October 16
  • MATH:
    Spiral Review Tuesday
    Reread Whooping Cranes in Danger. This text has been assigned through Reading Wonders Online or students can read from their text book (pg. 172).

    Irregular Plural Nouns pg. 28
October 17
  • MATH:
    Spiral Review Wednesday. 
    Finish Whooping Crane comprehension questions if questions were not finished in class. Due tomorrow, October 18.
    Irregular Plural Nouns Worksheet
    Complete spelling sort in preparation for Thursday's spelling test.

Multplication Speed Drill (2s)

Graded Papers Go Home Today

October 18
  • MATH:
    Spiral Review Thursday
    Achieve 3000 - Complete one of your four articles for the week.
    Study Tier 2 Vocabulary words in prepartion for Friday's vocabulary test.

Unit 2 Week 4 Reading Test

Unit 2 Week 4 Spelling Test

October 19
  • Homework Packet goes home today.

Tier 2 Vocabulary Test
















What is a Mentor Sentence?
(click on the title to watch a video)

Every two weeks our grammar lesson will focus on a "mentor sentence". The "mentor sentence" is taken from a piece of children's literature. The purpose of the "mentor sentence" is to provide students with the opportunity to learn from REAL authors. Students examine quality sentences and learn the mechanics of grammar, build fluency, and become better stronger writers.

During the first week, homework will focus on a spiral grammar review. Mentor sentences give us the opportunity to study several aspects of grammar repeatedly with each new sentence (a spiral review).  During the spiral review, students will focus on subjects/predicates, parts of speech, types of sentences, simple/compound/complex sentences, suffixes & prefixes, and homonyms.

During the second week, homework will focus on 2-3 key concepts where students can practice the skill an apply the strategies. The assignments for the second week will be assigned through the homework agenda listed above. There will NOT be a spiral grammar sheet during week 2 of the mentor sentence. 



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