The following assignments are to be done EVERY night.
MATH - Study
Multiplication Math Facts
(2's and 3s)
- Read for 20 minutes each night from a
- Study and practice the spelling and
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.
Spiral Review Monday
Read for 20 minutes (self
Spiral Review Monday (Mentor
Topic 2/3 Addition & Subtraction
Spiral Review Tuesday
Achieve 3000 - Complete "Bad
Spiral Review Tuesday (Mentor
Read for 20 minutes (self-selected
Spiral Review Wednesday (Mentor
Multplication Speed Drill (2s)
Achieve 3000 - Complete one of your four
articles for the week.
Spiral Review Thursday (Mentor
Unit 2 Week 1 Reading Test
Unit 2 Week 1 Spelling Test
Study for the Rocks & Minerals Test
(test on October 1)
Study for the Rivers & Mountains Test
(test on October 3)
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
During the spiral review, students will focus on
parts of speech,
types of sentences,
& prefixes, and
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
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