Snow Make Up Days

Reminders/Upcoming Important Dates:

  • Jan 20, 2020 No School- MLK
  • Jan. 27, 2020 No School- Teacher Work Day

Writing Lab: Students have a daily journal entry which focuses on a skill each day. Mondays students will learn about prefixes, suffixes, and root words. Tuesdays students will learn rules for editing written work. Wednesdays students will learn about parts of speech and sentence structure. Thursdays students are learning about frequently used idioms, which helps with inference based skills. Fridays students are given a writing prompt and asked to do a quick write. 

  • The main focus for this week's lessons will be starting our new unit of Information Writing. On Friday, students will be participating in progress monitoring.

6th English language arts: Students have a daily journal entry which focuses on a skill each day. Mondays students will learn about prefixes, suffixes, and root words. Tuesdays students will learn rules for editing written work. Wednesdays students will learn about parts of speech and sentence structure. Thursdays students are learning about frequently used idioms, which helps with inference based skills. Fridays students are given a writing prompt and asked to do a quick write. 

  • This week we are starting back in our reading curriculum learning how to break words apart to better decode as well as increase our comprehension. On Friday, students will be participating in progress monitoring.

Learning strategies:  Students are setting weekly goals and reflecting about what they have learned in class and reviewing class expectations. We will be introducing restorative circles to become a community of learners that help each other succeed. The students will be continuing to learn executive functioning skills through direct instruction and then will have an opportunity to practice the skills taught.  On Friday students will reflect on the goal he/she set for the week and have an individual conference with the teacher to review his/her goal, grades, and missing work.

Self-Understanding, Organizational Skills, Time Management Abilities, Emotion Control, Behavior Control, Flexibility, Initiative, Attention, Working Memory, Persistence

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