Reminders: 

  • Spring Break- April 13th to April 17th
  • SBA Testing Window- Monday, April 27th to Tuesday, May 19th

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 with an emphasis on identifying the subject and predicate. 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 assessing student's ability to complete an outline and write a corresponding response as well as working on identifying subjects and predicates in a sentence.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 with an emphasis on identifying the subject and predicate. 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 creating an outline and writing a corresponding response. On Friday, students will be participating in progress monitoring. 

Learning strategies:  Students are conferencing and setting a goal/task on Monday with the teacher and reflecting on the progress with the teacher on Friday. On Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday students participate in rotations between direction instruction and independent activities. Additionally, students participate in restorative circles to build a better community of learners that help each other succeed. This week students will be continuing to learn executive functioning skills with an emphasis on perspective. There is also a guess presenter, our school psychologist, who will teach a mini CBT lesson on Thursday.

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

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