Mrs. Riche's Weekly Overview
Week of November 12 , 2018
Spelling: Pretest Thursday - Test Friday
Skill: words ending with /-tion/
** For the remainder of the school year, the 5 or so spelling tests given during each 9 weeks will be averaged and counted as one grade at the end of the 9 weeks.
English Language Arts: Hatchet Vocab. Test #2 - Tuesday
Test on Elements of a Plot - Friday.
We will continue reading the realistic fiction novel, Hatchet, by Gary Paulsen. Skills will focus on story elements / elements of a plot.
*Nightly homework - Students will be required to read at least 20 minutes per night and enter a daily response on their "Reading Connections" log. The responses will be shared daily in class.
** Students will be assigned 13 Achieve 3000 articles to be completed by Friday,December 14th. Students may do one article per week at home.
Math: - Test on material covered this week - Friday
We have begun Chapter 2: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents. We will focus on rational numbers (any number that can be written as a fraction). Skills will include modeling, comparing, and converting decimals percents, and fractions.
*Nightly Math homework
Virtue of the month --- Thankfulness
Picture Retakes - November 13th.
Thanksgiving holiday - next week!
**Always refer to the overview for your Social Studies and Science teacher each week.