• Mrs. Riche's Weekly Overview                        

    Week of March 18, 2019

     Spelling:  Pretest - Thursday; Test - Friday 

    This week's words will contain final /-tch/ and /ph/.

    ** For the remainder of the school year, 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:   

    This week will write a multiparagraph narrative essay including dialogue, and figurative language.

    Reading:

    For the 4th 9 weeks, students will be reading short stories. We will begin with an historical fiction story from the 6th grade reading text entitled, A Single Shard.  The story is an excerpt from the Newbery winning novel, A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park, which is set in ancient Korea. 

    Class Read: Students are completing the 6th grade novel, The Egypt Game, and maintaining a response journal as discussion questions are presented. The students will relate this fictional text to the 6th grade Social Studies text relating to ancient Egypt.

    *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. 

     

    Math: - Skills test Thursday on material covered this week

    This week we wil begin Chapter 9 based on Area. Students will review area of squares and rectangles then find the area of parallelograms.

     Extras: 

    6th grade field trip to MJH this Friday. 

    4th 9 weeks begins this week!   

    Virtue of the month --- Assertiveness

     **Always refer to the overview for your Social Studies and Science teacher each week.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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