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Feb. 19-23. 2018
Due Date: 2/23/2018
Subject: Language Arts

Feb. 19-23, 2018

IXL SKILLS: Each student has their log-in information in their agenda.

https://www.ixl.com/signin/lewisburges

 

This week all students must complete Text Structure-S.2 Compare and Contrast in Informational Texts.

 

 Social Studies

 Natural Disasters and their locations on the map

Reading/ Making Meaning

Unit 6- Analyzing Text Structure

Genre- Expository Nonfiction Articles

Students will read and analyze multiple expository nonfiction articles. Students will practice skimming the article by reading the title, subtitle, and headings.

 

Unit 7-Analyzing Text Structure

Genre- Expository Nonfiction Text

Mentor text: Survival and Loss

Focus skills:

  • Hear and discuss part of an expository text.
  • Identify what they learn from the text.

IXL Skills Practice: N.1-N.4, S.5

Vocabulary Words for weeks 17-20 are in students' notebooks. The words are located in the "Forms" tab. 

 

Being a Writer

Unit- Expository Nonfiction

Focus Skills:

  • use various sources of information to research topics
  • modify and expand their thinking based on research.
  • take notes in their own words
  • draft informational reports and include facts, details, and other information
  • explore transitional words and phrases
  • confer with one another and the teacher

Tuesday- Write notecards for information found in nonfiction books.

Wednesday- Continue writing note cards using nonficiton books, organize note cards, rewrite information in their own words if they haven't done that already, and begin writing draft.

Thursday- Complete draft and revise to publish.

Friday- Continue to work on writing. It will be finalized and published on Monday. 

 

IXL SKILLS PRACTICE: P.1-P.3

 

 

 

 Grammar

Prepositions, prepositional phrases, and subject/verb agreement will be tested on Wednesday.

We will begin adjectives on Wednesday.

IXL SKILLS PRACTICE: E.1, E.2, E.7-E.9

REVIEW SKILLS: F.1-F.4, B.3-B.9

 

 Spelling

Week 23

  1. particles
  2. apart
  3. department
  4. partly
  5. medicine
  6. microscope
  7. telephone
  8. photograph
  9. effortless
  10. immigrant
  11. conference
  12. universe
  13. computer
  14. layer
  15. quarter

The spelling test will given on Friday.

 

IXL SKILLS PRACTICE: J.3-J.10, K.1-K.7