Week 29 (April 6 – 10, 2009)

Progress reports for Mr. T’s classes went home today.

Your kids will become 5th graders in 34.5 school days.

Math 65. Problem sets 112 – 116 will be due Friday. They will test on Friday.

Shurley Grammar. Students will be classifying pattern 3 sentences.

The Spalding Method. Phonograms 27 – 44 will be reviewed this week.

Rewriting. Samples of work, both in progress and completed, will continue to be sent home. They’ll be working on a piece about this week’s Open Court selection, “Koko’s Kitten.”

All testing in my classes will occur this Friday as follows:

  • Daily Oral Language (DOL). There are no more weekly practice sentences or tests (i.e., they will no longer test on the sentences they edit each morning in class). They will, however, continue to have a DOL quiz every Friday.
  • Spelling. They will test this week on their individualized spelling lists.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Vocabulary words
  • Open Court. The reading comprehension exam will be comprised of short answer and multiple choice questions. It is always an “open book” test.
  • Koko’s Kitten (a study guide is available online)

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