Third Quarter Week # 7
3/5/18 - 3/9/18
To be a strong writer you have to be a strong reader!
Dear parents and guardians,
FSA Writes is March 6 !!!
We at Driftwood Middle, encourage you to make sure your child is in school daily for students ' daily attendance makes a huge difference in their academic growth. Students are to practice their cursive writing every night (Homework included).
Thank you again for your support in making this school year a successful one!
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Vocabulary Terms Tests are administered every Friday but due to our FSA Writes , there will be no spelling test until after testing date.
"You are here to learn. I am gladly here to facilitate your learning so boys and girls we are in it together to win it!"
FSA Writes is March 6th for all 6 graders.
Word of the week:
Responsible ( adjective) : the willingness to respond appropriately, reliable.
Quote of the week:
" I teach you and you teach me. Together we learn to love to learn." unknown
H. I.N.T.S. Elements
H - hypothesis ( judgement based on facts)
I - illustration ( Picture mind, visuals, something you can connect to)
N - Numerical Datas ( Statistics, results)
T- testimonies ( factual informations given by reliable experts, organizations)
S- similarities/differences ( What can I use as evidence in my writing?)
Reading Instructional Focus:
Context Clues, Author's Purpose, Main Idea.
study your notes on Argumentative/Informative writing components.
Study your Notes.
Review notes on H.I.N.T.S. Elements
Study your notes.
Read an interesting book!
There will be no vocabulary words for this weeek!----------------------