Weekly Update

Week of NOVEMBER 23, 2009

*Remember, school is released at 2:45 every Wednesday*

SPECIALS this week




THUR--no school

FRI--no school

This week in....

READING: Students are studying context clues and learning strategies they can use when reading nonfiction text.  Students are finishing up their cumulating projects which will assess all second quarter skills.

WRITING: We will complete our NC DPI expository writing assessment.  Children researched an animal and wrote a report following the correct main idea/detail format.  Students also practiced grammar skills such as proper use of pronouns, prepositions, and capitalization.

SCIENCE:  We will wrap up our unit on Food Chemistry.  Students will be asked to test a "mystery" food for starch, fat, and sugar.  Students will also take a written assessment.