Friday, May 22, 2015


Make sure you have completed both stories Lesson 9 and 7 using RUNNERS!! Don't forget EACH step of RUNNERS. Hopefully, you were able to complete this in Core 7 but if not take a few minutes this weekend and do it.

Tuesday we will do fun ELA reviews and I will give you a practice EOG Test on Wednesday.    Don't forget Thursday and Friday we begin real testing for Science!

Enjoy your weekend!!
Mrs. King

Monday, May 18, 2015

This Week

We are practicing a reading strategy to help with testing.  Students have used this strategy for a week and are expected to know the strategy by tomorrow.  (R.U.N.N.E.R.S)

Read everything but the story (headlines, photos, captions, directions, questions)
Underline key words  in the questions
Number the paragraphs, stanzas or lines
Now read and
Enclose keywords or details and annotate each paragraph
Reread the questions
Select the best answer

Monday, May 11, 2015

Monday, May 4, 2015

This Week

I did send home progress reports today.  If you child is missing anything, please have them bring it to me this week.  I will be collecting the work that they have been working on since last week tomorrow.  We have been doing group work on the elements of a short story.  They should be working on this tonight.

Due Tuesday based on short story "Becky and the Wheels and Brakes Boys"
Autobiographical Narrative
Dialect and evidence
Plot chart
Characters and character traits
Figurative Language with evidence
Point of View
Compare and Contrast Venn Diagram