Right now in Writer's Workshop, we are focusing on all 6 traits of writing: Ideas, Organization, Word Choice, Voice, Sentence Fluency, Conventions. The students are working hard with revising and editing processes. Grammar continues to be a focus with pronouns being our topic right now.
In Reading, we are focusing on several skills needed to be successful on our state testing coming in April. These include: Author's Purpose, Theme, Figurative Language, and Context Clues.
In Social Studies, we are studying ancient Greece. This has been something the students are very interested in. We are using our textbook along with some supplemental books.
9:05-10:05 Small Group Reading
10:50-11:40 Small Group Reading/Whole Group Reading
11:40-12:25 Social Studies or Science
2:25-3:55 Writer's Workshop