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Week 23

On Monday, February 12, 2018, we will take the NWEA MAP reading diagnostic assessment.  Fortunately, this will be our last formal testing for a while. In math this week we will finish line plots, stem and leaf plots and review mean, … Continue reading

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Week 22

This will be a busy week! In math, we will begin learning about line plots, graphs, and stem and leaf plots (SOL 5.16).  On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, we will take the math NWEA MAP test. In reading, we will … Continue reading

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Week 21

This week’s focus will be on completing the social studies Road to the Revolution Performance Based Assessment and taking the science benchmark on Thursday, February 1, 2018. I have prepared a Google Doc that I think will help students build … Continue reading

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Week 20

This will be a busy and probably a LONG week compared to the short past two weeks. Tuesday, January 23, 2018, we will take the math benchmark.  On Wednesday and Friday, we will forge ahead with Probability. In reading, we will … Continue reading

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Snow Day Review

Here is the assignment that was emailed tonight for students to complete as a benchmark review. Pdf copies can be accessed by clicking on the link below: Snow Day Math Review revised Complete the following problems on each page: Page … Continue reading

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Week 19

The homework for this week is the same as last and is all due this Friday, January 19, 2018.  Check the tabs above for the Weekly Homework as well as the Math H.W.  There are pdf copies of all if … Continue reading

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Week 18

Well, I’m sure everyone has enjoyed these extra days out of school, but we have to hit the ground running when we get back!  Our math benchmark is on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, so we have work to review, new … Continue reading

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Week 17 – Happy New Year!

This week will be busy, but you do have a break on homework.  The only homework you have is in math.  There is a pdf copy of both workbook pages above. In math, we will review fractions and mixed numbers … Continue reading

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Week 16!

This will be our final (short) week before our holiday break.  We have full days Monday – Wednesday. On Monday, December 18, 2017, we will have a quiz on 5.6a – adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers with unlike … Continue reading

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Week 15

This week we will continue with SOL 5.6 in math with adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers.  We will add in working with mixed numbers and fractions in word problems, using the eight steps model drawing method. In reading … Continue reading

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Week 14

This week we will continue working with fractions – SOL 5.6a.  We will add and subtract fractions (with unlike denominators) and mixed numbers.  We will also go back and review/reteach converting fractions to decimals and decimal and fraction ordering from … Continue reading

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Week 13

I hope everyone had a restful Thanksgiving and enjoyed this long weekend as much as I did! This week we will begin to compare fractions and decimals (SOL 5.2b) in math. Students will have a quiz on 5.2a and b on … Continue reading

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Week 12!

              This will be a short week as we have a half day on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.  Dismissal will be at 1:20 p.m. In math, we will begin learning about SOL 5.2a Fractions. … Continue reading

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Week 11

This week you will have homework in all subjects.  All of this homework is due on Friday, November 13, 2017.  You can find copies above under the appropriate tabs. This week we will continue with character and plot in reading … Continue reading

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Week 10

This will be a short, but busy week!  Monday, November 6, 2017, is the last day of the first nine weeks.  We will be sending home sign-ups for Parent Teacher Conferences that will be held on our half day on … Continue reading

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 Week This will be a busy last week of the first nine weeks.  Tomorrow morning (Monday, 10/30/17) you will need to take a look at the Missing Work list in class.  Next Monday, November 6, 2017, is the last day of … Continue reading

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Week Eight

This week we will take the first reading benchmark, on Thursday, October 26, 2017.  We will review the skills of main idea and inferencing Monday with a creepy story after students complete a Google Classroom assignment based on a picture … Continue reading

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    Week Seven! This week we will take our first Benchmark in math on Thursday, October 19, 2017.  Skills covered will be SOL 5.1 Place Value and Rounding, SOL 5.4 Single and multi-step word problems, SOL 5.5 Decimal addition, … Continue reading

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Week 6

This week in math we will begin working on SOL 5.5 – adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimals.  We are inching closer to our first math benchmark, which is scheduled for next Thursday, October 19, 2017. In Language Arts this … Continue reading

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8-Step Model Drawing

Below you will find a pdf file of examples for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems (with teacher notes) using the 8-Step Model Drawing method we have been working on in school.  Your student should have the 8 Steps in … Continue reading

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