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    Language Arts
     
     
    *Reading     *Writing     *Spelling     *Vocabulary    *Grammar
     
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    **** Remember to read at least 30 minutes at home every day!****
     
    *Feel free to donate any gently used or new books to our classroom library!*
     
     
     
    Daily Materials for Language Arts:
     
    *Yellow notebook
    *Writer's notebook
    *Post-It notes
    *Pencils
    *Yellow pocket folder
    *Reading log
    * An independent reading book
     
     
    Reading 
     
     
    What genre are we studying now?
     
    *Plays - We are learning how to identify the theme in plays.  We are also learning how to identify elements such as the plot, settings, and characters' motivations and struggles.  
     
     Writing
     
    What style of writing are we practicing in class?
     
     
     *Informational- We are learning how to write multi-paragraph essays that include elements such as multiple text structures and features in order to teach about a topic.  
     
     
     Word Study

     *We will work on vocabulary building exercises in our Wordly Wise workbooks each week.

     

    Spelling
     
     *Spelling work is due on Thursdays. Spelling tests are on Fridays.

     

     
     
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