ELA: weeks 01.05.16 & 01.11.16

Hello and Happy New Year! I hope you all are enjoying the last few moments of Winter Break. I’m looking forward to seeing all of your faces tomorrow!  The first couple of weeks back look a little weird, due to assemblies, some required middle of year assessments and Ms. Reid’s graduate school class schedule.

This week

Tuesday, 01/05  (GREEN) = minilessons about goal setting in reading and writing resolutions

Wednesday/Thursday, 01/06-01/07 (BLUE/GREEN) = Middle of Year Reading benchmark online and a Writing minilesson on getting strong writing going again

Friday, 01/08 (BLUE) = Timed Writing Diagnostic

Next week

Monday, 01/11 (BLUE) = minilessons about goal setting in reading and writing resolutions

Tuesday/Wednesday, 01/12-01/13 (GREEN/BLUE) = a Reading minilesson on becoming readers of expertise in nonfiction texts and a Writing minilesson about an invitation to notice punctuation like commas, semicolons and colons

Thursday, 01/14 (GREEN) =  Timed Writing Diagnostic

Friday, 01/15 (CHARGER) = independent reading and grammar in context practice