Thursday, June 4, 2015

This Week!!

We are done testing!!  However, students received final progress reports from me today.  Tomorrow students will turn in any missing work.  I must have all work by tomorrow.  Please sign the reports and send them back to school.
Ms. King

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

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Stories we are reading

Unit 4
"Reflecting on childhood"

How do childhood experiences shape the decisions of others?
How do life experiences, as we grow older, make us who we are?

Anne Frank

Becky and the Wheels and Brakes Boys


Monday, April 20, 2015

Back to Normal this week!!

Today is the last day of the field trip so we will be back on a normal schedule.  Students are expected to turn in all work for a grade that we have been working on.  They have had all week to complete this and the weekend.  It is due tomorrow.

Assignments due:
Cornell Notes
Similes and Metaphors
Figurative Language
Poems in Literature Book
Alliteration Sheet

Items Due Before Break
Movie Sheet
Hoot Project
Sherlock Holmes Way

Please make sure you are finished with all of your work!!!!


Thursday, April 16, 2015

This Week!

This is our first week back from Spring Break and it is a little crazy because of the wonderful field trip that 6th grade is attending.  However, we will be looking at Poetry and Figurative Language this week.

Flocabulary on Figurative Language

Students, please don't forget to read every night at home and look at your chart to see what books you need to read to meet your goal of 30 books!!

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

This Week

Sherlock Holmes...The Red-Headed League

Questions 3, 4, 7 & 8

Students will also watch the movie "Hoot" so that we can discuss argumentative writing and speaking.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015


Turn in Progress Reports
Fill out Book Challenge
Get Permission Slip Signed

No Reading Log this WEEK but students should still read!