January, 2016

Weekly newsletter- January 26, 2016

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Language Arts- Transcontinental Railroad discussion- Spelling and vocabulary words come from there. https://www.spellingcity.com/lantj/ Latin roots: port – to carry       pan, pass – to spread, to step         mot, move- to move ​Continue to read The …Continue reading →

Weekly newsletter- Week of Jan. 19, 2016

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Language Arts- “The Road Not Traveled” (Frost poem) Discussion about poem and analysis of the poem. **Did you know it does not encourage the read to take the road less traveled. That’s a misconception about the poem:) Daily Edit Continue …Continue reading →

Vocabulary list- Week of Jan. 19, 2016

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1. verge on the border of something Noun Losing balance, I’m on the verge of falling. 2. diverge separate into different directions Verb The road will diverge, or fork, at the light. 3. converge to draw closer and finally meet …Continue reading →

Weekly Newsletter- Week of January 11, 2016

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Language Arts- Discussing theme of stories. Completing literature webs based on some fables. Daily Edit- focus on punctuation with a conjunction Continue to read The Green Book – Which book would you choose if you could only bring one to …Continue reading →

Vocabulary list- Week of January 11, 2016

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The Green Book Vocabulary List- Week of January 11, 2016 (No spelling) Test on Thursday   chrysalis- cocoon in which insects develop commonplace- ordinary and usual for everyone ecology- science of organisms and their environment exploration- deep research fluted- having …Continue reading →