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Week at a Glance: May 7 – 11

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Monday

Read first 15 minutes of class. Enter the Twilight Zone!  We will use Rod Sterling’s classic introduction to this very old television show to model writing with parallel structure.  I will pass out the last book order of the year today.  Money and orders due by Friday.  Turn in etymology of one spelling word by Friday.
Homework: Read. Choose five words for Weekly Word Study.

Tuesday

Read first 15 minutes of class. Finish your Twilight Zone writing.  Since computers are being used for testing, create a final copy using your best handwriting.  Turn in etymology of one spelling word by Friday.
Homework: Read.  Complete Weekly Word Study.

Wednesday

Read first fifteen minutes of class.  Play Words for the Game.  Use a dictionary to find the origin of each word on your list.  If you have not found the etymology of your spelling word (due Friday), look for it now.
Homework: Read.  Complete Weekly Word Study.

Thursday

ACUITY testing.  This is our last Acuity test!  We will meet in the library for testing.  Bring a book to read after the test.  You may not check out library books because the library is closed for the year.  Turn in etymology of one spelling word by Friday.
Homework: Read.  Weekly Word Study due.

Friday

Read first fifteen minutes of class. Blogging day.  Write a new post about your summer reading plan.  What authors or books have you enjoyed this year?  What interests would you like to explore over the summer?  What magazines do you read?  How can you get recommendations for the next good book?  Turn in etymology of one spelling word by Friday.  Book orders due today!
Homework: Read.

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