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Literature (Mrs. Franke)
Anticipated Assignments (Week of August 19):
Friday, 8.17 - Read 30+ minutes in AR book; think about the reading; find my.hrw.com on home computer
Monday, 8.20 - Finish reading "The School Play"; AR
Tuesday, 8.21 - Reread "The School Play" & do interactions in Interactive Reader/IR (p 3-9)
Wednesday, 8.22 - Reread "The School Play" and do interactions in the IR (9-14)
Thursday, 8.23 - Do page 15 in the IR and study for "The School Play" test; AR
Friday, 8.24 - Read 30+ minutes in AR book

*The online textbook can be accessed at my.hrw.com.  Check the password chart for username and password.

Literature Links:
Online Lit Book
Scholastic Book Clubs
Spelling City
AR Book Finder
Character Scrapbook
6A Kidblog
6S Kidblog
Literature Circle Summary/Role Template

Sixth graders have completed their first rough draft writing, "Show Me the Way". In this piece they were writing about this year as if it is a journey. Once they have their laptops up and going, they will type the narrative. We have also started our regular vocabulary/spelling instruction and our daily language review, known as MUG (they should be able to tell you what that stands for).

We will be studying the following words for the next two weeks. A pre-test will be given next Wednesday and the final on Friday.  Words:  insincere, petty, quizzical, venture, and whim.

Finally, we have started our Shurley Grammar lessons with a review of the four types of sentences: declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory. On *Friday, the students will be bringing home a parent help guide. This is a reference for you, and for  your child to use if needed at home.

* Help guides did not get copied in time to send home Friday. They will come home during the week. 
Social Studies
Books and guidelines will be given the first week of school.

Students interested in serving on Safety Patrol, The Immanuel Cancer Fighters, or helping with a new project called AnySoldier - info will come out the first week.
Safety Patrol training meeting will be Monday 8/13/18.

You can check out the webpages for each of these activities on our school page (under the essential tab).


The Anysoldier.com class-page has been updated with the wish-list to send to a unit of 270 soldiers in Afghanistan.  



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