Friday, August 23, 2019

The Week of August 26th, 2019

Our social studies research will include colonial life in America, The French and Indian War, and continued research of Europe using the country study charts Montessori material.  I'm most excited about starting our first novel study groups for the year!  I have many great stories to share with you, and I can't wait to get reading with you!

In addition to any followup work from your lessons, you will have the following required assignments that will be due Friday:

www.newsela.com current event quiz about Orlando Pride soccer star, Carson Pickett
www.quill.org grammar activity

Monday you will have a quiz on the vocablary list you were given last week. Click HERE if you need to see the list again.

You will have a word study quiz on the following words Friday. Please write these words onto your workplan and study and throughout the upcoming week.

Circle group:

-ly: thoughtlessly,  predominantly, conspicuously, mischievously, reluctantly
-ily: extraordinarily, momentarily, militarily, grouchily, ordinarily

Triangle group:

Short e:  edge, enter, scent, edit, center
Long e:  team, bead, eagle, heat, deal

Square group:

Present tense: forget, break, speak, drive, wake
Past tense: forgot, broke, spoke, drove, woke

Be sure to be checking our online classroom calendar page for important upcoming events. If you use Google Calendar, you can even sync it to your own account! Just click the tiny + at the bottom of the list of events.

Have a wonderful weekend,
Mr. Trent

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