Week of 4/23/18 to 4/2718

Testing has been completed. Thank you all for being here everyday and doing your best. We will continue to review Story elements as we work through a novel study.  The focus will be plot, characters, theme, exposition, climax, conflict resolution as well as writing summaries.

Week of 4/9/18 to 4/13/18

Welcome back from Spring Break!! Hope everyone got lots of rest as well as had some fun, because it’s time for the Ga. Milestones. Scheduled to start Tuesday and goes to next Thursday, testing will have a major impact on class times throughout the day. Please make sure that a good nights sleep is the number one priority and everything else will fall into place. Have an awesome week!!

Week of 3/26/18 to 3/30/18

This week we are learning how to summarize a text by describing the most important details in our own words, leaving out our opinions. We are still practicing how to add compound complex sentences to extended writing pieces, as well as reviewing Reading Elements to prepare for the Georgia Milestones.

Make it a great week everyone.  🙂

Week of 3/19/18 to 3/22/18

Hello everyone. I apologize for my late post. I have been out for a few days with the flu (not a pleasant experience). Lots going on this week; report cards go home today as well as progress reports relating to IEP’s. Please continue to check Lovinggood’s website for other important announcements.

This week we will focus on compare and contrast in reading text as well as extended writing pieces with a variety of sentence types. As always feel free to reach out by email if you have any questions or concerns.

Week of 3/12/18 to 3/16/18

This week we are continuing to look at the development of a Central Idea and details in informational pieces of writing. This will help us build a deeper understanding of the text. In ELA, students are working on an Extended Writing piece. Please don’t forget Wednesday is Early Release. Dismissal is at 1:30. Have a great week.

Week of 3/5/18 to 3/9/18

This week students will determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone. In writing the focus will be adding compound/complex sentences in their writing pieces. Have an awesome week everyone. 🙂

Week of 2/12/18 to 2/16/18

This week we are reviewing reading comprehension strategies to determine key details within the text as well as determining unknown vocabulary words in context. Students will also continue to utilize the Reading 180 as well as System 44 specialized instruction programs.

In ELA the focus is formulating more compound/complex sentences as we continue the writing process.

Please be safe as we all take a week off next week to rejuvenate and come back ready to learn.

Week of 2/5/18 to 2/9/18

Happy Monday Everyone. This week our focus will continue on using the RACE strategy to answer writing prompts. Students are making good progress and practice forms good habits. In Reading 180 we continue to stress the importance for determining the Central Ideas and Details in an Informational text, as well as finding clues to help us figure out the meanings of words and phrases we don’t know as we are reading. I look forward to an awesome week.

Week of 1/29/18 to 2/2/18

This week in Reading 180 we will to focus on making connections and determining the meaning of words in context. Please access the reading program on the Lovinggood  home page for home use. In ELA we will continue using the RACE strategy to answer prompts. Vocabulary retakes for students that made a 70 or lower will take place Wednesday. Please continue to review your index cards if you fall into that category. The highest grade will be put in Synergy. Lets have another great week!