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2nd 9 weeks READING / ELA

At the end of the 2nd 9 weeks, your child should be able to do the following:

  • Read informational text on a 5th grade level.
  • Quote accurately from an informational text.
  • Determine two or more main ideas of an informational text.
  • Explain the relationships among elements of informational texts.
  • Determine the meaning of words using different strategies.
  • Write an informative essay.
  • Write an explanatory essay.
  • Correctly use verb tenses.
  • Write sentences with correct subject / verb agreement.

It is important to remember that your child needs your help in being able to master each of these standards and to be successful each day at school.  Please encourage your child to give his or her best at school and to do the same each night on his or her homework.  When we all work together, everyone is successful!