What We're Learning...

1st 9 weeks READING / ELA

At the end of the 1st 9 weeks, your child should be able to do the following:

  • Quote from a text
  • Draw inferences based on a text
  • Determine the theme of a drama, story, or poem
  • Compare and contrast characters, events, and settings of texts
  • Compare and contrast stories in the same genre
  • Read and comprehend 5th grade text
  • Write an opinion piece with a clear point of view and supporting details
  • Correctly use commas
  • Expand, combine, and reduce sentences
  • Use affixes and roots to determine word meanings

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!