This week, we are trying something a little different in class. I am giving the students choices for class. They have things they "must do" and things they "can do'. Students can choose what to work on, but the must do'd are required assignments and will be considered late if not completed.
Monday: work on Book Talk/conference with partner
Tuesday: Google Classroom-"King Thrushbeard"
Wednesday: Google Classroom- "The Sad Nettle"
Thursday: Google Classroom-"Millie the Harvest Mouse"
Friday: Context Clues review-games on GC
Reminder: Feb. 12th is a 1/2 day-class parties that day
Feb. 15th-no school
We started our third book talk last week. This is a partner book talk and time will be given in class for students to work together. There will be some required reading at home and the building/creating of each student's prop.
Monday: NO SCHOOL
Tuesday: Affixes charts for journals; partner book talks
Wednesday: Snow Day
Thursday: Snow Day
Friday: Affixes posters; partner book talks
Working on context clues and reading to understand words.
Monday: context clues DLR Monday; context clues Packet
Tuesday: DLR Tuesday; Who’s the Culprit? Google Classroom
Wednesday: DLR Wednesday; Context Clues online practice
Thursday: DLR Thursday; Context Clues picture game
Friday: DLR Quiz; Context Clues Kahoot
Reminder: No school on Monday, January 18, 2016
Welcome back! I hope everyone had a wonderful winter break. Can you believe that we are on the downhill side of sixth grade?! So much to do.
I hope all parents enjoyed the surprise Christmas gifts made by your child. They really worked hard on their books.
We are starting a new unit this semester. Unit 3 focuses on teaching through the reading or myths, legends, fables, and folklore. It's an exciting unit and the students really love learning about different myths and such.
Here are this week's assignments:
Monday: Winter Break project
Tuesday: Winter Break project
Wednesday: Unit 3 preformative
Thursday: Winter Break presentations
Friday: Winter Break presentations
My name is Ms. Harsh. I teach Language Arts and Social Studies. I have two children, one of whom is graduating this year. I have been teaching for 17 years, and this is my 11th at Willard. I love to read, garden, and watch movies. I am also a HUGE fan of NCIS and Duck Dynasty. I have one dog: Izzy (a brindle Boxer). Please feel free to make comments or ask general questions on this website. If you have any specific questions regarding your child, please email those to the teachers' school email.