Thursday, November 20, 2014


Happy November!

Congratulations to LEXI INGER our student of the month! She was voted on by her peers for being a , a collaborative worker, quality producer, responsible class citizen, and a self-directed learner.  Our next award will be given this Tuesday before Thanksgiving when we get together with our 8th grade buddies.

Thanks again to parents who are donating pies for this Thankful for our Friends event.

vocabulary words this month
allege, lollygag, jubilant, and congregate

idiom of the week = It goes in one ear and out the other

Read Aloud = Because of Mr. Terupt

Students are working on their personal narratives.  we will be polishing up our final drafts right after Thanksgiving.

We are reading lots of wonderful novel!  Studerns are continuing to read from a variety of self-selected and teacher-guided novels.  We are making entries and writing reflections down in their Reader's notebooks.

twice a week I'm asking them to mark a Notice and Note in their books.  Choices include:

Contrast and Contradictions
Aha moment
Tough question
Words of the Wiser
Again & Again
Memory moment

These signposts are defined on their bookmarks. Each post has one a question for the reader to respond to.

Pg race event!!

Wear purple this coming Tuesday!

On Tuesday I'm  Mr Jag and I are racing each other for the chance to win a pizza party.  We are entered in the annual pig race because we were top sellers with the magazines and cookie dough.  Unfortunately, we are racing each other....