Lexile Score

Yesterday your child participated in the SRI (Scholastic Reading Inventory) assessment. It is an assessment that students are required to take three times a year. I will be sending home scores when I gain access to the administrative dashboard, which I currently don’t have. At this point, “grade level” is 700. Here is a grid […]

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Google Classroom Information

We have started using Google Classroom. There are many benefits to using this powerful tool in the classroom. Click the link below to learn more about it. Google Classroom I would like to try to have students begin using it at home for homework, when minimally assigned. It develops student’s typing skills, reinforces digital responsibility, […]

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Making Inferences

Today we worked on making inferences using short passages. To INFER, students have to “read between the lines.” Students must use their background knowledge, plus what they are observing, and then make their inference. Kids are naturally good observers but do not always pay close attention to detail. Therefore, inferring takes practice. I dressed up […]

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Tough Questions

This week we will be focusing on “Tough Questions.” I have attached a screen shot of a second teacher to help you at home. We read “Boats for Papa” and had the most in depth, transcendent conversation about family, love, and moving on from the loss of a loved one.

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