Cell Phones and Children

Yesterday during literacy we read “Cell Phones and Children.” The focus of this lesson was for students to identify the stance of the author on this topic, as well as identifying the reasons and evidence from the text. After explicit modeling on my part, students read the last three paragraphs and completed the above task. […]

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Upcoming Social Studies Unit

Our next unit in Social Studies will focus on the following areas; Louisiana Purchase Lewis and Clark Expedition Oregon Trail California Gold Rush Homestead Act Transcontinental Railroad aka “Golden Spike” Please keep your eye on this website for updates as to how you can support your child’s learning at home.

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Persuasive Writing Unit

Our next unit is persuasive writing. We will be using the graphic organizers below. I just wanted to give you all a heads-up. I will be posting more detailed information on my site as the unit progresses. There will also be helpful links in google classroom once the unit is up and running. Thanks for […]

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Picture Book a Day

UPDATE!!!! Click the link below to view the books we’ve read this week. We’ve covered themes about kindness, trying your best, best ways to read a story, perseverance, and how to work with others! Additionally, please keep in mind that sometimes there will not be a video to accompany slide. I am a voracious reader […]

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Multicultural Feast

The #Ripp5 family is pleased to announce our multicultural feast on Thursday, February 11th, at 12 pm in the Cyber Cafe. Come celebrate the many ethnic backgrounds we come from and experience a small piece of their culture. Please bring in your favorite dish and/or dessert to share with the family. Parents are encouraged and […]

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Text Structures

In order to deepen our understanding of Informational Text (Non Fiction) we will be learning about the five text structures. Many informational texts students will encounter will be formatted using one or multiple text structures. I have linked a photo of each below. Please reinforce at home. Please keep in mind text structures are different […]

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