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username: IDnumber@summit.k12.nj.us
Password: individual to each student (the same password you put in your chromebook)

Google Classroom:
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username: IDnumber@summit.k12.nj.us
Password: individual to each student (the same password you put in your chromebook)

Link for Raz Kids: https://www.kidsa-z.com/main/Login
See agendas for their passwords.

Week of 2.19.18

posted Feb 21, 2018, 9:20 AM by Emily Cooper   [ updated Feb 21, 2018, 9:22 AM ]

Weekly Goals                                                                            Home Learning
develop vocabulary skills by defining and writing sentences using new words from our read aloud

- develop comprehension through short passages and multiple choice answers

- develop phonics skills by completing worksheets and reading words and sentences (for some students, as needed)

- develop post-its using post-it prompts
Monday: 

Tuesday:

Wednesday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it

Thursday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it

Group 2: Write long due by Friday

Week of 2.12.18

posted Feb 12, 2018, 7:03 AM by Emily Cooper

Weekly Goals                                                                    Home Learning
develop vocabulary skills by defining and writing sentences using new words from our read aloud

- develop comprehension through short passages and multiple choice answers

- develop phonics skills by completing worksheets and reading words and sentences (for some students, as needed)

- develop post-its using post-it prompts
Monday: Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight p. 44 questions 13-18

Tuesday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight-p. 46-brainstorm

Wednesday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight p. 46-brainstorm and begin typing 5 paragraph essay

Thursday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight p. 46-finish essay

Week of 2.5.18

posted Feb 6, 2018, 7:50 PM by Emily Cooper   [ updated Feb 6, 2018, 7:51 PM ]

Weekly Goals                                                                                Home Learning
- develop vocabulary skills by defining and writing sentences using new words from our read aloud

- develop comprehension through short passages and multiple choice answers

- develop phonics skills by completing worksheets and reading words and sentences (for some students, as needed)

- develop post-its using post-it prompts
Monday: Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight p. 38 questions 1-5

Tuesday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight-p. 39 question 6

Wednesday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight p. 42 questions 7-11

Thursday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight p. 43 question 12

Week of 1.29.18

posted Jan 31, 2018, 6:55 AM by Emily Cooper

Weekly Goals                                                                                    Home Learning
- develop vocabulary skills by defining and writing sentences using new words from our read aloud

- develop comprehension through short passages and multiple choice answers

- develop phonics skills by completing worksheets and reading words and sentences (for some students, as needed)

- gain insight into reading levels through TC
Monday: Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight p. 32 questions 12-17

Tuesday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight-p. 33 question 18

Wednesday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Brainstorm essay-see outline on Classroom

Thursday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight- complete essay

Week of 1.15.18

posted Jan 16, 2018, 4:56 PM by Emily Cooper

Weekly Goals                                                        Home Learning
continue non-fiction note taking skills
resume center work
vocabulary work via read aloud (The BFG)
Monday: 

Tuesday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight-brainstorm essay-on GoogleClassroom

Wednesday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Begin essay

Thursday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight- complete essay

Group 2 also has a write-long due by FRIDAY

Week of 1.8.18

posted Jan 8, 2018, 1:36 PM by Emily Cooper

Weekly Goals                                                                                Home Learning
Begin non-fiction
learn about different text structures:
- captions, table of contents, subheadings, etc
learn different ways non-fiction books are written 
- chronologically, cause/effect, problem/solution, compare/contrast
Continue working on vocabulary through read aloud
Monday: Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight-Read story on p. 12-13 and complete questions 1-5

Tuesday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight-complete question 6

Wednesday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight-Read story on p. 16-17 and complete questions 7-11

Thursday:Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Group 2: Spotlight- complete questions 12

Group 2 also has a write-long due by FRIDAY

Week of 1.1.18

posted Jan 2, 2018, 6:20 AM by Emily Cooper

Weekly Goals                                                        Home Learning
Practice defining vocabulary words in context using:
- context clues
- definition following the word
- definition in the sentence before or after

Monday: NONE
Tuesday: Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Wednesday: Read for 20 minutes; post-it
Thursday: Read for 20 minutes; post-it

Write long for groups 1 and 2 due by FRIDAY

Week of 11.20.17

posted Nov 21, 2017, 5:43 AM by Emily Cooper

Weekly Goals                    Home Learning
Comprehension: begin focusing on different skills such as main idea, making predictions, word work, etc.

Vocabulary: Continuing learning vocabulary from Tiger Rising and playing games with it.

Independent reading and RAZ kids: analyze character; develop write longs
Monday: Read for 20 mins, post-it
Tuesday: Read for 20 mins, post-it

Week of 11.6.17

posted Nov 6, 2017, 3:12 PM by Emily Cooper

Weekly Goals                                                                    Home Learning
Comprehension: begin focusing on different skills such as main idea, making predictions, word work, etc.

Vocabulary: Continuing learning vocabulary from Tiger Rising and playing games with it.

Independent reading and RAZ kids: analyze character
No home learning this week. Enjoy the time off!

Week of 10.9.17

posted Oct 10, 2017, 6:47 AM by Emily Cooper


Comprehension checks 
Vocabulary from Tiger Rising
Grammar checks
Character work

Monday: Read for 25 minutes; post-it; USE RUBRIC
Tuesday: Read for 25 minutes; post-it; USE RUBRIC
Wednesday: Read for 25 minutes; post-it; USE RUBRIC
Thursday: Read for 25 minutes; post-it; USE RUBRIC

GROUPS 1 and 2: WRITE LONG DUE FRIDAY

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