2020 - 2021 School Year
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- 2/28/21 - **Literature Outcome Assessment is on Thursday this week. Skills being assessed are: theme, determining the meaning of unknown words and phrases, figurative language, character traits, comparing and contrasting two texts in the same genre, using text evidence to prove what the author is saying, and understanding poetry and how each part fits together to create a poem. **Study and practice materials are available in the "Assessment Study Tools" folder in the "Files" section of our team.
- 2/19/21 - Students' school pictures were sent home today. If your child was absent on picture day, or you would like your child to retake their picture, retake day will be on Friday, February 26. Please send back the original pictures if you plan on having your child do retakes. If you have any questions about pictures or retakes, please contact the photo company at email@example.com
- 2/19/21 - Student Fastbridge assessment scores were sent home today. I explained what their score means to them and went over how to read the data and graph. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out.
Wacky Wednesday Theme Days
3/3/21- Music Day- Wear a shirt from your favorite band/ musician/ concert, etc.
3/10/21- College Day - Wear a shirt from a college.
3/17/21- Green Day - Wear whatever green items you have
3/24/21- Comfy Day - Wear comfy clothes.
Don't forget! Every Friday is Chelsea spirit day. Wear our school colors or Chelsea spirit wear.
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Quarter 3 Information
Novel: Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
Writing unit: Research writing for informational text and Prose Constructed Response (PCR) literary analysis
- L 5.2 – I can demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Reading Literature standards:
R.L 5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
R.L. 5.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text
R.L.5.4-Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes
R.L. 5.5 Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.
R.L. 5.6 Describe how a narrator's or speaker's point of view influences the way events are described.
R.L. 5.9 Compare and contrast stories in the same genre with the same theme and topics.
Reading Information Standards:
- R.I. 5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
- R.I. 5.3 Explain the relationship or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a text.
- R.I. 5.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
- R.I. 5.9 -Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.