Today student starting class and we took our spelling bee. We followed that up by partaking in our literature club. The literature club paperwork should all be filled out an up-to-date at this point.
Today students had a chance to answer their Edmodo group questions in class, and start studying for their Spelling Bee which will take place next Monday. The received a sample of the 450 words that will be in play at the bigger Spelling Bees. I cannot post the list to the web due to copyright rules.
Step 1) With this list of words, students will start their studying by writing each of the words three times each.
Step 2) Students will select 10 words to write the definition of the word.
Step 3) Students will select 10 words to create a good sentence that demonstrates their understanding of the word.
Due Monday 12/15/2014.
today students did their Literacy Club readings and took notes using their Reading Strategies. Captains were put in their own Edmodo Group and will post their focus questions for peer review and discussions on Mondays and Wednesdays. They will post their selected questions to their own reading groups on Tuesdays and Thursdays.