Fifth Grade Language Arts
Parent Newsletter for
November 7th – 11th
This week we will not have a weekly reading story and spelling words. We are going to focus on developing our writing skills in preparation for the TCAP Writing Assessment in February.
Your child will be responsible for the following assignments this week:
• Research paper – published paper will be done in class Monday, November 7th.
• Fort Donelson essay – we will work on this in class. I have attached an information sheet. The published paper will be done in class Wednesday, November 9th.
• Thanksgiving essay – This will be given as a homework assignment on Wednesday night. The published paper will be due in class Thursday, November 10th.
All writing assignments will have a 4 square writing model to help students organize their essays. Your child also has several Study Island assignments that should be completed by the end of this week.