During our reading block, students will be reading both fiction and nonfiction texts. We discuss many skills and strategies that will help them comprehend what they are reading.Fiction texts:-Narrative elements (character, setting, plot)-Problem and Solution-Figurative language-Beginning, Middle, End-Compare and ContrastNonfiction texts:-Cause and Effect-Sequence of Events-Compare and Contrast-Domain-specific vocabulary
4-Point Writing RubricThis Writing Rubric will be used to score all of your child's writing assignments
ThinkCentral - JourneysThink Central is the website for our reading program, Journeys. Your student can access the reading textbook, among other supports. It requires your student to input a user name and password, which is the same way they log into the computers at our school.