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Welcome to Language Arts and Social Studies with Mrs. Burkhard 

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Week of September 18-22

Important Upcoming Dates

  • September 19th – Hearing and Vision Screening for new students only (bring glasses if you wear them)
  • September 22nd – Picture Day and Run-a-thon Fundraiser Assembly


Language Arts 

This week we will:

  • Read and analyze the Poem “Waiting Room Zoo”
  • Study and analyze character traits using the novel, Dear Mr. Henshaw.
  • Introduce our Newbery Book Report – due Monday, October 9th (Please read the information that came home in the red folder with your child)
  • Read and answer questions about current events using Scholastic News.
  • You may access Scholastic News online at home by clicking HERE (password is besttrip9)

Social Studies 

This week we will:

  • Finish our Map Skills Review Unit.
  • Review for Map Skills Test in class.
  • Thursday, September 21 – Map Skill Test – Be sure that your child is studying the packet and study guide at home each night!

Please sign your child’s assignment notebook each night! 🙂