Welcome to ASTRA Class
Achieving Success Through Reading and Arithmetic



ASTRA 5 syllabus:
ASTRA 6 syllabus:


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ASTRA Reading: Ms. Lee-Bey (Monday-Wednesday)
Date
Classwork
Homework
9/20 (W)
  • Word Study: Sort, Record, and Summarize- 6th grade
  • Independent Reading- 6th grade

  • Word Study: Sort, Record, and Word Hunt- 5th grade
  • Previewing Notes- 5th grade
  • Previewing Handout- 5th grade
  • Pigs Can Read Article- 5th grade
  • Read independently; practice your sort
9/19 (T)
  • Spelling Assessment-6th grade
  • Complete Previewing Handout- 6th grade
  • Independent Reading (IRLA)- 6th grade

  • Spell Check/Spelling Assessment- 5th grade
  • Independent Reading- 5th grade
  • Read independently; practice your sort
9/18 (M)
  • Previewing Notes
  • Previewing Handout (began)
  • Independent Reading (IRLA)
  • 5th grade: Reading independently; practice your sort (see 9/13)
    • Some students will be tested on their sort on Tuesday; others will be tested on Thursday
  • 6th grade: Reading independently; practice your sort (see 9/13)
    • Be prepared to complete the spelling assessment on 9/18
9/13 (W)
  • Long vs Short Vowel Game
  • Independent Reading (IRLA)
  • SPELLING TEST ON MONDAY, 9/18-SIXTH GRADE ONLY

Here are the sorts:

6th:
5th:
9/12 (T)
  • Reading Warm Up
  • IRLA
  • Word Study
  • Practice sorting your words
  • Reading for 20 minutes
9/11 (M)
  • Prefix/Root word: Re
  • IRLA
  • Word Study
  • Practice sorting your words
  • Reading for 20 minutes
9/6 (W)
  • Reading assessment
  • Writing Assessment
  • Word Study (introduce and sort)
  • IRLA
  • Read Aloud: Finding the Green Stone (Walker)
  • Practice sorting your words
  • Reading for 20 minutes
  • Letter to Ms. Lee-Bey (students and parents)- (rescheduled for Back-to-School-Night)
9/5 (T)
  • Reading Assessment
  • Notebook Set-up
  • Independent Reading (IRLA)
8/30 (W)
  • Complete word sort extension activities
  • Sort words
  • Read for 20 minutes
  • Prepare for a writing sort assessment (6)
8/29 (T)
  • Notebook Setup
  • Sort and record practice word sort
  • Sort words
  • Read for 20 minutes
  • Record your sort in your notebook (5)
8/28 (M)
  • Root Word Card (astra, stella)
  • Open and Closed Sorts
  • Sort your words
8/23 (W)
  • Begin "All About Me" WS
  • Complete "All About Me" WS (due 8/28)


ASTRA Math: Ms. Oran (Thursday - Friday)

Date

Assignment

8/24 - 8/25

(Thursday and Friday)

ASTRA Math Entrance Exam

8/31 - 9/1

(Thursday and Friday)

Place Value

9/7 - 9/8

(Thursday and Friday)

Rounding to the nearest 10

Introduction to Math Journals


9/14 - 9/15

(Thursday and Friday)

Positive and Negative Integers



9/21 - 9/22

(Thursday and Friday)