Language Arts
Spelling Test and Vocabulary Test Each Week except the last week of the 6 weeks.

Read at home on the weekends and weeknights at least 4 times a week.

1st 6 week novel - Indian in the Cupboard by Lynn Reid Banks
2nd 6 week novel - Hatchet by Gary Paulson
1988 Newbery Honor Book
3rd 6 week novel - Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
ALA Notable Book - Chosen for the Teacher's Top 100 Books for Children
4th 6 week novel - Shades of Gray by Carolyn Reeder - Civil War Era novel -
Winner of Scott O'Dell Award
5th 6 weeks - Independent Book Study - the students have each chosen a book to read for this project which has several assignments culminating with the creation of a Power Point about their book.