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Welcome to Mrs. Gouine's page!

Above is my favorite quote of all time. Reading is my passion. Books can take us places we will never go otherwise. They can also make us feel like we belong. My job as your child's teacher is to foster a love of reading in your children they will carry with them forever.

Please use this website as an opportunity to communicate with me and have a heads up about what goes on in our classroom! If you have any suggestions on how to improve the website PLEASE do not hesitate.

What Are We Working On?

Reading: This week our essential questions is: What helps animals survive?The comprehension skill for this week is Summarize. Students will be working to create short summaries that describe multiple stories. Our genre for this week is expository text. Expository text is just another way to say informational text. It is giving information on a topic and include text features such as headings, pictures, and captions.

Language: Students will be working on possessive nouns this week.

Writing: This week, students will be working on an information writing passage about an explorer of their choice.

Spelling: Students will be learning words with r-controlled vowels.

Social Studies: Students will be discussing early explorers such as John Cabot, Henry Hudson, Juan Ponce de Leon, Vasco Nunez Balboa, and Christopher Columbus.

Spelling City: www.spellingcity.com/mgouine


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