Ms. Lorance

Ms. Lorance

Teaching Director

Grades 5-8

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Important Dates:

10-31 – Field Trip – Fountain View Village – afternoon snack party

11-3 – Progress reports

11-16 – American Heritage Festival field trip

11-21 – Progress reports

11-22 – ½ day

11-23 – Parade – extra credit available


Language Arts:

We are working on context clues, author’s purpose and reading comprehension in grammar and spelling assignments, there will be daily exercises that will need to be completed and turned in for a grade. These items are worth 20 points a day and add up quickly! These will be done in class, if it is not done and completed in class then it is homework and turned in first thing in the morning. (Absences do not count towards or against the grade)



5th – The Mixed - up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

6th – A Wrinkle in Time

7/8th – Animal Farm



We will be working on outlines, paragraphs and essays. Essays will be based off of writing prompts: at the beginning of the week the students will be given a writing prompt, (any genre) they will begin with an outline, topic sentence, move into a rough draft, then have it revised by a peer or the teacher; students will then be required to type it and turn it in via email or flash drive by the given due date, usually the Friday of the week it was assigned unless it is a larger writing project. Larger writing projects will be given a specific rubric with a specific due date. Late assignments will not be accepted.



5th grade is working out of the Saxon book, they will have homework on a nightly basis.  Please check planners for lessons or assignments.

6TH -8th - We are working through our Saxon books, all grades levels should be receiving homework nightly.



6/7/8th – We are working on the human body, we are working through all the  systems within the human body.


Thank you,

Ms. Lorance