All About Mrs. Lorusso's Class
The class is made up of students in grades 4-6.
Students are challenged to work to the greatest of their abilities.
Students are given assignments based on thier individual reading levels.
Reading levels are assessed multiple times throughout the year.
Students are encouraged to read every night for 20 minutes.
Students are also encouraged to use the RAZ-Kids website as well.
We use Writer's Workshop.
Students are encouraged to write about topics of their choice.
Students are given a mini lesson on a target skill to focus on in their writing.
During conferences with the teacher they are given additional feedback to improve their writing skills.
Homework is to be done the night that it is given.
Homework is given a grade and counted toward the subjects final grade.