Mrs. Ashley's Class Webpage for Language Arts
WELCOME!  I will post copies of materials used in class, the weekly schedule, announcements, and additional resources that you can access from home. I feel certain that by working together we can enhance your student's academic success. If at any time during the year you have questions concerning your child’s progress, please contact me.  I look forward to meeting you and working with you and your student throughout the coming year.

Written response expectations using R.A.C.E.
1. All sentences must begin with a capital letter and end with an appropriate punctuation mark.
2. Use the R.A.C.E. acronym for your responses.
        R - Restate or rephrase the question in your answer.
        A - Answer the question. 
        C - Cite evidence. (when available) 
        E - Explain/expand your answer, add clarification or examples when appropriate.

*The Washington Elementary School District will supply essential materials for a successful school year for students who cannot supply their own.

Class Announcements

  • 1st Quarter Book and Reading Logs     One area of focus is how to become better readers. We have discussed some of the strategies good readers use: questioning, watching vocabulary, making connections, clarifying, summarizing, predicting, and visualizing ...
    Posted Aug 4, 2016, 12:37 PM by Mary Ashley
  • Read, Read, Read... Reading is FUNdamental!It is super important that you remember to read for 20 minutes everyday.  You can even turn the sound off on the TV and read the closed ...
    Posted Jul 26, 2015, 2:53 PM by Mary Ashley
  • Book Log Helpful Hints The booklog must be written in complete sentences with capital letters and punctuation for EVERY section.Summaries must have at least 3 complete sentences.You need to make a prediction ...
    Posted Jul 26, 2015, 1:50 PM by Mary Ashley
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