Mrs. Rhonda Cruz

West Clay Elementary

Carmel Clay Schools

3495 West 126th Street (Map It!)

Carmel, IN 46032

(317) 733-6500 ext. 2254

Carmel Clay Schools

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Reader's Workshop: Students will participate in a variety of reading activities each day. Through modeled, shared, interactive, and independent reading the students improve their reading skills tailored to their personal reading levels and abilities.

Guided Reading: Assessments are given to determine the flexible reading groups according to their learning needs

Spelling: Word lists will be given to the students each week focusing on a specific skill. Tests will be on Mondays!

Writer's Workshop: Writer's notebooks will be used daily during writer's workshop. Various mini lessons and strategies will be used to improve the skills necessary to become confident writersThe six traits of writing are: ideas, word choice, organization, conventions, word choice, and sentence fluency.