Hello everyone! We hope you enjoyed the weekend. Thanks for checking in with us! Just a reminder: this Friday, November 16, is an Early Dismissal Day to allow for Staff Professional Development. Students will be dismissed at 11:45.
These week´s activities
IXL: Math- E.1 & E.3 Language Arts- G.G.3
Math: This week the students will learn how to find the rule for a pattern presented in a table and how to solve multiplication and division equations. We will also begin reviewing Chapter 3 concepts in preparation for a math exam this Wednesday 14. Make sure your child is practicing multiplication tables at home!
Reading: We will continue reading the novel Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper. We’ll be discussing context clues in stories and applying it to the novels we have read so far this year.
Writing: This week students will learn how to write an informative essay, a type of writing that conveys information, in this case about facts on people with disabilities.
Grammar: In grammar this week we will be reviewing Subject–verb agreement and we will be talking about the difference between formal and informal language and how to use this important grammatical rule.
Spelling: The focus of this week’s words will be important vocabulary words from the upcoming Spelling bee competition list. Each week the students will receive their words and phonics lesson on MONDAY, they then have the rest of the week to complete their homework, which will be due Friday morning. This week we will introduce students to the “Spelling Menu,” a list of practice activities from which they choose 2 to complete throughout the week. Students must have one assignment completed on Wednesday to show to the teacher, but the rest of the activities are due Friday morning. Students may continue using the website Spelling City, http://www.spellingcity.com/kraudales, which includes several free games students can use to practice their spelling words (or even take a practice test!). This can be accessed from home, and is completely free! Feel free to check it out! their spelling homework and prepare for their quiz on FRIDAY!
Science: This week we will start our science unit. Students will be able to describe that light reflecting from objects and entering the eye allows objects to be seen.
Have a great week,