Welcome back to a new fun week of learning at Discovery School! Fourth graders, this is the menu for this week;
Important Reminders for parents:
- This Friday January 25th is an early dismissal.
Math IXL skills: E.1 , E. 3 Language IXL skills: K.1 & X.1
Math: We will start the week by learning the use of some patterns to divide mentally followed by estimating quotients, dividing two digit quotients using the standard algorithm and interpreting remainders.
Reading: The students will continue with their literature circle discussion groups using the novel Because of Winn Dixie.
Writing: We will continue studying the basic elements of poetry.
Grammar: Students will be learning about the correct pronoun to modify a singular or plural noun.
Spelling: The focus of this week’s words will be important vocabulary words from tour class novel Because of Winn Dixie. 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 THURSDAY.
Social Studies: We will continue to discuss the era of the Underground Railroad in the United States using hands-on activities and additional readings.
All the best,