**We want to remind you that we are asking students to bring their personal electronics to school until further notice.**
**We are also requiring students to bring an old t-shirt and an old toothbrush that will be using for our Art class this Friday***
This Week’s Activities:
IXL due Sunday: Math:Q.11, R.7 Language: IXL:O.2
Math: This week in math we will learn how to add fractions with 10 and 100 as denominators, and to multiply a fraction by a whole number. We will finish the week by learning how to compare two decimals to hundredths and a review on fraction units top be ready for our chapter 10 test on Friday April 20.
Reading/Writing: In reading and writing we will begin a research project about Jackson Pollock . Students will be using their reading and writing periods to research using print and digital sources. They will then create a “textbook” about Jackson Pollock’s life and Legacy, using the nonfiction features we have talked about in class (table of contents, bold print, bullet points, etc.).
Grammar: Students will review Greek and Latin roots in order to figure out a word meaning.
Spelling: In spelling this week, we will be working on vocabulary words from our new social studies unit and math concepts as well.
Social Studies: This week we will continue with our economics unit and learn about the principles of entrepreneurship by watching examples of young entrepreneurs and participating in an online coffee shop simulation. Then students will be introduced to the final economics project in which they will have to advertise our school using different strategies and programs they can use to create their promotional.
Art: Students will be working on a variety of color painting to create their own Pollock’s splattering painting.