Tuesday, September 27, 2016

September 26-30, 2016

Weekly highlights...

Literacy:  We will continue to work with context clues.  We will have a posttest on Friday over this skill.

Writing:  Small moment stories are due by Friday.  These should be handwritten.  Students have a copy of the rubric on Google classroom.  We will then begin working on prompt writing.

Science:  We will have a quiz over erosion and deposition on Tuesday.  Students can use their Venn diagrams for help.  We are also working on group projects.  Each group is researching either volcanoes, earthquakes or glaciers.  We will continue this project into next week.

Health:  We will begin learning about community safety.

Math:  We will keep working on Unit 2 in math.  We have played some fun games for reinforcement!  Thank you for the support with getting the Home Links completed.

Social Studies:  The unit 1 tests went home on Monday.  If your child received a "Needs Improvement" or an "Unsatisfactory" they have a chance to improve their grade.  Please check the green attached paper.

Monday, September 19, 2016

September 19-23, 2016

Here are some highlights for the week....

Literacy:  We will continue to work on context clues.  We will also revisit finding the main idea of text.

Writing:  We will keep working on our small moment stories.  This week, we will peer edit and get ready to publish a final product.

Math:  We will begin Unit 2.  Information about this unit came home on Friday.  Please continue to help your child with the Home Link papers at home.  Thank you for your support!

Science:  The Landforms test will be coming home today.  If your child scored an unsatisfactory or a needs improvement, they can retake the test on Friday.

We will talk more about erosion and deposition this week.  We will also begin a project about earthquakes, volcanoes and glaciers.

Social Studies:  We will have a test over Unit 1 on Friday.