Weekly Overview and Homework Chart April 11-15

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Dear Parents,

  • Report card conferences are Wednesday from 12-3 and 4-6 pm.  If you have not already reserved a slot, please contact me with time windows you are available.  You may also stop in to pick up a report card, but without a conference reserved, I cannot guarantee that I will be able to see you.  My email is agkrecik@cps.edu

Here is an overview of what we will be doing this week in our CORE SUBJECTS:

Reader’s Workshop

This week, students will take PARCC English/language arts tests.

Writing-

This week, students will work on revisions in their persuasive drafts.  We will enhance persuasive word choice and add extra details and examples.

Math-  

In Math, students will begin Unit 7.  Students will add mixed numbers, learning two separate strategies to complete the task.  On Friday students will take a cumulative assessment.  Lessons 7.1-7.3 will be covered.

Social Studies-  Students will begin Chapter 7, lesson 1.  Students will learn about the personal and economic hardships of the war.  Students will take a quiz over the lesson on Friday.

Science-    Students will begin a new unit this week:  Microworlds.  Inestigation A will ask students to heighten their observational skills to sketch a penny from memory.

Homework Chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math  Home Link 7.1  Home Link 7.2  Math Journal page 234  Home Link 7.3
Writing  
Social Studies/ Science  Americans And The Revolution worksheet
Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Complete Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Complete Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Complete Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Complete Reading Log  Read for a minimum of 30 minutes over the weekend.  Complete Reading Log

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