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Here are highlights for the week:
Reader’s Workshop: Students will receive 4th Quarter Reading goals this week. Make sure your child is reading 30-45 minutes nightly, otherwise it will be difficult for them to achieve their Reading goal. Reading goals will be graded on the points that they earn towrds their goal for the Quarter. Students earn points by taking reading quizzes after they finish any IR or GR book. This week, students will work on Daily 5 activities: Read To Self, Guided Reading, Listen To Reading, and Word Work. Students will alsobegin a new class novel, The Witch Of Blackbird Pond.
In Lieu of Tic Tac Toes this week, students will create Word Collages based their current IR book. Here is an example:
Writer’s Workshop: This week, students will publish their simile poems and create and publish their metaphor poems.
Math: In Math, students will begin Unit 8. Students will work on Lessons 8-1 to 8-3 this week.
Science: This week, students will begin a new unit of study, Solar Energy. Students will develop hypotheses and test them, using thermometers to earth materials’ temperatures in the sun and shade this week.
Social Studies: Students will continue work in Chapter 7. Students will read about major battles of the war, and how the winter at Valley Forge impacted the Continental Army.
Homework Chart for the week:
|Math||Home Link 8-1||Complete Athletic Center in notebook. Khan Academy||Khan Academy||Home Link 8-2 Khan Academy||Home Link 8-3|
|Writing||Publish Simile Poem||Publish Metaphor poem Study for Spelling test|
|Social Studies/ Science|
|Reading||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes/ Complete Reading Log/Word Collage||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes/ Complete Reading Log/Word Collage||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes/ Complete Reading Log/Word Collage||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes/ Complete Reading Log/Word Collage||Reading Log/Word Collage is due today. Read for 30 minutes over the weekend.|