Weekly Overview April 23-April 27

Sunday, April 22, 2012

This week students will continue working on poetry in writing.  Students will be writing cinquain poems and color poems, as well as adding poems from other authors to include in their books.  In math, we will continue working on adding and subtracting mixed numbers.  We will also add on multiplying fractions and mixed numbers this week.  Students should be reading 30 minutes minimum nightly.  Please make it a priority.

Pictures were sent out last week.  Please pay for what you would like to keep and return the rest to school.  There are instructions for payment inside the envelope.

 

 

Homework Chart for the week:

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Study Link 8.5 fraction multiplication  Study Link 8.6 Area models for fraction multiplication  Study Link 8.7Multiplying fractions and whole numbers  MJ pages 268, 272 Study Link 8.8Multiplying fractions and mixed numbers Checking Progress Quiz
Writing  Write cinquain poem(s) Publish cinquain  poem(s)  Write color poem(s)  Publish color poem(s) Add to and publish poems by you or other authors. Write your Weekend Letter!
Social Studies/Science    Chapter 6 Lesson 2 Reading Check Questions(in notebook)  Weekly Workbook page 55 Science- Levers and Pulleys investigation 1  Social Studies- Vocabulary Quiz
Reading  Read for a minimum of 30 minutes and make one Thinkmark:  Making Connections Read for a minimum of 30 minutes and make one Thinkmark:  Making Connections Read for a minimum of 30 minutes and make one Thinkmark: Making Connections Read for a minimum of 30 minutes and make one Thinkmark: Making Connections  Read for 60 minutes in your Independent Reading book

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