Monthly Archives: January 2013

Jan. 28 to Feb. 1

Jan. 28 to Feb. 1

Lang. Arts-  We will be finishing up our unit on Fairy Tales and Cinderella stories.  Reading groups will meet and discuss fairy tale elements.

Math- Money test this Tuesday!  Wednesday we will begin our unit on Fractions.

Social Studies- This week we will be learning about two new explorers Cartier and Newport.  Unit test on Explorers will be next Tuesday, February 5.

Words of the Week – claim, colony, Cartier, France, Newport, England, Jamestown, Fall Line, Canada, and route

Week of January 22 – 25

Week of January 22 – 25

Lang. Arts-  We will be finishing up our unit on Fairy Tales/Cinderella this week we will be looking at different versions of Cinderella around America.  Students will also be learning about using commas in their writing.

Math- Students will continue working with money, the Money Test will be this Friday.  Students should be able to determine, by counting, the value of a collection of bills and coins whose total value is $5.00 or less, compare the value of the bills and coins, and make change.

History-  This week students will be learning about European Explorers.

Words of the Week (same as last week)- Test Thursday!

 

Jan. 14 to 18

Jan. 14 to 18

Lang. Arts- We will continue working on our Fairy Tale Unit reading Cinderella stories from various places.  Students will also be reviewing story elements.

Math- Students will continue working with money, this week we will be working on making change for a dollar and then move on to making change for five dollars.  We will have a test next week.

Science-  We will be finishing our unit on Energy Sources.

Social Studies-  Students will begin a unit on Explorers.  First will be learning about two explorers sponsored by Spain Columbus and Ponce de Leon.

Words of the Week (will not be tested until next week, Jan. 24)- explorers, Europe, sponsor, settlement, Spain, Columbus, San Salvador, Ponce de Leon, Florida, conquer

*Early Dismissal this Friday!

*No School Monday January 21!

Week of January 7

Week of January 7

Welcome Back!  I hope that everyone had a restful break.  This week we will be busy learning about….

Lang. Arts- This week will begin our unit on Fairy Tales with a focus on Cinderella and its many variations.  Students will also be going through the PALS screening this week.

Math- We will begin our unit on Money, reviewing the value of coins and counting up money.  Students will also be making change for $1.00 or less.

Science- Students will be learning about different energy sources this week.

Words of the Week- sunlight, water, wind, energy, solar, moving, electricity, resource, pollution, renewable, nonrenewable, and natural