I hope everyone had a relaxing three day weekend!
Math – Students will continue to explore multiplication this week.
Science – We will begin our unit on the Water Cycle, which continues what students have already learned about earths natural cycles.
Lang. Arts – Our October POWER prompts are now on display in the hallway! Students will be learning about Author’s Purpose and how it ties into reading with a purpose and writing with a purpose. This week we will be working with fictional mysteries. Your child will be reading one of the following books and working on the related skills:
- make, revise, and confirm predictions before and during reading
-draw conclusions using context clues
-identify and use contractions
-understand the difference between past and present tense
Ghosts in the House
-make, revise, and confirm predictions to understand the text
-identify contractions used in the text
-identify compound words
Mystery in the Moonlight
-visualizing to understand fictional text
-analyze characters in the story
-use future-tense verbs in sentences
The Mystery of Granville Library
-retell to understand the text
-identify elements of the mystery genre
-identify names of people as proper nouns
-identify and create similes