Monthly Archives: February 2015

Week 24 – Feb. 9

Week 24 – Feb. 9

Lang. Arts – Novel study groups will continue reading and working on their packets.  This week we will have Words of the Week they are: American, freedom, defend, basic, principle, equality, president, wage, liberty, and boycott.

Math – Students will continue to work on fractions.  We have been busy learning about equivalent fractions and how to add and subtract fractions with like denominators!

Social Studies – This week we will continue to learn about famous americans who have worked to create and defend our basic principles.  Last week we learned about 3 presidents and this week we will discover leaders in the civil rights movement.

Valentine’s Day Party – will be Friday after lunch, please make sure your child brings a valentine for every student in the class.

Friday is also an early dismissal day, students will be released at 1:10.

Week 23 – Feb. 3

Week 23 – Feb. 3

Lang Arts – This week groups will continue to meet and work on reading comprehension strategies.  Two reading groups have started novel studies for this nine weeks.  Students enjoyed the 100th day of school by writing about what life would be like when they are 100 years old.

Math – We have started our unit on Fractions, students are reviewing the parts of a fraction and will be learning about equivalent fractions, comparing fractions, as well as adding and subtracting fractions.

Science – Students will have a test on the different types of Natural Energy on Wednesday.

Social Studies –  Thursday we will begin our unit on Famous Americans, we will start with three presidents who worked to create and defend our Basic American Principles George Washington  Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln.