The students will continue to review division and realizing the correlation between multiplication and division facts using an array of different strategies. We will continue long division through video, hands on, review, etc.
Different centers they will have this week and throughout the year (only some are mentioned)... problem solving flashcard game, word problems, multiplication war, reteach worksheets, multiplication/division board games of their choice, around the world, computer reinforcement, peer tutoring, etc.
*Be working on multiplication and division facts at home all year long!!
Students are integrating their English with writing. Also every week they will do a "Daily Four," where they correct capitalization erros, use the verb be, practice punctuation and conjunctions.
Students will begin Chapter 7, Life in Colonies. They will compare/contrast physical geography, analyze roles of religion and government and journal daily life in the colonies.
*Main Skill -Inferencing
The Students are reading "The Best (Worst) Christmas Pageant Ever"
THE VOCAB WILL BE DISCUSSED DAILY AS THEY COME ACROSS WORDS THEY DON'T KNOW IN THEIR NOVELS.
The reading test is EVERY Friday!
Vocabulary terms for this week:
The students will begin Chapter 5, Energy Transfer in Ecosystems. They will be observing decomposing bananas and making food chains.*We will continue to observe our pet fish, Marcus Jr. The class will do different things, such as shine a light, turn out the lights, etc., to chart what he does or doesn't do. (Make inferences together)
The students write up a lab report for each experiment done in the classroom.
- Physical Education; Students will begin Chapter 4, Fitness and Activity!
"Take the bait and remember these important dates!"
12/22-1/5 CHRISTMAS BREAK
1/13 Two Hour Early Dismissal
1/19 Martin Luther King, JR. Day - NO SCHOOL
1/21 - Report Cards go home!!
*****Parents-Please check your child's homework folder on a daily basis. Please make sure that when you are signing your child's agenda that they DO have their homework completed and they have studied for a quiz/test. Your signature assures me that your child is ready!!!!!!!!