Miss Branchick's Newsletter
This week in room 506
Teacher Pace - Unit 7 Solids and Shapes
10-1 Solid Figures
10-2 Relating Solids and Shapes
10-3 Lines and Line Segments
Real World Story Problems
3.G.1- Identify and describe the following: cube, sphere, prism, pyramid, cone, cylinder
3.G.2- Understand that shapes may share characteristics and can be in multiple categories (squares can be categorized as a quadrilateral or parallelogram)
3.G.3- Identify, describe, and draw points, lines, and line segments.
Miss Branchick's Math Class- Unit 9 Patterns and Relationships
Monday- Lessons 9-1 Repeating Patterns and 9-2 Number Sequences
Tuesday- Lesson 9-3 Extending Tables
Wednesday- Lessons 9-4 Writing Rules for the Situation and Real World Two Step Story Problems
Friday November 20 until Thanksgiving Break will be review. We will be starting Unit 10 after break.
We are reviewing Chapter 2 and taking the chapter 2 assessment on Thursday.
We have started our Informational Writing Unit. Everyone picked an Endangered Animal to research. We have started writing our rough drafts! When we are finished writing, we will be typing them up before publishing them!
We are also teaming up with Miss Sweet in art class. She has graciously allowed us to incorporate our Endangered Animals into their Landscape portraits! I can't wait to see the finished products!
Reading- This might only apply to my reading class - some classes have already finished Unit 2 Week 5 and will be reviewing all of Unit 2 until Thanksgiving Break
We will be starting Unit 2 Week 5 this week (most reading classes are here, too)
- Literary Elements: Alliteration and Rhyme
- Skill: Point of View (in literature)
- Genre: Poetry
- Vocabulary Skill: Simile
- Phonics: Digraphs (two letters that make ONE sound, like sh, ch)
Unit 2 Week 5 Vocab
1.) bounce- To bounce is to spring back after hitting something
2.) imagine- To imagine something is to picture it in your mind.
3.) inventor- An inventor is a person who creates something for the first time.
4.) observer- An observer is someone who watches something.
5.) alliteration- Alliteration occurs when several words or syllables in a row start with the same sound.
6.) free verse- In a free verse poem, some verses rhyme and some do not.
7.) limerick- A limerick is a funny poem of five lines with a specific rhyme pattern.
8.) rhyme- Kite and sight rhyme because they end with the same sound.
Scholastic Book Orders
Orders can be submitted any time you or I place an order because I have free shipping this year =)
- Tumblebooks (username northelementary / password books)
- Symbaloo (username firstname.lastname@example.org / password room506) - this website has links to kid approved websites we use at school)
Tumblebooks is registered for grades K-4 so North and South share.