Room 22 Rock Stars

News for the Week of January 11

Happenings in Room 22

We've had quite the busy and exciting week in Room 22. Here are just a few of the fun things we've been up to!

*Topics were selected for our upcoming research papers. We will begin note taking on Monday.

*Students selected a book to read during our Historical Fiction Literature Circles.

*Students tackled real world fraction problems in Math.

*Students made brain hats and conducted experiments in reflex time while learning about the Nervous System.

Important Upcoming Dates

January 12: Hungry Howies Night

January 12: PTO Meeting (9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. in the Media Center)

January 13: Chapter 3 Math Test (Part 2)

January 15: Spelling Test and DLR Quiz

January 18: No School

January 19: Chapter 7 Social Studies Test

January 22: Spelling Test and DLR Quiz

January 22: PTO Movie Night

January 28: Half Day (dismissal at 11:55 a.m.)

January 29: Half Day (dismissal at 11:55 a.m.)

January 29: Spelling Test and DLR Quiz

Body Systems Research Papers

Our next writing unit focuses on research writing. On Friday, students selected a topic related to the body systems we are studying in Science (for example brain cancer, concussions, or asthma). Students' homework is to bring in five (5) credible articles on their topic no later than Wednesday. Feel free to email me the links to the articles if you are having trouble printing from home.

Spelling Reminders

*Please email me if you would like an electronic copy of your child's words.

*Student's weekly homework is to define each of their spelling words and use it in a sentence. Students can either write their assignment on paper or fill out the document on Google Classroom. Assignments are due by the end of the school day on Friday (unless otherwise noted in students' planners).

Units of Study for the Week of January 11

Math: Fractions and Mixed Numbers (Chapter 3)/Multiplying and Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers (Chapter 4)

Reading: Historical Fiction and Literature Circles

Writing: Body Systems Research Paper

Social Studies: British Colonies in America (Chapter 7)

Science: Circulatory System