Paws for The Pack News
Week of January 4th
What's Coming up "in the Pack":
I hope you all had a WONDERFUL and RELAXING Holiday Break!
It was SO good to see the students back today - ready and anxious to learn!
We are very busy with Mid-Year Assessments this month! Your child should be bringing home their red baggie nightly with three books: a Biography, a Fiction, and a Nonfiction book. We are working on being independent and prepared to work on reading stamina as peers are being tested in class!
Writer's Workshop: Biography Reports
Include important information:
*Birthplace and Date
*Childhood and School Life
*Hobbies, Interests and Activities
*Reason for Fame
Readers of narrative nonfiction texts use what they already know about fictional narrative to understand biographies. They do this by: (RI.3.3)
· Understanding that the individual in a biography faces similar struggles and challenges as the characters in a fictional story
· Attending to the important events and decisions in the individual’s life such as:
o personal challenges
o pivotal choices
*Area and Perimeter
*Area and Perimeter Word Problems
*Combining two areas to find Total Area of a figure
*Finding Area of figure with more than four sides
*****Fact fluency (addition/subtraction and multiplication/division) - PLEASE practice triangle flash cards at home
Science: Skeletal System with Mrs. Fountain