Week 14 - No School Next Week!
News This Week
Scholastic Forms: Please return Scholastic Release Forms so that our class photos can be used. I can send another one if you need it. Thanks to those that have already returned forms!
Thank you to those that contributed to the canned food drive!
Flu Vaccinations: Students who signed up for the flu mist will receive that tomorrow during school.
SGA: Voting will be Friday. Good luck to our candidate for President - Emma Wilson!
Tests: We will take our tests on Thursday this week for students that are traveling on Friday.
Snow Wizard Tuesday - $1.00
Studies this Week
- Skills: Historical Texts - we are working with reading and understanding events in history, timelines, and historic documents.
- RI 3.3 Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
- Phonics: consonant sounds /j/ and /k/
- Vocabulary: Vocabulary Workshop Unit 2
- Practice spelling and writing words. Visit spellingcity.com/meverette for more practice. The story title is "Night Letters".
- Words this week: clock, large, page, mark, kitten, judge, crack, edge, pocket, brake, change, ridge, jacket, badge, orange, freckles, advantage, pledge, Kentucky, kingdom
- Multiplication - we will continue with facts and word problems (particularly 2-step problems)
- Area & Perimeter - area, square units, finding unknown values, and using multiplication to help solve
- Facts - begin memorizing all multiplication facts. We will start division before the holidays!
Vocabulary: aim, aware, defeat, drift, mild, pause, refuse, route, ruin, solid
We will work on information writing with comparing and contrasting.
- Coordinating and subordinating conjunctions
- Conjunctions - join words, phrases, and sentences together
- Coordinating conjunctions: and, but, for, or, nor, so, yet | make compound sentences
- Subordinating conjunctions: after, although, as, as if, because, before, even if, even though, if, if only, rather than, since, that, though, unless, until, when, where, whereas, wherever, whether, which, and while | make complex sentences
- The Human Body & Force and Motion (as time allows)
- The Wampanoag and Pilgrim life
- Students can logon to Studies Weekly at home by going to studiesweekly.com
- Daily Geography
Practice at Home
- Which step comes first? After that?
- What happens right before____?
- What happened first? What happened after that?
- Why it is important to ____? What information from the text supports your answer?
- Explain how (a bird makes its nest). Use information from the article in your explanation.
- Explain the steps in ____ (a technical procedure). Use information from the article in your explanation.
- *Describe the steps in building_____. Write one step in each of the boxes.
- How are (these ideas) the same? How are they different?
- Explain the relationship between ___ , ____, and ____ (series of historical events).
- Use information from the article in your explanation.
- Explain the relationship between ____ and ____ (scientific concepts/ideas). Use information from the article in your explanation.
- What caused (the plant to grow)? What information from the text supports your answer.
17 - Snow Wizard, Flu-Mist Vaccinations
20 - SGA Voting
23-27 - Thanksgiving Holidays