This Week in Room 120

Week of April 7, 2014

Announcements:

Friday will be a Late Start.

Reader's Workshop

This week we will be studying

  • Irony
  • Connotative Word Meanings
  • Characters can be multidimensional

Writer's Workshop

This week the students will be continuing to plan their narrative stories:

  • a setting must have appropriate level of detail
  • show, not tell, how characters feel


On Thursday, the students will begin to draft their narrative stories.

Word Study

This week we will be studying how the suffix -ity changes an adjective into a noun.


Some of the words we will be studying:

whimsicality, acceptability, complexity, stability, austerity

Math

Group 1 - This group will be working to divide multi-digit numbers and decimals. We will also be reviewing coordinate grids, perimeter and area of complex figures, comparing fractions, and ordering fractions.


Group 2 - This group will be working with expressions, equations, inequalities, functions, and will be learning to multiply fractions. We will also be reviewing how to add and subtract fractions.