Mrs. Lyons' Class Week 11

Math, Science, Social Studies

Week 11 - October 26th -30th

Hello Parents!

It's HALLOWEEN week!

This Friday is a half-day! After our work is done, we will show Curious George Boo Fest, the kids can eat popcorn and bring a pillow that fits in their backpack. Please send ready to eat, already popped, popcorn for your child on Friday! We will spread out and watch a short festive video!

Thursday- Fall Festival

Friday- Noon Dismissal- NO lunch, NO GAP

Test Schedule

Thursday: 10/29

Math Test on Ch. 6: Subtraction Strategies

Excel Test 5

Science: Ch. 4

Ch.6 Math Study Guide:


Which can you use to subtract 8-1? (count back)

Write a related fact for 8+1=9 (9-1=8)

  • Count back to subtract
  • Match. Then subtract
  • Complete the related facts
  • Complete the fact family
  • Write the difference
  • Problem Solving

Homework and Quick Checks are good study guides.

Homework Packet

Due on or before Friday, October 30

Packet includes:

  • Math 6.3 - 6.6
  • Plants and Animals Live Together

Review Excel lesson of the day and 5 minutes each night on Rainbow Facts

Math This Week:

Chapter 6: Subtraction Strategies Lesson Topics

  • Using Subtraction Strategies
  • Choose the Operation
  • Problem Solving
  • Related Facts

Chapter 6 Vocabulary:

count back, number line, related facts, fact family

Excel Lessons: 43-46

Please use the link above to review / play games if your child needs extra help in math.


This week we will finish our unit on Animals and Their Homes with the last few lessons in our textbook.

Chapter 4:

Land and Water Habitats

Plants and Animals Live Together


grassland, forest, lake, ocean, habitat, adaptation, food chain, extinct

Use the link below to study for Thursday's Chapter 4 Science Test: Places to Live

Social Studies

We will be working in our Maps, Globes, and Graphs book in class as well as talking about our Social Studies word of the day.

Social Studies units start in November and/or mini lessons on special events.

November Units: Pilgrims, The Mayflower, The First Thanksgiving Play

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