Week of January 4th to January 8th
Happy New Year!!
Reader's Workshop / Literacy
In correlation with this new reading unit is learning to write in a new format in writing -- Graphic Novels! The students are being challenged and asked to write a graphic novel (3 -5 boxes) about a civil rights events and how people collaborated to make a change. This could include sit-ins, bus boycotts, March on Selma, Jim Crow Laws, etc. Stay tuned for updates and pictures are students start drafting out their graphic novels! :)
Unit 5 - Fractions!
*finding equivalent fractions
*adding fractions using pictures and numbers
*change from improper to mixed fractions
*finding simplest form
*converting fractions to decimals
Please let me know if you have questions about the above topics -- this has been a challenging unit and we've really had to practice and refine our fact skills!
Next Thursday we will be testing our multiplication and division fact checks.
Germ Patrol Needs Help!
Important Dates to Remember
Wednesday, January 13th - Unit 5 Math Test!
Thursday, January 14th - LAST DAY TO RE-TAKE MAP TESTS!!
Friday, January 15th -- NO SCHOOL -- End of Quarter 2!!
Thursday, February 4th and Tuesday, February 9th -- Parent Teacher Conferences