*A brand new you, a brand new year!
Marking period 3!
REMINDER: Make sure we are turning in our work everyday!
What We Are Learning...
*What is a reciprocal?
*How do you turn a mixed number into a fraction?
Science: We are learning about matter and motion. Everything is made up of atoms! We are examining the smallest things into our universe and how these particles matter in our lives.
*What are atoms?
*What are the states of matter?
Language Arts: We will begin Collection 3, Dealing with Disaster. In this collection, the students will discover how people react in the face of disaster. Students will discover this through the following standards:
-Students will be able to identify and analyze cause-and-effect organization and determine meanings of technical language in an information text.
-Students will be able to analyze and compare poetic form and learn how poets use form, alliteration, and tone to express feelings and ideas.
-Students will be able to identify and analyze how dialect and imagery, including figurative language, bring a story to life.
World Region: We will begin our Government Unit. In this unit the students will be able to explain what government is and identify major forms of government (autocracy, monarchy, dictatorship, representative and direct democracy, oligarchy, theocracy, and anarchy). The students will also be able to compare and contrast the major features of different forms of government.
Important Dates to Remember:
February 18, 2016--Family Night and Interim Pick-up
February 22-23--MAP Progress Monitoring for Math
February 24-25--MAP Progress Monitoring for Reading