Blue Bird News
March 17, 2014
This week's events
11:00 am Writing Portfolio Test
1:45 pm Math Problem Solving Test
11:00 am Spelling Test
Curriculum for the Week
This week we will be reading the story Blueberries for Sal. We will be working on the following skills:
- writing predictions on post it notes
- completing a story map
- comparing and contrasting using a Venn diagram
- meeting with Book Buddies
On Monday the children will be working on problem solving. On Tuesday they will take the problem solving test.
This week we will learn about the following:
- to review basic fraction concepts
- exploring fractions, multiplication and division, and volume
- use fractions to name parts of collections
We are continuing to work on our How to ... writing pieces.We will also be learning about past, present and future verbs. We will also be learning about contractions.
Please remember to have your child practice their spelling words using the Spelling City website https://www.spellingcity.com/gayman/. Please look for Sort 35 for this week's words.
This week we will be learning about Sedimentary, Metamorphic and Igenous Rocks. We will also be learning about minerals.
This Week's Homework
Spelling page 7
Words Their Way Sort 35-Please cut the words and sort them. Next glue the words onto the next page.
Spelling page 7 or 9. I'm going to let the kids choose which page they want to complete. Some of them prefer making up words and some like writing sentences.
Math Home Link 8.1
Study Spelling words
Math Home Link 8.2