Blue Bird News

March 17, 2014

This week's events

Monday

11:00 am Writing Portfolio Test

Tuesday

1:45 pm Math Problem Solving Test

Friday

11:00 am Spelling Test

Curriculum for the Week

Reading

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
  • visualizing
  • meeting with Book Buddies

Math

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

Writing

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.

Spelling

We will be working on Sort 35. We will be studying final /k/ sound (ck, ke, and k).
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.

Science-Rocks

This week we will be learning about Sedimentary, Metamorphic and Igenous Rocks. We will also be learning about minerals.

This Week's Homework

Monday

Spelling page 7

Extra Math

Tuesday

Words Their Way Sort 35-Please cut the words and sort them. Next glue the words onto the next page.

Extra Math

Wednesday

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

Thursday

Study Spelling words

Math Home Link 8.2