Ms. Kildal's School Scoop

Nov. 16-20, 2015

This Week in School...

Reading & Writing

Story: Letters Home from Yosemite (continued)

Genre: Informational Nonfiction

Comprehension Skills: Main idea, supporting details, fact/opinion

Vocabulary Strategy: multiple meaning words

Writing: Writing prompts, journal entries

Grammar: Plural Noun endings with -s, -es, -ies

Spelling Words:

Skill: Plural Nouns. Adding -s, -es, or -ies to make plural nouns

monkeys friends plays supplies taxes holidays months

companies costumes sandwiches hobbies daisies delays

scratches counties teammates memories

bunches batteries donkeys

Challenge Words (Optional)

eyelashes ambulances trophies secretaries inventories

Mixed List Words (for selected students)

hobbies daisies delays scratches counties teammates

memories bunches batteries donkeys compatible

accompany miniscule convenient rendezvous

congratulate communicate immeasurable innumerable occurrence

Math

Unit 3 Continues...

Skills Focus: Story problems with multiple steps, in/out with complex rules, using variables, solving problems with parentheses

IXL Skills: M.11 (third grade level), H.2, D.1, D.2 (fourth grade level)


iPads: We will be using Moodle and Notability to access assignments so that kids can work independently and at their own pace on their iPads. Also using Book Creator to create presentations.


Science/Social Studies: We will be finishing up our study of the northeastern states region.

Other New & Events:

No Spelling words next week due to the two-day week.