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
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
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.