Mrs. Lyons' Class Week 13

November 9th- 13th

Test Schedule:

Friday 11/13

Math: Chapter 7 and Excel Test 5

Social Studies: Americans Long Ago and the Mayflower

Science: Weather and Seasons

Study guides are included in this newsletter.

Homework Packet

Due on or before Friday, November 13th

Packet includes:

• Math 7.5 - 8.1
• Science: Seasons
• Social Studies: Pilgrim Children

Review Excel lesson of the day and 5 minutes each night on Rainbow Facts

Practice your part for the play and work on costume.

Math This Week:

This week we will finish chapter 7 and start on Ch. 8: Spatial Sense and Patterns

Chapter 7 Test Study Guide:

Draw a line to match the word and the shape for plane shapes: circle, square, triangle, rectangle

Identify how a group of items are alike. (size, color, or shape)

Trace shapes and write the number of sides and corners.

Circle the shapes that follow the rule.

Ch. 8 Lesson Topics:

Position Words: between, under, above, left, right, near,

Slides, Flips, and Turns

Please use the link below to review / play games if your child needs extra help in math.

Science

We will be doing our leaf project this week! We have PLENTY of leaves! Thank you!

Science Study Guide:

Vocabulary:

Weather is what the air and sky are like each day.

Summer is the hottest time of the year.

Winter has fewer hours of sunlight.

Temperature tells how hot or cool the air is.

Fall is when the leaves change color.

Seasons are the different times of the year.

Social Studies - History Lesson: Americans Long Ago

We will continue our lesson this week on Americans Long Ago.

Life of a Pilgrim Child

This week we will read all about the life of a pilgrim child. We will read and discuss what pilgrim children ate, how they dressed, how they were expected to behave, in addition to their working, playing, and schooling.

We will create pilgrim children and will make inferences based on their clothing.

Study Guide

Ask your child these questions to assess their knowledge of last week's lesson.

1. When did the Mayflower reach Plymouth? (November 11, 1620)
2. About how many people were on board the Mayflower? (102)
3. How long was the journey from England? (66 days)
4. How many men signed the Mayflower Compact? (41)

Were women allowed to sign the compact?

What did the women do on the ship? What did the men do?

Did the children play on the ship?

What were some things the pilgrims ate on their journey?

What was the Indian's name that helped the Pilgrims?