Mrs. Marler's Weekly Newsletter
April 4th- 8th
Reading- Students are working in groups to research an animal using multiple different resources to combine information and to take notes. We are working on finding the main idea and paraphrasing while doing the research project!
Writing- Students are drafting sections of their informational writing. Students are adding their own thoughts and imagery to their writing.
Science- Students are working in groups to make an instrument that can be fairly loud as well as change pitch. After this project, we will move into social studies where we will be learning about government and the Antebellum period.
- do lessons in an 1830s classroom
- spin and weave a school wall hanging
- learn to write with quill and ink
- learn about Native American trading practices and make a necklace
- compare life in 2012 with life in the 1800s
Please have students bring in the field trip permission slip, lunch form and money as soon as possible! Thank you!!
April 11th- Field Trip
April 14th- Author Visit- Dan Santat
April 26th-28th- SC Ready Test
Reading- Please encourage your child to read every day!
Math- Students will have H.W on Tuesday- Thursday in math.