Martin / Gentry Newsletter

October 17-21

What's Going On?

  • October 19: End of the 1st Nine Weeks!
  • October 21: 2nd Space Camp $100 Per Person Payment DUE! (NO late payments will be accepted as we have strict deadlines through our Space Camp Coordinator!)
  • October 21: Incentive Trip to Rock 'it Lanes
  • October 25: Last day to turn in drawing entries for the Space Camp t-shirt contest
  • October 28: Voting day!! We will vote on the design for the Space Camp t-shirt contest! $1 = 1 vote
  • October 28: Sponsorship forms and money are due!
  • October 31: Individual Doughnut Sales begin to cover Space Camp Payment #3.
  • November 10: Individual Doughnut Sale Money for Space Camp Payment #3 is DUE!!
  • November 18: 3rd Space Camp $100 Per Person Payment DUE (NO late payments will be accepted as we have strict deadlines through our Space Camp Coordinator!)
  • December 16: 4th Space Camp Payment DUE! (Undetermined amount until all fundraisers are applied! Fundraisers are applied to student accounts only!)

Math

**Beginning this week, at least one Morning Work assignment will be taken up and entered as a quiz grade per week!**


Monday

  • 6.3 (Number Sense)
  • 6.5 (Multiplying a Decimal by a Whole Number)
  • Homework = 6.5 WS


Tuesday


  • 6.6 (Multiplying Two Decimals)
  • Homework = 6.6 WS


Wednesday

  • 6.4 (Models for Multiplying Decimals)
  • 6.7 (Multiple Step Problems)
  • Homework = 6.7 WS

Thursday

  • Review for Topic 6 Test
  • Homework = Study


Friday

  • Topic 6 Test
  • Homework = None
Math Website (Pearson Realize) **Click Here**

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Science

Monday

  • Begin Unit 4 Lesson 4 Discussions (pages 195 - 199)
  • Unit 4 Lesson 4 Digital Lesson
  • Homework = None


Tuesday
  • Complete Unit 4 Lesson 4 Discussions (pages 200 - 203)
  • Do Quizlet Live to review vocabulary
  • Homework = pages 204 - 208 and Study Unit 4 Vocabulary for quiz tomorrow

Wednesday
  • Unit 4 Vocabulary Quiz
  • Experiment
  • Homework = None

Thursday
  • Begin Unit 4 Lesson 6 Discussions (pages 211 - 215)
  • Homework = None

Friday
  • Complete Unit 4 Lesson 4 Discussions (pages 216 - 217)
  • Homework = pages 218 - 220
Science Website (ThinkCentral) **Click Here**

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ELA / Reading

Spelling Words-loiter, outnumber, poise, hoist, stout, dawdle, mouthful, council, wrought, bawl, fountain, sprawls, douse, clause, scour, cautious, turmoil, scrawny, foundations, renowned


Grammar: We will review Grammar skills from Unit 1 and begin Unit 2.

Kinds of Nouns (Common. Proper, Concrete, Abstract)


Wonders Reading Unit 2 Week 1


Skills and strategies for Unit 2 Week 1 can be located in the Reading/Writing Workshop (pp. 90-101), Literature Anthology book (pp. 96-117), and the Your Turn Practice Book (pp.51-60) These resources can be accessed on the Connected website. (**See Below)


Comprehension Strategy: Reread

Comprehension Skill: Text Structure: Problem and Solution

Genre: Informational Text: Expository Text

Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues (Writers sometimes define or restate the meaning of a difficult word within the text.)


**TENTATIVE** Please check your child's planner!

Spelling Test: Thursday

Vocabulary Quiz: Thursday

Unit 1 Grammar Test: Wednesday (There is a Grammar practice quiz on Connected that is VERY similar to the test! Hint! Hint!)

We will not have a cold read this week due to our incentive trip on Friday.

ELA / Social Studies Website (Connected) **Click Here**

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Social Studies

We will wrap up Unit 2.

Test will be the week of October 24-28.