Saturday, October 6, 2018
Ms. Gleason's class ~ This week the children have been solving multi-step word problems. We also discussed the idea of reasonableness of answers. A few more lessons to go, and then we’ll have the end of module assessment the week of October 15th. The children will be completing a review packet that will help them prepare for the test. Please be on the look out for that. I ask the children to share the packet with you and explain what they will need to do for the test. Next up.... a short module on metric measurement!
Social Studies ~ As we continue to integrate our study of the Haudenosaunee, the kids spent time reading Iroquois Stories. During the coming week, they will practice identifying story elements by mapping out "Turtle's Race with Beaver."
PAWS (Paragraphs a Week) ~ We've really been taking our time first opinion writing piece. I have been modeling each step along the way. So far the kids have planned and typed their first drafts. I have each of them edited and now we need to conference during the upcoming week. The first real task will be assigned on Friday, October 12th and will be due by Friday, October 19th. It really takes a few weeks to get in the groove......the best way is to just jump right in!
Read Aloud ~ We finished Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing and have started Ruby Holler!