## Math: Fraction Understanding Unit 9

In Math:

Students will understand that…

• Based on the same size whole, the more fractional parts used, the smaller the part’s sizes become

• Fractions are equal parts of a whole

• A whole can be represented various ways

Students will be skilled at…

• Partitioning objects into equal parts

• Naming equal parts of a whole using academic language

• Analyzing and explaining examples and non-examples of fractional parts

## Science: Physical characteristics and needs of plants

In Science:

Students will understand that…

• Organisms undergo similar life processes and have parts that help them survive in their environment.

Students will know…

• plants have basic needs such as sunlight, space, water, and nutrients from soil and air.

• leaves use sunlight to make food.

• stems of plants and trunks of trees carry water throughout the plant.

• plants and trees have roots that help them absorb water and nutrients from the soil.

## Language Arts and Social Studies

Students will know…

• how to generate questions before, during and after reading to make connections

• the components of a biography

In Writing:

Students will be able to independently use their learning to…

• work through the writing process to nonfiction narratives.

Students will understand that…

• they can compose a nonfiction narrative using information they learned about their historical figure.

In Social Studies:

Students will understand that…

• we have many historical figures and why they each play an important part in our history.

Students will know…

• Contributions of historical figures, including Thurgood Marshall, Irma Rangel, John Hancock, and Theodore Roosevelt, who have influenced the community, state, and nation.

Students will be able to independently use their learning to…

• Understand that our community, our state, and our nation are unique because of the people who have lived and worked here.

## Spelling

The students will be tested over their CURRENT sort beginning April 8th through April 12th on SpellingCity. You will find specific directions on the lesson planner on how to access the assignment and have your student to take the test.

The groups are Cowboys, Mavericks, and Rangers. The name of your child's group is written at the top of their sort. We will study the following High Frequency Words (HFW) and have added them to each sort:

**after **could **Earth **myself **toward

The students can access & practice their sort on Spelling City: In order to access the list your student must login and enter their...

Username: lowercase last initial, first initial, student ID#

## Wordly Wise

Wordly Wise Lesson 11: Test date, TBD

Please note: The new words and their meanings are attached below and in the At Home Lesson Plans. Activities for the week are included on the weekly lesson plans; please access and complete those activities with your child.

## Great Expectations

Week 31

Life Principle of the Week: Responsibility

Quote of the Week: "No one can make you feel inferior without your

consent.”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

## Important Dates

APRIL:

April 10: No School

April 20: School/Work day

School Building is Closed until May 4th.

## Mrs. Stewart's Schedule

7:35 - 8:00 - Morning routine: planner, announcements, and GE

8:00 - 9:30 - Math - Stewart homeroom

9:30 - 10:20 - Science - Stewart Homeroom

10:15 - Switch

10:15 - 11:25 - Math - Moorehead Homeroom

11:30 - 12:00 - Lunch

12:00 - 12:30 - Recess

12:30 - 12:50 - Finish Math - Moorehead Homeroom

12:50 - 1:50 - Science - Moorehead Homeroom

1:50 - 2:40 - Specials

2:40 - 2:50 - Pack up for dismissal

2:50 - 3:00 - Dismissal

7:35 - 8:00 - Morning routine: planner, announcements, and GE

10:20 - Switch

10:20 - 11:25 - Reading/ELA/Social Studies - Stewart Homeroom

11:30 - 12:00 - Lunch

12:00 - 12:30 - Recess

12:30 - 12:50 - Finish Reading/ELA/Social Studies- Stewart Homeroom

1:50 - 2:40 - Specials

2:40 - 2:50 - Pack up for dismissal

2:50 - 3:00 - Dismissal