Happy New Year and Welcome Back!
Angle Measurement and Plane Figures
- Identify and draw points, lines, line segments, rays, and angles. Recognize them in various contexts and familiar figures.
- Use right angles to determine whether angles are equal to, greater than, or less than right angles. Draw right, obtuse, and acute angles.
- Identify, define, and draw perpendicular lines.
- Identify, define, and draw parallel lines. Identify, define, and draw perpendicular lines.
- Identify, define, and draw parallel lines.
We will work on these assignments in class, but students are welcome to work at home, too. :)
Spelling/Root Study: The More the Merrier. For the next few weeks we will continue to focus on root words, their meaning, origin, application, and spelling. There will be ten words on this list. You child may also choose to participate in the challenge list. This is open to any student who wants to put in extra effort. The test will be on Friday, as usual. Students will practice words through Spelling City and a word study sheet. This sheet is due on Thursday. At the end of the root study unit we will have a Spelling Bee. The word lists and activities are accessed through Spelling City.
Island of the Blue Dolphins
We will study this unit for the next few weeks. Below are the lessons' objectives. This week we focus on the First Californians and The Northern Coastal Region
- The First Californians: How did the early people of California change their ways of life as their environment changed?
- The Northern Coastal Region: How did the Indians of the northern Coastal Region of California depend on the natural resources around them?
- The Southern Coastal Region: How did the Indians of the southern Coastal Region of California use both land and sea resources?
- The Central Valley and Mountains: How did the California Indians of Central Valley and Mountain Regions depend on the natural resources around them?
- The Desert Region: How di the California Indians in the Desert Region adapt to or modify their dry environment?
Seek First to Understand Then to be Understood
January 18 Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday NO SCHOOL