September 21, 2015
Important News and Dates
Tuesday, September 22 - Class visit to Media Center
Wednesday, September 23 - Early Release (12:15) & Conferences
Thursday, September 24 - Early Release (12:15), Conferences, & Chikfila Spirit Night
Friday, September 25 - Relay for Life Hat Day
Monday, September 21 - Multiplication and Division Test
Tuesday, September 22 - Classification Test
Wednesday, September 23 - Similes and Metaphors DG
Friday, September 25 - Word Study Review Test (All roots from this quarter)
What We're Learning This Week
Word Study: We will review all of our root words from this quarter with a summative word study test on Friday. Students will receive a study guide on Monday, but it covers all of the roots that we have studied so far. Use the Root Word Review set on Quizlet to study.
Writing: We are continuing our study of opinion writing. We will focus on the structure and using transition words this week.
Reading: This week, we will continue our study of figurative language. Students will learn about hyperbole, idiom, onomatopoeia, personification, and alliteration. We will take a DG over just similes and metaphors on Wednesday.
Ms. Hernandez's Math, Social Studies, and Science Class:
Math: We will have a test on multiplication and division of whole numbers Monday and then begin Decimals.
Science: We will have Classification test on Tuesday and begin studying Inherited traits & learned behaviors.
Social Studies: We will begin Chapter 2 - Civil War and Reconstruction.