Q2W4

We are so excited for our field trip to the Planetarium this Tuesday, November 6th! Please make sure your child comes to school dressed in uniform. If you did not order a school lunch for your child be sure to send a lunch from home that day.
 
In a couple of weeks, we will be having an ice cream sundae party for students to celebrate multiplication fact fluency! More details to come!!
 
Science Learning Targets:  Students will be able to describe how water changes state through heating and cooling.
 
Science Learning Activities: Students will learn about matter and how states of matter can change. We will do an experiment with ice cubes to learn how water can melt the fastest.
 
Math Learning Targets:
Students will be able to explain patterns in the multiplication table and use strategies to multiply and divide by 2, 5 and 10. Students will also be able to relate multiplication and division.
IXL: M9, M12, F11, H1, N6, N7 (multiplication and division)
 
Math Learning Activities: Students will be working from My Math Chapter 6. As we begin a unit on multiplication and division, students will practice looking for patterns in the multiplication table and using strategies to find products. We will also explore fact families and how multiplication and division are related.
 
ELA Activities: Students will participate in small groups during centers and also practicing on iReady and iStation.
ELA Learning Targets: 3.RL.1.2 … determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
3.RL.1.2: Understand that fables, folktales, and myths often teach a moral or lesson.
Comprehension: “An Earful”
Writing Targets
3.W.3.8: Gather information from sources; take brief notes and sort evidence into categories.
IXL: F.1, L.1, P.6, HH.2, MM.4,
Social Studies: This week students will be taking a test over the three branches of government. I will be sending home the passages that we studied in class for students to review. The test will be on the 7th.
This is a review week for spelling and vocabulary. Please make sure that you are studying each night for the test.
U2W1
Spelling 
Heel
Seal
Weak
Week
Bean
Creek
Speaks
Team
Free
Green
Clean
Cream
Street
Freeze
Field
 
Vocabulary
Decorated- made to look better by adding pretty things
Symbol- a picture or shape that stands for something else
Darkened-made or became darker or blacker, so there is less light
Gnaws- bites something hard again and again in order to wear away little by little
Securing- attaching or tying something so it doesn’t move
Weakest- least strong or powerful
U2W2
Spelling 
Chick
Much
Pitch
Teacher
Chum
Lunch
Ditch
Check
Hatch
Cheese
Bench
Chunk
Stretch
Watching
Crunching
 
Vocab
Passion- a very strong feeling or liking
Admire- respect or think well of
Concentrate- pay attention or think carefully about something
Splendid- very good or beautiful
Bothering- 1. Giving someone trouble or annoying them 2. Taking time to do something
Dangerous- likely to cause harm
Ached- felt a dull and steady pain
U2W3
Spelling
Thick
This
Truth
Whales
Shock
Fish
What
Sixth
Them
Washing
Wheel
Pathway
Month
Dishpan
Weather
 
Vocab
Objects- things that you can touch or see; is against
Entertainment- something that interests or amuses people
Predictions- attempts at guessing beforehand
Computers- electronic machines that store and organize information
U2W4
Spelling
Thread
Scrubs
Spree
Screams
Stream
Scratch
Spread
Throne
Three
Screens
Spray
Throw
Strong
Scraped
Strength
 
Vocabulary
Solar System- the sun and all the planets, comets, and satellites that circle it
Easily- without trouble or hard work
Farther- at a greater distance than something else
Main- most important
Dim- having or giving little light; not bright
Temperature- measures of how hot or cold things are
Telescope- a tool that makes faraway objects look closer
Probably- likely to happen or be true
U2W5
Spelling
Wrap
Knit
Gnat
Wrists
Knots
Wrote
Knight
Sign
Knock
Wreck
Know
Wring
Gnaws
Write
Wrong