# Q1W8

Science Learning Targets:  Students will be able to explain the force of gravity and how objects overcome it.

Science Learning Activities: We will learn about what gravity is and what it means to defy it. Students will do some hands-on activities and play gravity Olympics!

Math Learning Targets:.

We will continue working on finding the area of a figure using multiplication. Students will take a quiz on area and begin our unit on fractions.

IXL: FF 6,7,8,10 (area), W 1-11 (fractions)

Math Learning Activities: We will count unit squares and use addition and multiplication to find area.  Students will explore and model unit fractions and write fractions as a part of a whole. We will be using our My Math curriculum from McGraw-Hill.

ELA Activities: Students will participate in small groups during centers and also practicing on IReady and Istation.

ELA Learning Targets: 3.Rl.1.3 Students will be able to describe the cause-effect relationship between a series of ideas in a scientific text. Identify and use words that signal cause and effect

Comprehension: The Strongest One; A Zuni Play

Writing Targets: 3.W.3.8 Gather information from sources; take brief notes and sort evidence into categories.

Social Studies: SS.3.A.1.2 Students will be able to define terms related to social studies, including but not limited to , the following: history, geography, civics, government, and economics.

Spelling

Heel

Seal

Weak

Week

Bean

Creek

Speaks

Team

Free

Green

Clean

Cream

Street

Freeze

Field

Review: right, pie, child

Challenge: sixteen, peanut

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