# Week 8

ELA Learning Targets:

Students will use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.

ELA Activities:

During centers students will be practicing on IXL, I-Station, reviewing compare and contrast. Students will learn how to apply the use of text features when reading different types of text. Students will be reading “The Strongest One” during center time. IXL: X.1, X.2, U.1, U.5, V.2

Science Learning Targets: We will be continuing à What are some physical properties? How are mass and volume measured? What are the states of matter? How can the state of matter change?

Science Learning Activities: Unit 3 Science Fusion. Students will work on inquiry science learning activities and sort through different types of matter, measure and compare mass and volume and describe the changes of states of matter.

Math Learning Targets: Students will be able to find area by counting square units, estimating and using tiling.

Math Learning Activities: Students will be able to find area with tiles, arrays, and center games. IXL: FF.7, FF.8, FF.10

Social Studies Learning Targets: We will review the three branches of government and civics with reading passages. Students will learn about the job of a court judge and people who do good things for our community

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*We will have a Summative Reading Test reviewing the standards we have learned to date on Friday, 10/13/17*

VOCABULARY WORDS:

Symbol: A picture or shape that stands for something else.

Darkened: Made or became darker, so there is less light.

Gnaws: Bites something hard again and again in order to wear away little by little.

Securing: Attaching or trying something so it doesn’t move.

Weakest: Least strong or powerful.

SPELLING WORDS:

Heel

Seal

Weak

Week

Bean

Creek

Speaks

Team

Free

Green

Clean

Ream

Street

Freeze

Field

Challenge Words: Sixteen, Peanut

Events:

• Oct. 14th: Fall Festival/5k- 9:00 am-2 pm: Volunteers needed, go to this link to sign up:

www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080548A5AC2BAAF85-donate

• Oct. 16th: Make up Day Class Resume
• Oct. 16th: End of Yankee Candle Fundraiser
• Oct. 18th: Pink Out Day: Wear all pink to school!
• Oct. 23rd: Baby Pumpkin Patch: Paint a small pumpkin and bring it in to school!
• Oct. 27th: Parents Night- 6:00-8:30 pm
• Oct. 31st: Storybook Parade: Dress up as a character from the book series Magic Tree House!