Week of 11/13-11/17

ELA Learning Targets:

Students will review concepts from Unit 2 and will be taking a summative assessment in reading comprehension on Wednesday or Thursday. Students will also begin reading the book “Wonder” by RJ Palacio. Part one emphasizes point of view, illustrations, summarizing, and making text to self-connections.

ELA Activities:

During centers students will be practicing on IXL, I-Station, and reviewing concepts from Unit 2. Practicing on IXL will help students prepare for the upcoming summative assessment. IXL: R.1-R.2, X.1, X.2, U.1-U.5, V.1-V.5, Z.1, Y.3, T.1-T.5, W.3, W.4

Science Learning Targets: What are some forms of energy?  What’s energy? Where’s the energy? How does light move? What surfaces reflect light best?

Science Learning Activities: Unit 4 Science Fusion.  Students will be learning about energy and where it comes from in lesson one. Students will participate in an inquiry activity measuring how high a bouncy ball can bounce. Students will also work on virtual lab activities and interactive inquiries.

Math Learning Targets:  Students will be finishing up Telling Time to the Minute and starting on Units of Measurement. We will continue our unit on understanding the relationship between multiplication and division. Students will work on equations with 6,7 and 8 as factors. We will work on multiplication facts, multiplying to find combinations, and multiplying with 3 factors.

Math Learning Activities: Students will be finishing up Telling Time and starting on Units of Measurement. Students will use known facts and doubles to find products.  We will work on problems with 6, 7 and 8 as factors using known facts. Students will use objects, pictures, or multiplication to find the number of possible combinations of data or objects in a problem. They will also work on problems that have 3 factors.

IXL: BB.4, BB.6

Social Studies: Students will learn about map elements and label a map of the continents and oceans. We will also compare maps and globes and discuss how maps can be distorted.

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REVIEW OF ALL VOCABULARY WORDS:

Talented: Having a natural ability.

Single: Only one.

Proper: Correct.

Excitement: A feeling of happiness because something good has happened or will happen.

Acceptance: An agreement to take something.

Useful: Helpful.

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: Measure of how hot or cold things are.

Telescope: A tool that makes faraway objects look closer.

Probably: Likely to happen or be true.

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.

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: Giving someone trouble or annoying them.

Dangerous: Likely to cause harm. 

Ached: Felt a dull and steady pain.

Decorated: Made to look better by adding pretty things.

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.

REVIEW OF ALL SPELLING WORDS:

Wrap

Knit

Gnat

Wrists

Knots

Wrote

Knight

Sign

Knock

Wreck

Know

Wring

Gnaws

Write

Wrong

Wristwatch

Knapsack

Read

Scrubs

Spree

Screams

Stream

Scratch

Spread

Throne

Three

Screens

Spray

Throw

Strong

Scraped

Strength

Streamer

Scribble

Thick

This

Truth

Whales

Shock

Fish

What

Sixth

Them

Washing

Wheel

Pathway

Month

Dishpan

Weather

Shadow

Thicken

Chick

Lunch

Bench

Much

Ditch

Chunk

Pitch

Cheek

Stretch

Teacher

Hatch

Watching

Chum

Cheese

Crunching 

Catcher

Sandwich

Heel

Seal

Weak

Week

Bean

Creek

Speaks

Team

Free

Green

Clean

Ream

Street

Freeze

Field

Sixteen

Peanut