Week of 2/20-2/23/18

Science Learning Targets: How do plants respond to light? How do plants respond to their environment?

Science Learning Activities: Unit 6 Science Fusion. Students will describe the structure of plants and their roles in food production, support, water and nutrient transport, and reproduction.  Students will participate in interactive digital lessons and virtual lab activities.

Math Learning Targets:  Students will be able to identify different types of polygons and quadrilaterals. They will be able to find the perimeter of given figures.

Math Learning Targets: Students will learn about the different types of polygons and quadrilaterals. They will observe characteristics of shapes and classify them. We will also find the perimeter of these shapes.

IXL: FF. 18, FF. 16, FF. 17

Social Studies: Students will continue learning about maps and geography. Students will learn about the natural landmarks and the climate in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

ELA Learning Targets:

Students will recount stories and determine the message or lesson of the story.

Students will describe characters in a story and answer questions on how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

Students will continue working on opinion style writing.

ELA Activities:

Students will be reading the story “Here’s My Dollar” for comprehension. Students will participate in small groups during centers and also practicing on IXL, I-Station, as well as reviewing concepts from the previous unit. IXL:  U.1, U.5, V.2, S.1, X.2

Spelling

sale

sail

beet

beat

rode

road

rowed

its

it’s

your

you’re

there

they’re

peace

piece

Vocabulary

tour: a short trip through a place to see it

volunteers: people who offer to do jobs without pay

community: a group of people who live in the same area

thrilled: very excited or happy

slogan: a phrase that is used in advertisements

grownups: adults

deserve: have a right to

interviewed: met and talked with to get information