Week of 5/07-05/11/18

Science Learning Targets:  How do living things change with seasons? What do plants need? How do plants and animals get energy?

Science Learning Activities: Unit 7 test. Unit 8: Living Things Change

Students will describe how animals and plants respond to changing seasons. Students will also recognize that plants use energy from the sun, air and water to make their own food.

Math Learning Targets: Students will work on a review of addition and subtraction strategies and take the addition and subtraction strategies test. We will begin our review on time.

Math Learning Targets: Students will practice the shortcut and jump strategies to subtract. We will also work with digital and analog clocks to tell time, explain units of time and tell time to the minute.

IXL: C.1-16, D.1-9, T.1-7

Social Studies: Students will be able to identify major ways environmental influences contribute to settlement patterns and recognize the different cultures that have settled in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

 ELA Learning Targets:

Students will review main idea/central idea, cause/effect, context clues, mood and sequencing. Students will be able to ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

ELA Activities:

Students will be reading the story “Wizard of Oz” 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: F.2,F.4,P.3, N.4

Social Studies: Students will be able to give examples of how scarcity results in trade, list the characteristics of money and recognize that buyer and sellers interact to exchange goods and services through use of money.

 This will be a review week for spelling and vocabulary.

We will have a cumulative assessment this week.

Vocabulary

Sidewalks- paths by the side of the street or road

Grumbled- complained in a low voice

Traders- people who buy and sell things as a business

Blossomed- grew or developed

Wailed- made a long and sad cry

Lonesome- not often visited by people

Gift-something that is given to someone, such as a present

Yearned-wanted very much to have or do

Tend- to look after or take care of

Produce- to make or create

Sturdy- strong or solid

Schoolhouse- a building used as a school

Kindhearted- having caring nature; helpful

Powered- supplied with a source of energy

Declared- stated firmly

Existed- was real

Artist’s- belonging to an artist

Pride- pleasure or satisfaction in one’s work

Screamed-made a loud cry or sound

Numb- unable to feel or move

Escape- to become free

Fled- ran away from something

Shuddered – shook or trembled suddenly

Image- a picture of a person or thing

Newspaper – a set of pages that contain news

Hives- boxes or houses that bees live in

Architects- people who design buildings

Structures- things that are built

Contain- to hold inside

Retreats- goes back

Shallow-not deep

Shelter- something that covers or protects

Spelling

Airplane

Daytime

Birthday

Daylight

Hairdo

Notebook

Birdhouse

Barefoot

Headlight

Sometime

Someone

Newspaper

Sidewalks

Basketball

Stagecoach

Names

Named

Naming

Hopes

Hoped

Hoping

Dances

Danced

Dancing

Drops

Dropped

Dropping

Wraps

Wrapped

Wrapping

Tries

Tried

Trying

Dries

Dried

Drying

Hurries

Hurried

Hurrying

Studies

Studied

Studying

Plays

Played

Playing

Basket

Rabbit

Napkin

Letter

Invite

Bedtime

Mammal

Number

Fellow

Chapter

Follow

Problem

Chicken

Butter

Sunday

Pilot

Diner

Tiger

Favor

Lemon

Planet

Model

Shady

Robot

Tiny

Label

Cozy

Silent

Spider

Frozen