Q2W4

We are so excited for our field trip to the Planetarium this Tuesday, November 6th! Please make sure your child comes to school dressed in uniform. If you did not order a school lunch for your child be sure to send a lunch from home that day.

In a couple of weeks, we will be having an ice cream sundae party for students to celebrate multiplication fact fluency! More details to come!!

Science Learning Targets:  Students will be able to describe how water changes state through heating and cooling.

Science Learning Activities: Students will learn about matter and how states of matter can change. We will do an experiment with ice cubes to learn how water can melt the fastest.

Math Learning Targets:

Students will be able to explain patterns in the multiplication table and use strategies to multiply and divide by 2, 5 and 10. Students will also be able to relate multiplication and division.

IXL: M9, M12, F11, H1, N6, N7 (multiplication and division)

Math Learning Activities: Students will be working from My Math Chapter 6. As we begin a unit on multiplication and division, students will practice looking for patterns in the multiplication table and using strategies to find products. We will also explore fact families and how multiplication and division are related.

 

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

ELA Learning Targets: 3.RL.1.2 … determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.

3.RL.1.2: Understand that fables, folktales, and myths often teach a moral or lesson.

Comprehension: “An Earful”

Writing Targets

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

IXL: F.1, L.1, P.6, HH.2, MM.4,

Social Studies: This week students will be taking a test over the three branches of government. I will be sending home their study guide packets home for them to study. The test will be on the 7th.

This is a review week for spelling and vocabulary. Please make sure that you are studying each night for the test.

U2W1

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

U2W2

Spelling

 

Chick

Much

Pitch

Teacher

Chum

Lunch

Ditch

Check

Hatch

Cheese

Bench

Chunk

Stretch

Watching

Crunching

 

Review: weak, green, seal

Challenge: catcher, sandwich

Vocab

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- 1. Giving someone trouble or annoying them 2. Taking time to do something

Dangerous- likely to cause harm

Ached- felt a dull and steady pain

U2W3

Spelling

 

Thick

This

Truth

Whales

Shock

Fish

What

Sixth

Them

Washing

Wheel

Pathway

Month

Dishpan

Weather

 

Review: lunch, chick, pitch

Challenge: shadow, thicken

Vocab

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

U2W4

Spelling

 

Thread

Scrubs

Spree

Screams

Stream

Scratch

Spread

Throne

Three

Screens

Spray

Throw

Strong

Scraped

Strength

 

Review: thick, washing, whales

Challenge: steamer, scribble

Vocabulary

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- measures of how hot or cold things are

Telescope- a tool that makes faraway objects look closer

Probably- likely to happen or be true

U2W5

Spelling

 

Wrap

Knit

Gnat

Wrists

Knots

Wrote

Knight

Sign

Knock

Wreck

Know

Wring

Gnaws

Write

Wrong