Week of 12-11

ELA Learning Targets:

Students will review concepts from Unit 2 with emphasis on asking and answering questions about a text, as well as identifying the central message of a text. Students will be reading the story “Saving the Sand Dunes” for comprehension strategies. Their vocabulary words are also found in this text.

Students will continue reading the book “Wonder” by RJ Palacio. It emphasizes predicting, point of view, illustrations, summarizing, and making text to self-connections.

ELA Activities:

Reminder- Wonder field trip is on Tuesday, 12/19. During centers students will be working in small groups and also practicing on IXL, I-Station, and reviewing concepts from the previous unit. 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 is energy? Where is the energy? How does light move? What surfaces reflect light best?

Science Learning Activities: Unit 4 Science Fusion.  Students will be learning about light and how it moves. The class will participate in activities and digital lessons from Science Fusion.

Math Learning Targets:  Students will be able to identify and describe repeating and changing patterns.

Math Learning Targets: Students will describe patterns, identify patterns involving addition and subtraction and extend tables using multiplication, division, addition and subtraction.  We will be using tables and graphs to show patterns.

IXL: M.9, M.12, P.1, P.2, F.11, H.1, U.5-7, U. 10, U.11

Social Studies: Students will continue learning about maps and geography. Students will label a map for each region of the United States.

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VOCABULARY WORDS:

Preserve: An area set aside for the protection of plants and animals; protect from harm.

Restore: Bring something back to its original condition.

Suffered: Was damaged or harmed.

Rainfall: Amount of rain that falls on an area in a period of time.

 

SPELLING WORDS:

Turns

First

Herds

Learn

Purr

Third

Earn

Nurse

Perch

Girls

Firm

Word

World

Serve

Worth

Challenge Words: Thursday, Perfect