Week of April 16th

Science Learning Targets:  How can we classify invertebrates? How can you classify things?

Science Learning Activities: Unit 7 Science Fusion. Students will classify animals in major groups according to their characteristics and behaviors.

Math Learning Targets:  Students will take the FSA Math Test on Monday and Tuesday. For the rest of the week we will work on multiplication in preparation for 4th grade next year.

Math Learning Targets: Students will create arrays, break apart arrays and use the expanded algorithm to multiply.

IXL: E.5, E.6, E.7, H.8, H.9

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 refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections. Students will also be reviewing how to ask and answer questions and demonstrate their understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

ELA Activities:

Students will be reading the story “A Carousel of Dreams” 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: K.3, V.4, N.9 and AA.1

Vocabulary

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

Spelling

Words with Endings y to i

Tries

Tried

Trying

Dries

Dried

Drying

Hurries

Hurried

Hurrying

Studies

Studied

Studying

Plays

Played

Playing