Week of October 16-20, 2017

ELA Learning Targets:

Students will distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters. Students will determine how their point of view is similar or different from the characters in the story.

ELA Activities:

During centers students will be practicing on IXL, I-Station, reviewing text features. Students will learn how to determine their point of view as well as the narrator’s point of view in a story. Students will be reading “Wolf!” during center time. IXL: X.1, X.2, U.1, U.5, V.2, Z.1, Y.3

Science Learning Targets: What are some physical properties? How are mass and volume measured? What are the states of matter? How can the state of matter change?

Science Learning Activities: Unit 3 Science Fusion. Students will work on inquiry science learning activities and sort through different types of matter, measure and compare mass and volume and describe the changes of states of matter. Students will be participating in virtual labs and inquiry experiments.

Math Learning Targets:  Students will identify regions that have been divided into equal-sized parts and divide regions into equal-sized parts. They will be able to describe a fractional part of a set.

Math Learning Activities: Students will be practicing diving shapes into equal parts, naming the fractional parts within a set, and using fraction strips and number lines to represent fractions.

IXL: W.1-6, W.9, W.11

Social Studies: Students will learn about landforms on maps and create their own topographic maps. We will also discuss what population means and will read an article about China’s population.

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 VOCABULARY WORDS:

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: Giving someone trouble or annoying them.

Dangerous: Likely to cause harm. 

Ached: Felt a dull and steady pain.

SPELLING WORDS:

Chick

Lunch

Bench

Much

Ditch

Chunk

Pitch

Cheek

Stretch

Teacher

Hatch

Watching

Chum

Cheese

Crunching 

Challenge words: Catcher, Sandwich