Week of October 2-6, 2017

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 successful part builds on earlier section.  In addition, students will use information gain from illustrations and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of that text.

ELA Activities:

During centers students will be practicing on IXL and reviewing main idea and compare and contrast. Students will use Venn-diagrams to compare and contrast two stories. Students will continue to review identifying the main idea of a text.

IXL: X.1, X.2, U.1, U.5, V.2

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 taking the district science assessment towards the end of the week. This test covers what we have learned so far this year in science.

 

Math Learning Targets: Students will be able to use number sentences, arrays and the commutative property to multiply. We will be finishing multiplication and beginning our unit on division. Students will use models to solve division problems involving sharing and record solutions using division number sentences. Students will give a multiplication fact and state a related division fact, or give a division fact and state a related multiplication fact.

 

Math Learning Activities: Creating arrays with rows and columns to represent multiplication. Students will work on memorizing multiplication facts. Students will practice division as sharing during seat work activities and centers.

IXL: E.2, E.3, E.4, E.5, E.6, E.7, H,6, H.7, I.4, L.5 F.1-F.11, I.3, I.5

Social Studies– Students will learn the difference between State and Local Government. Students will review the three branches of U.S. Government and their powers.

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*We will have a District Science Test on or before Friday, 10/6/17*

 

*We will have a Summative Reading Test reviewing the standards we have learned to date on Thursday, 10/12/17 AND Friday, 10/13/17*

 

*Cumulative Spelling and Vocabulary Test Friday, 10/6/17* (Multiple Choice)

Review Games Wednesday and Thursday for words below:

 

THIS WEEK IS A REVIEW OF ALL VOCABULARY WORDS:

Perfect: without making a mistake or fault.

Challenge: Something that calls for work and effort.

Healthy: well; not sick.

Satisfy: to meet the needs of; to make happy.

Manage: to succeed at doing something.

Scratch: A scrape or cut with nails or claws; to cancel or strike out.

Appetite: wanting to eat

Fierce- very strong or violent.

Whips- moves or hits quickly and suddenly.

Echoes- repeats a sound.

Shuffles- walking without lifting the feet off the ground

Huddle- a group of people or animals that is close together.

Junior- the younger or smaller of two.

Down- fine, soft feathers; from a higher to a lower place.

Neighborhood: community; small section of a town or city.

Content: happy with what you are doing; satisfied

Addressing: working on a problem.

Resort: to do something because there is no other choice.

Crackle: make a serious of small, sharp snapping noises.

Announced: told something in a loud or official way.

Soared: flew high in the air.

Starry: full of many stars. envelope: a flat paper container often used to send letters through the Mail. photograph: a picture made with a camera.

 

THIS WEEK IS A REVIEW OF ALL SPELLING WORDS:

Mild

Sky

Pie

Might

Find

Fight

Ties

Right

Fry

Tight

Child

Flight

Bright

Buy

Dye

Gold

Bowl

Soak

Sold

Snow

Loaf

Roast

Coast

Scold

Coal

Slow

Grows

Show

Float

Blow

Fail                

May           

Great      

Bay               

Braid        

Pail               

Sway         

Ray                

Gray

Plain             

Plays

Tray               

Paint

Trail               

Snail

Date

Life

Come

Fine

Home

Sneeze

Nose

Safe

Escape

Lake

Rice

Globe

Plane

Wise

Smoke

Grade

Smile