Ready Reading: Introduction (160-161)
Ready Reading: Brrr… Polar Bears in the Arctic (162-163)
IXL: K.1, LL.3
Ready Reading: How Plants Live in a Desert (164-165)
Writing – Introduction to Opinion Writing
Social Studies – Regions
Ready Reading: Oddball All-Stars (168-172) *GRADED ASSIGNMENT
IXL: K.1, LL.3
Spelling Summative – **GRADED ASSIGNMENT
Vocabulary Summative – **GRADED ASSIGNMENT
Complete any unfinished work from this week.
WEEKLY STANDARDS/ SPELLING AND VOCABULARY
Social Studies: Geography
SS.3.G.1.1 – Use thematic maps, tables, charts, graphs, and photos to analyze geographical information
ELA Activities: Students will participate in small group learning in addition to whole group instruction.
ELA Learning Targets:
- Understand that text features help to organize text and make it easier to locate information
- Use text features to locate information in a text
3.W.3.8 – Gather information from sources; take brief notes and sort evidence into categories.
- Students will be able to demonstrate Informative writing skills through a series of writing prompts.
Students will take summative spelling and vocabulary assessments for Unit 2. Please review the following words from Unit 2 for the assessments.
*Solar System – the sun and all the planets, comets, and satellites that circle it
*Main – most important
*Telescope – a tool that makes faraway objects look closer
*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
*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
*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
*Securing – attaching or tying something so it doesn’t move
*Proper – correct
*Excitement – a feeling of being happy because something good has happened or will happen