Peek at the Week-March 17th


Spelling words of the week-why, help, put, different, away. Skill for the week is putting words in ABC order. NOTE-the wrong spelling homework went home Mon night. The correct one will be going home Tues. Sorry!!

Today we started unit 7. This unit focuses on patterns in counting and doubles, mental arithmetic, ordering no#s and finding the median. We have moved on to harder subtraction facts for mad minute. This has been really difficult for students- please practice at home.

This week we are starting on a new nonfiction writing unit-personal expertise. We are going to discover what we are experts at and write a nonfiction piece on it. We are going to learn about nonfiction text features and add them to the writing. The students really enjoy this unit.

Our new reading theme is tolerance. We will be reading a set of book that revolve around that theme. We will be discussing and writing what it means to us to tolerate so me thing or someone.

This week we are finishing up the measuring science unit. We are learning about volume, single substances, mixtures and how to separate them. Look for a review sheet to come home Friday with the test planned for Monday March 24th.

Report cards come home Thursday.