Friday, May 17, 2019

Quarter 4, Week 10:

Parents, as we finish up this week, please expect your child to be bringing home their desk materials little by little. Friday is the last day of school!

Language Arts
There will be no spelling this week. We will finish Little House.  Students should be memorizing Jimmy Jet and his TV Set which is to be recited on May 22nd.

Math
We will learn about pounds and ounces. There will be no math groups on Wednesday.

Science
Student planet projects are due on Monday. Students will present their planet models to their class!

History
Students will present their thirteen colonies project to the class this week!

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Quarter 4, Week 9:

Language Arts
This is our last week of spelling words and a test. We will continue Little House. Students will be working on their planet essay in class.  Students should be memorizing Jimmy Jet and his TV Set which is due May 22nd.

Math
We will be practicing grams and kilograms. There will be a quiz on Tuesday. Then on Thursday and Friday we will be taking the Great Hearts Singapore Benchmark Assessment. This is not a grade, but a benchmark test for the network.  To help with math groups this week sign up here:

Science
Students will read and learn about Mae Jemison, an astronaut who was the first female African American in space. They will write an essay giving reasons why she is a good role model.

History
Students will be assigned a colony for an in-class project. Students will use history books and the computers to find information about their colony. Then they will use that information to write a letter to convince a ‘friend’ to visit their colony. They will present their project to the class next week.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Quarter 4, Week 8:

Language Arts
Spelling will be normal next week with a test Friday. We will continue Little House on the Prairie and there will be a craft on Tuesday. We will start a planet project for our writing unit and the students will be doing a research essay. Students should be memorizing Jimmy Jet and his TV Set which is due May 22nd.

Math
We will be working with grams and kilograms this week. To help with math groups this week sign up here:  

Science
Students will have an assessment on Tuesday. Please take time to study with your child on Monday. They will be learning more about stars, black holes, and constellations.

History
Students will be getting a study guide on Monday that will be filled out in class. We will do a review on Thursday then have the New England and Middle Colonies test on Friday.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Quarter 4, Week 7:

Language Arts
Spelling will be normal next week with a test Friday. We will continue Little House on the Prairie too. For grammar and writing we will be working on paragraphs, letters, narration and diagramming. Students should be memorizing For Want of a Nail and it is due on Wednesday since it is so short.

Math
Yards, feet, inches and miles are the units to explore this week. There will be a quiz on Tuesday and then a cumulative test on Unit 6 Friday. To help with math groups this week sign up here:  

Science
This week, students will learn about the lunar cycle. They will be able to explain waxing vs. waning, and understand why there are moon phases. They will come home with a study guide on Friday. There will be a quiz next week.

History
We will learn about the Dutch settlers in New York this week! We will also learn about William Penn and Pennsylvania.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Quarter 4, Week 6:

Language Arts
We pick up spelling again this week. Since there is no school Monday, we will do half of our words on Tuesday and Wednesday. There will be a test Friday. We will continue Little House on the Prairie. For grammar, we will be working on contractions and there will be a little quiz on Friday.  We will pick up writing again too and spend time on grammar concepts.

Math
We will be working on units of measure again- kilometers, yards, and feet.. To help with math groups this week sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0d49afac2fa1fc1-math

Science
This week, students will learn about the relationship between the earth, moon, and the sun. They will also be able to explain what causes days/nights, years and seasons.

History
We will learn about the Puritans and Roger Williams this week! We will also finish the New England colonies and start the Middle Colonies.