Reading: For the next 3 weeks of school we will be reading a novel entitled Hound Dog True. We will be focusing on a variety of comprehension strategies as we read the book. As we read, we will be completing a brochure which will allow us to think through and analyze the text. A graded activity will be given on Friday over the first 50 pages of the book. Please remind your child to take care of their novel over the next few weeks.
Vocabulary homework will be sent on Monday. A vocabulary test will be on Friday to show our knowledge of the meaning of the words. We will practice daily through classroom activities.
The above words are only the vocabulary words for the week. We will strictly be focusing on the meaning of these words. There will not be a spelling test or spelling homework this week.
Writing: We will be focusing on writing catchy hooks and memorable endings to any expository writing piece.
Language: We will be focusing on direct quotations to enhance our writing with dialogue.
Social Studies: The students will have their chapter 3 test on Wednesday. A study guide will be sent home on Monday for two nights of studying. Please bring the study guide to school on Tuesday as well.
Science: We will be focusing on constellations to wrap up our solar system unit.
Math: We will be learning how to:
· Monday – 10-6 – Review of Subtracting Mixed Numbers
· Tuesday – 10-7A – More Adding and Subtracting of Mixed Numbers
· Wednesday – 10-5A – Modeling Adding and Subtracting of Mixed Numbers
· Thursday – Test Prep - Study
· Friday – Adding and Subtracting Fractions Assessment
Daily homework will be sent home for practice. The opposite side of the homework should assist in solving the problems