Homework

Math Test – unit 4

Math a thon: February 1; Have your child practice using ilearn (addition, subtraction, and multiplication)

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Homework

 

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Weekly Reminders/Objectives

Reminders:

Wednesday January 17: Late start

DRA testing starts 

NWEA will start next week 

This week we will:

Reading: continue retelling myth including story elements such as plot, rising action, climax, falling action and resolution as well as identifying theme and comparing and contrasting the stories with the same theme or moral. 

Writing: start narrative; students will start their narratives  choosing any folktale and change 2 or 3 story elements.

Math: dividing and multiplying; solving two step word problems.

Science: review for the test

Social studies: 

  • Fur trade among the French, British and the Native Americans. 

  • Migration and settlement in Michigan

Spelling: week 18 

pink, ankle, ask, camper,  jumped, trade, pioneer, French, culture, traditions, British.

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Weekly Reminders/Objectives

Happy new year and welcome back! Hope you all enjoyed the break and ready for new learning experiences.

As you all know, we will start testing (NWEA) soon, so please make sure your child is practicing in math and reading on daily basis.

This week we will:

Reading:focus on retelling stories (myth) including most important events, plot elements, moral, theme, and central message of a myth.  Students will also learn new language and grammar skills.  

Writing: start narrative writing .

Math: continue practicing  multiplication facts and solving multiplication/division word problems.

Science: finishing up weather and climate unit.

Social studies: continue with Michigan History unit, focusing on french explorers.

Spelling: silent k and w: write, wrist, wrap, knife, knot, myth, climax, rising, falling, action, resolution.

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Homework

Math multiplication word problems

Read about the Hopewell and answer the questions we started in class.

http://www.hillsdalepublishers.com/OMA_Ch2_sample.pdf

Questions: Who were the Hopewell?

When were they living in Michigan?

What do you know about them?

How do we learn about them?

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Weekly Objectives/ Reminders

This Week We Will:

Reading: learn and implement different reading strategies and skills to help students become better readers and critical thinkers.  We will focus on text structure such as cause and effect, compare and contrast, and sequencing as well as grammar and language usage.  Students should practice (on their own) all strategies we learn about in class.

Writing: continue searching and looking up facts about their animals.

Math: multiplication and division word problems.

Science: Types of weather such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and thunderstorms.

Social studies: Major Native American tribes and where they lived.

Spelling words: 

Spelling: /pr/ /tr/ /fr/ & /dr/:

 drum, frying, price, train, track, compare, contrast, cause, effect, structure

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Homework

Math multiplication word problems;

Cause and effect practice sheet

Spelling sentences are due; Spelling Test.

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Homework

Math multiplication practice sheets (arrays).

Reading and practicing their strategies and goals.

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Weekly Reminders/Objectives

This week we will:

Reading: Focus on analyzing informational text by identifying cause and effect relationship, sequencing of events/process, compare and contrast, as well as grammar and foundational skills.  Encourage and monitor your child  reading every day and practice to reach his/her goal as we are approaching the end of the second marking period and NWEA testing.

Writing: start our mini project that will include some researching on the internet. Students will need to find information about Michigan’s climate and another country around the world then compare and contrast both climates.

Math: start unit 4. We will learning our multiplication and division facts.

Science: weather and climate; HAZARDOUS WEATHER

Social studies: History of Michigan; Native Americans

Spelling:

grapes, bring, cried, grow, brain, climate, rainy, windy, lightning, thunder

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Homework

Math Test is This Monday December 4-unit 3; Students have the study guide to study from.

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