Math Test – unit 4
Math a thon: February 1; Have your child practice using ilearn (addition, subtraction, and multiplication)
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.
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: /pr/ /tr/ /fr/ & /dr/:
drum, frying, price, train, track, compare, contrast, cause, effect, structure
Math multiplication word problems;
Cause and effect practice sheet
Spelling sentences are due; Spelling Test.
Math multiplication practice sheets (arrays).
Reading and practicing their strategies and goals.
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
grapes, bring, cried, grow, brain, climate, rainy, windy, lightning, thunder
Math Test is This Monday December 4-unit 3; Students have the study guide to study from.