# This Week’s Update

• WIDA Testing Begins this WEEK!
• Tuesday, February 5th: Gleaner’s Food Bank
• Friday, February 8th: NO school for KINDERGARTEN ONLY
• Friday, February 8th: PTA Meeting @ 9am

# 2-1 Homework

Can you believe it’s already February?!

• Math: Book C, pages 219 – 220, all problems + Zearn
• Reading: iReady + read with someone at home for at least 20 minutes and talk about the book with them 🙂 What is the book about? What is the problem? What is the solution?
• **Extra Credit SUPERBOWL ACTIVITY, if you choose!

# 1-29 Homework

HOMEWORK:

Reading: continue to work on iReady lessons and read at home; If you took home a library book, please return it by Friday

Math: Book C, Lesson 20, page 215 & 216, all problems + Zearn

Don’t forget to return signed report card envelopes by Friday!!

# Science Energy Study Guide

My goal is to have our class finish with the Science Energy Unit so that we can move on to Soil, Rocks and Landforms. In order to do this, I am hoping to have the students take the test on Thursday, weather permitting. Our alternate day is Friday, February 1.

Here is the test Study Guide. Stay tuned for the Answer Key!

Investigation 5 Posttest Study Guide

# 1-25 Homework

Math: Book C, pages 209 -211, all problems + Zearn

Science: Review Study Guide + Nonrenewable and Renewable resources  Worksheet – there will be a Science Energy Unit Test next week

Stay warm over the weekend! 🙂

# Snow Day Extra Credit Opportunity

Today is a Snow Day due to icy conditions. Please be safe if you plan on traveling.

Snow Day…but that doesn’t stop our learning! Pick (1) extra credit opportunity  to complete- it will be due tomorrow!

1. Write a 5-paragraph informational piece  about “How to Survive a Snow Day”; include an introduction and conclusion, also include 3 separate ideas to share with your readers about how to survive the Snow Day, be sure to provide strong evidence and examples for your reasons
2.  Research and Write: using a computer, go on ducksters.com/history/us_government.html  (Ducksters- “US History”- Governement”)—> research the 3 Branches of government; On a separate sheet of paper include: (1) the name of each branch of government, (2) the role of each branch of government (What does the branch do/What is the branch responsible for?), and (3) Who/What makes up the branch? (I.e. the President is part of which branch)
3. On a separate sheet of paper, solve the following Math division problems using the standard algorithm AND showing it on a place value chart: (1) 97 divided by 3; (2) 85 divided by 4; (3) 68 divided by 8; (4) 55 divided by 2; (5) 49 divided by 3; (6) *CHALLENGE: 126 divided by 5; (7) *CHALLENGE: 237 divided by 9

Division on a Place Value Chart

Solving a long division problem using the standard algorithm

DMSB: This stands for the order of long division. Divide. Multiply. Subtract. Bring Down (Drop)

# What’s Happening in Room 204?

Using manipulatives to help us understand division

Using manipulatives to help us understand division

Presenting new information on a chapter in Science

# Awards Assembly

On Friday, January 18 the 4th and 5th grade students attended an awards assembly for recognizing students’ high achievement on the NWEA tests from the beginning of the year, for being bucket fillers and students of the month. I am so proud of the students from Room 204 who have been being role models in the school and putting forth their best efforts. Keep up the good work! 🙂

# This Week’s Update

Due to the shorter week, students do not have a spelling list. We will have a new list starting next week.

NWEA and DRA testing is still going on this week. Students are working hard and trying their best!

Stay safe in the snow!