ELA: We will continue our reading Because of Winn Dixie . On Tuesday we will have our first quiz over chapters 1-4. Students will be able to use their books and their notes during the quiz. We will get through chapter 10 this week.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as a basis for the answers.
Describe characters in a story and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Determine the central message, lesson or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Create a Character Poster that describes the characters thoughts/feelings, actions, appearance, and their words.
Grammar: How Spider Got a Thin Waist
Skills: Students will work on predicates and review adjectives in sentences.
Math: We will continue working on Multiplication this week and our strategies and properties for solving multiplication problems. Multiplication Quiz: Thursday 4’s.
Identify and describe patterns on a multiplication chart
Distributive Property of Multiplication
Associative Property of Multiplication
Commutative Property of Multiplication
Identity Property of Multiplication
**Please continue to practice MULTIPLICATION FACTS**
Social Studies: Week 10: The 50 States of the U.S. This week students will learn about the 50 states by identifying key physical features, analyzing historical maps of the 13 Colonies, and how it has changed over the years as states have been added. We will have our 50 states test on Thursday, November 7. Students must receive a 75% or higher to be considered mastery. I will give one retake for those who score below a 75% on Wednesday, November 13. Students have their study guides in their Agendas. They will only need to know the location of the state not the capital city.
Week 10 of Studies Weekly practice test can be accessed using students Clever accounts.
Science: We will begin Unit 8: Solar System & the Planets: What Are the Planets in Our Solar System:
Students will identify the major components of our Solar System and their properties.
Compare and Contrast the inner and outer planets.
Describe the characteristics of our planet.