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Our ELA focus for the week is on idioms and proverbs. Our comprehension strategy is summarize and our vocabulary strategy is context clues. Our grammar will be on sentences with verbs. Our phonics skill is on words that are commonly used in writing, as in words as additionally, imagine, and conclusion. Our spelling assessments are on Fridays, unless otherwise noted. Your child has a username and password to www.connected.mcgraw-hill.com to practice ELA strategies. In writing we are going to continue with opinion writing and continue withstrong main ideas and supporting details.
Our Math focus is on relating fractions and decimals. Our Chapter 9 test will be on Wednesday, January 25. We will continue to practice multiplication and division and focus on fact families. We will then go into Big Idea #3: Geometry. We will start with classifying angles and drawing/identifying lines and line segments. Our Unit 10 Test will be in February.
In Science we are now going into Unit2. All about seasons, the moon phases, and stars. Our Unit 2 Assessment will be on Thursday, January 26.
In Social Studies we are studying Unit 3, which is all about Florida's early history. We will discuss the Seminole Wars, the Civil War, and pioneer life in early Florida. Our Unit 3 assessment will be in February.
Our class is collecting box tops and soup can labels. Please send any you may have in with your child anytime.
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