Here is what is happening this week in class and what we will be learning about. Homework for the week is also listed.Math: Homework: Lesson 38-40 (side B)/ STAR Math Thurs./ Math and Fact Test Friday
The lessons will progressively get more difficult as the year goes on. Every five lessons there will be a Math Test.
Math concepts students are currently working on:
3rd: number patterns, word problems, money showed in two ways, ordering from least to greatest, multiple digit/multiple number addition, and adding fractions to a whole number.
4th: multiple rule number patterns, place value/value, comparisons and symbols, measuring fractions of an inch, multiple number/multiple digit multiplication, estimating/rounding to nearest hundred, and time zones.
Students will also be working on a new program to go along with math and reading called Freckle Math. This will include fact, practice and adaptive tests/activities.
Language Arts: Homework: whatever is not finished in class. Spelling Test Friday
Reading: During our reading group time students continue to work on different strategies to help with comprehension of the text. This week students will finish reading their group chapter books and work together to complete a book report.
4th-Because of Winn Dixie, 3rd groups: Nancy Drew:Lost Locket, Swiss Family Robinson
Spelling Connections: Student are working through unit 3-4
Freckle ELA will also be an option to work on during Language Arts. This will include a word study, adaptive tests and reading practice and quizzes.
Handwriting: Cursive practice 3rd grade:20-21/4th grade:24
Writing: We are currently working on a persuasive writing on Thanksgiving and turkey. Students continue with parts of speech practice.
Science/S.S. This week students will finish up their state symbol report. Final reports will be due on Monday (Nov. 25th) to share with the class. Posters can be full size or half size (whatever best fits all of their information). Each student has a packet for note-taking and the project requirements/grading rubric.
In science we continue going over the new vocabulary for Earth systems (volcanoes/earthquakes) and start reading form various texts.
- 11/27- 11 am. dismissal for Thanksgiving break.