Reminder: Garden Party is June 4th. Track and Field Event on June 5th. (Thank you, PTO.) Movie and Treat Day for Second and Third Grades on June 7th.
Spelling Words with Double Consonants TEST: Friday
Students completed their last test on Friday, unless they were absent.
Math Chapter 8 Use Patterns and Algebraic Thinking Vocabulary: expression, function, number sentence, rule (We're also doing a mini-unit on fractions.)
Lesson 8-6 Problem-Solving: Choose a Strategy
Lesson 8-7 Make Function Tables (multiplication and division)
More practice on skills that students struggled with on Mid-Chapter Check
Chapter 8 Test
Cumulative Review, Chapters 1-8
Literature: "Coyote Places the Stars" Vocabulary: canyon, pride, swiftly, skillful, feast, gazing, arranged
Without spelling, students should be able to finish this story in one week. It also fits in well with our Native American unit. Teach vocabulary strategy of breaking words into syllables or parts. Worksheet to learn this lesson's vocabulary. Read story and write story's events in order. Second vocabulary assignment. Compare and contrast (what they mean and how they help us understand a story). Break into smaller groups to read through this story. Answer Think and Respond questions for "How Coyote Places the Stars." There is a test on this story scheduled for Friday
Grammar: Students will identify adjectives for what kind.These adjectives can describe color, size, shape, Second assignment expands an adjective's definition include how something looks, sounds, feels, tastes, or smells.
This week students will write words with our next capital letters in cursive: B and R .
Science Changes in Matter Vocabulary: boil, condensation, energy, evaporation, freezing, melting, water vapor
Students need to learn more about using a thermometer. We will then redo the experiment about what happens when ice melts. Vocabulary will also be reviewed. Quiz.
Social Studies Native Americans
The Navajo of the Southwest Students will complete two art projects for this tribe. Then we will learn about The Iroquois of the Northeast.