Monday: Homework Practice 8-2
Tuesday: No homework (Writing Day)
Wednesday: Skills Practice 8-4
Thursday: Spelling Worksheet
Spelling Words Homophones TEST: Friday
l. hear 2. one 3. won 4. way 5. heard 6. flower 7. our 8. flour 9. weigh 10. here 11. beat 12. herd 13. beet 14. hair 15. hare (Students will need to know these words' meanings.)
Math Chapter 8 Use Patterns and Algebraic Thinking Vocabulary: expression, function, number sentence, rule (We're also doing a mini-unit on fractions.)
Lesson 8-3 Problem-Solving Strategy: Act It Out
Lesson 8-4 Make a Table to Find a Rule
Spiral Review and Test Practice
Lesson 8-5 Make a Function Table
Literature: "Papa Tells Chita a Story" Vocabulary: colonel, soldiers, brambles, weary, outstretched, stumbling, urgent
Continue to read our new story. Fill out a worksheet on the characters, setting, and plot as a group. Vocabulary worksheet followed by a paragraph of writing about a job or skill that you had to work at or practice persistently. Read text lesson on how to develop summaries. Short assignment on summaries. Reread "Papa Tells Chita a Story" in small groups. Write sentences using the lesson's vocabulary.
Grammar: Students will continue to identify adjectives as well as use them in their writing.
This week students will write words with our next capital letter in cursive: V and W. In writing, students will be completing their informational paragraph about the best story we've read in our literature book (or the worst). Some students have not completed their first draft. We will be working to revise this lesson with greater detail and make sure that students have used transition words. Students will also be writing Tuesday for a chance to eat ice cream and socialize as we complete this assignment.
Science Changes in Matter Vocabulary: boil, condensation, energy, evaporation, freezing, melting, water vapor
Students will continue discover how matter can change states. Lesson 1: What happens when matter is cooled? They will also explore how water is different from other kinds of matter. Experiment: Which freezes faster salt water or fresh water?
Social Studies Native Americans
Reread about The Sioux of the Plains. Students will complete a booklet showing some of the uses for the buffalo. They will then create a pattern for an ankle band.