Note from Mr. Mushegan for January

I would like to welcome back all my students and families from winter break. I hope everyone had a relaxing and memorable holiday. 

January 18 is the end of the second quarter. Please check with your child on his or her Accelerated Reader progress. 4th grade students will need a total of 16 points to receive an A in this reading category and/or 20 points for the A.R. award. 5th grade students will need a total of 20 points to receive an A in this reading category and/or 25 points for the A.R. award Also, at the end of this quarter, each student and I will review their progress for the 1st semester Block M.V. award. 

If you should have any questions, please give me a call or you can contact me at markmushegan@cusd.com .

Happy New Years!

Mark Mushegan

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What We Are Studying This Month

Reading
Benchmark Series – Point of View

Language
• Vocabulary & Spelling Units 18-21
• Informative Writing 

Math – 4th Grade
Chapter 7 – “Patterns & Sequences”
Chapter 8 - "Fractions”

Math – 5th Grade
Chapter 7 - "Expressions and Patterns"
Chapter 8 - "Fractions and Decimals"

Social Studies – 4th Grade
Week 18 – Early Settlers
Week 19 – Bear Flag Revolt
Week 20 – Mexican-American War

Social Studies – 5th Grade
Week 18 – Early Democratic Ideas
Week 19 – Causes of the Revolution
Week 20 – The People Unite

Science
Finish Mystery Science – Life Science: Food Chains, Matter Cycle, Decomposers, Ecosystems, and Flow of Energy
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January 2019
January 9 – 2nd Quarter Book Project Due

January 19 – End of the Second Quarter

January 21 – Martin Luther King Holiday (No School)