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Week of March 12

Weekly Concept- Making It Happen

Big Idea: What helps you understand the world around you?

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Essential Question- In what ways do people show they care about each other?

Comprehension Strategy- Visualize

Comprehension Skill: Problem and Solution

Wonders Literature Anthology:

Selection: Mama, I'll Give You the World

Spelling

closed syllables

Grammar

Vocabulary

bouquet, emotion, encircle, express, fussy, portraits, sparkles, whirl

Vocabulary strategies

Similes and Metaphors

Math Focus Points Unit 6 Lesson 1.4- 1.6

• Finding fraction parts of a rectangle
• Interpreting the meaning of the numerator and the denominator
• Identifying equivalent fractions and explaining why they are equivalent
• Comparing the same fractional parts of different sized wholes
• Reading and writing tenths and hundredths
• Representing tenths and hundredths as part of an area
Math Vocabulary

Numerator, Denominator, Fraction, Equivalent, tenths, hundredths

Social Science

California Missions

Core Literature

Island of the Blue Dolphins Wrap up

Science

STEM

Writing

Opinion Writing,Personal Narrative, Tree Maps, Double Bubble Map, Multi Flow Map

 Week of March 19Reading    Weekly Concept- On the Move    Wonders Reading Writing Workshop:        Big Idea: How do different writers treat the same topic?        Genre: Tall Tale        Selection: My Big Brother, Johnny Kaw        Essential Question- What are some reasons people moved west?        Comprehension Strategy- Visualize        Comprehension Skill: Cause and Effect            Wonders Literature Anthology:        Selection: Apples to Oregon        Spelling  Open SyllablesGrammarArticlesVocabularyplunging, prospector, scoffed, settlement, shrivel, territories, topple, witheredVocabulary strategiesHomographsMath Focus Points Unit 6Math VocabularySocial ScienceGold RushCore LiteratureBy the Great Horn SpoonScienceSTEMWriting Opinion Writing,Personal Narrative, Tree Maps, Double Bubble Map, Multi Flow Map

*Students are not to bring Sharpie pens or other permanent markers to school. Some of these pens are dangerous as they contain chemical solvents classified as dangerous inhalants. Teachers may provide them to students only for supervised classroom use.

Mr. Scuri

james.scuri@lmusd.org