Math

(Dreambox Practice 20 minutes a day )

This week (December 5th) in math we will continue Unit 4.  This includes understanding models of fractions, equivalent fractions and comparing fractions .  Fluency in addition and subtraction of four and five digit numbers is included as well.  A continuation of word problems that require multiplication and division will be explored as well.

Science



Social Studies

We will begin our unit on the Colonies.  Students will be learning about the Southern, Middle, and New England colonies.

Grammar / Writing

In grammar we are going to begin using "Mentor Text Curriculum".  Where students use an awesome sentence out of a text to discover the parts of speech.  Schools around the district are raving about the conversations that students are having.


Reading

(For Reading Logs and "Show What You Know" Activities/Rubric--See Ms. Mattingly's Page)

We are in our Nonfiction Unit of study.  


Spelling 1-4-17
 

There will NOT be spelling words this week.

 

Helpful Links & Reminders
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(1) Your child is responsible to read every night for 20-30 minutes fill out their reading log.

(2) They will need for you to sign their agenda nightly; this communicates with us that you were aware of their assignments.

(3) There is usually homework every night (except Fridays), so please discuss the importance of completing assignments with your child.