Academic Updates

Week of November 29 - December 3

Chapter 3

  • 3.2 Traditional Multiplication

  • 3.3 Modeling Division with Regrouping

  • 3.4 Long Division
    Days 1-3

Unit 3 - Week 2
Exploring Non-fiction books and the strategy of Wondering

  • Looking for things to wonder about while reading and see if text answers or extends our wonders

  • Applying to personal reading

Personal Narrative-Week 3

  • Creating complete sentences that may be compound and/or complex sentences

  • Exploring and identifying fragment and run-on sentences

  • Creating a second draft

Magnetism and Electricity

  • Magic and Magnetism

  • Creating light and motor circuits

  • Creating schematics

Week of November 1 - 5
No School Tuesday, November 2

Chapter 2

  • 2.3 Multiples Day 3

  • Review for math test

  • Math test on Friday

Unit 2 - Week 2
Exploring Text Features

  • Exploring Expository Non-fiction in Magazine, News, and Web Articles

  • Text Feature: Charts

  • Applying to personal reading

Personal Narrative-Week 1 Continued Collecting Ideas

  • Interesting Events

  • Sensory details

  • Learning from authors (Professional Writers) like Betsy Bayers

Water Studies

  • Water and soap to help from spreading germs.

  • How germs spread tag game.

Week of October 25 - 29
Fall Celebration Friday, October 29 10:00 - 12:00
If weather is nice, we'll celebrate outside, and families welcome to join.

Chapter 2

  • Multiplication Facts

  • 2.2 Factors Day 2 & 3

  • 2.3 Multiples Day 1 & 2

Unit 2 - Week 1
Exploring Text Features

  • Table of Contents

  • Maps, Map Key, Captions

  • Expository Non-fiction

  • Applying to personal reading

Personal Narrative-Week 1 Collecting Ideas

  • Experiences

  • Interesting Events

  • Sensory details

Water Studies

  • Invasive Species

  • Water to Sea

Week of October 18 - 20
Early Release on Wednesday, October 20. Students dismissed at 12:25
No School the 21st - 22nd

Chapter 2

  • Multiplication Facts

  • 2.1 Estimation Day 3 (Word Problems)

  • 2.2 Factors Day 1

Develop Listen-to-Reading

Book Genres

  • Digital Project to help practice with Schoology and introduce what to do if learning needs to occur at home for an extended time.

Unit 1 Week 4

  • Continue with
    Point-of-View writing

  • Perspective of Nature

  • Outside Learning

Water Studies

  • Storm Water Continued

  • Macroinvertebrate in Water

Theaters of Learning (TOL)

  • Wednesday, October 20

Week of October 11 - 15

Chapter 2

  • Multiplication Facts

  • 2.1 Estimation

    • Day 1 and Day 2 Lessons

Math MAPs

  • Tuesday and Thursday

Develop Listen-to-Reading

Unit 2 - Week 1

  • Exploring Text Features

Unit 1 Week 4

  • Point-of-View

  • Perspective of Nature

  • Outside Learning

Water Studies

  • A-maze-ing Water

  • Storm Water

Week of October 4 - 8

Chapter 1

  • Review

  • Test

Chapter 2

  • Pretest

  • Multiplication Facts

  • 2.1 Estimation

Reading MAPs

Developing Read-to-Self

Unit 1 Week 3

  • Developing Writing Ideas and Community

Water Studies

  • Freshwater available

  • Barren and Vegetation Landscapes - Erosion

  • Phases of Matter