Reading

  • Trimester 2 Reporting Standards
    • Determines the main idea of a text and explains how it is supported by key details; summarizes the text
    • Explains events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text
    • Integrates information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably (Northeast and Southeast State projects and biome informational books)
  • Trimester 1 Reporting Standards
    • Determines a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarizes the text
    • Describes in depth a character, setting, or event in a story drawing on specific details in the text
    • Compares and contrasts the point of view in which stories and texts are written


  • Currently working on...
    • Determining the main idea and details in an informational text
    • Summarizing informational text
    • explaining why/how things happen in informational text (cause/effect)

Math

  • Trimester 2 Reporting Standards
    • Uses multiplication and division with whole numbers to solve equations and word problems
    • Perform multi-digit multiplication and division equations using place value and properties of operations
    • Extends understanding of fraction equivalence and ordering
    • Builds fractions from unit fractions
  • Continued Reporting Standards from Tri 1
    • Uses addition and subtraction with whole numbers to solve word problems
    • Generalizes place value understanding for multi-digit whole numbers (ten times, different forms, comparing and rounding numbers)
    • Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers
    • Solves problems involving measurement and the conversion of measurement (area and perimeter)


  • Currently working on...
    • Decomposing fractions as a sum of unit fractions
    • Using multiplication and division to create equivalent fractions
    • Comparing fractions using benchmarks on a number line and/or creating a common denominator/unit
    • Adding and subtracting fractions with the same unit


  • Math Facts: Xtra Math to practice basic facts and we will have frequent check ins

*Website Resources to use at home - Zearn and Prodigy

Writing

  • Trimester 2 Reporting Standards
    • Writes organized, informative texts, using facts and details that develop a clear topic, uses precise language, along with linking words and phrases, and provides a conclusion
  • Continued Reporting Standards from Tri 1
    • Writes narratives using a variety of dialogue, transitional phrases, and sensory details, in addition to a conclusion
    • Demonstrates command of conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing


  • Currently working on...
    • Informational Writing
    • Biome informational book
    • Southeast state research - brochure or magazine article/flyer

Miscellaneous...

  • Scholastic Book Orders will go out monthly. This is a great opportunity to get your child some new books to read.
    • Class Code: GWMWR
  • Thursday, January 30th - Math Module 5 Mid Module Assessment
  • Wednesday, February 5th - Southeast Region Quiz (Study Guide will be created in class)
  • Monday, February 17th - No School (Presidents' Day)
  • Monday, March 23rd - Friday, March 30th No School for Spring Break

Science & Social Studies

  • Mystery Science pilot
    • Waves of Sound


  • Southeast Region