• 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