Snacks – We have run out of snacks again. Please consider donating snacks for our studens to eat in the afternoon. We have 24 students in our classroom.
Math – This week students will continue working in Unit 5, which focuses on number stories, making change, and multi-digit addition. Students can also continue their individualized math lessons on mobymax.com from home. If you have difficulty logging in from home, please let me know.
Language Arts – This week, we will continue reading the novel Red by Ray school parent Liesl Shurtliff. In addition, students will read the Journey’s story “Schools Around The World”. Our vocabulary words for this week are: culture, community, languages, transportation, subjects, lessons, special, and wear. We will take a reading comprehension and vocabulary test on this week’s Journey’s story on Friday.
Social Studies – Students have received the directions for their black history month project. Room 212 will be making a freedom quilt. The directions and grading rubric for this project were sent home, and are conveniently posted on my blog. Final projects will be due at school by Friday, February 10th. This week in Social Studies we will learn about Frederick Douglass, and more about the abolitionist movement.
Science – This week, we will continue our science unit – Land and Water. This week students will continue learning about the rocks and minerals.
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For your convenience the homework chart for the week is below.
Homework chart for the week:
|Math and Comprehension||Homework sheet #71 Place Value and Phonics||Homework sheet #72 Fast Facts and Comprehension||Homework sheet #73 Grammar and Problem Solving||Homework sheet #74 Writing and Graphing||None|
|Vocabulary:||Write a story about anything you want, or using as many vocabulary words as possible.|
|Reading Comprehension Sheet||Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet.||Re-read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet.||Re-read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet.||Answer all of the questions on this week’s sheet, and turn it in tomorrow.|
|Reading||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes||Read for a minimum of 30 minutes|