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Week of January 29th, 2018

Hot Cocoa Party and Movie – As second quarter comes to a close, our class is working hard to earn our Dojo points.  If we earn enough Dojo points we will drink hot cocoa and watch a movie on Thursday.


Math – This week we will complete Unit 5, and take the Unit 5 test on Monday.  Students will then begin working in Unit 6 which focuses on analyzing, and organizing data.  Students will also begin learning how to subtract multi-digit numbers.  Students will also continue with their individualized small group math instruction and Mobymax.  Students may work on their Mobymax at home as well as at school.   


Language Arts – This week we will continue reading our new novel The Hundred Dresses. We will focus on identifying different types of informational texts, and making connections between the historical facts we are learning about in Social Studies. In writing, students will write about standing up for what is right.


Social StudiesThis week we will continue our African American history studies.  Students freedom quilt projects are due at school this Thursday.  The directions for this project were sent home last week.  In addition, they are posted on my blog.  In class, we will learn more about the underground railroad, as well as the abolitionist movement.


Science – This week students will continue working in our science unit Land and Water.  This week students will continue to learn about the ways that land resources have shaped human development.


2018-19 School Calendar – CPS has released the calendar for next school year.  I am including a picture of it below for your convenience.

 If you have any questions, please e-mail me at mmwebb@cps.edu or call me at 773-535-0970.

 For your convenience the homework chart for the week is on the reverse of this overview.



Ms. Webb & Ms. Schuch

Homework chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math and Reading Comprehension Work Homework Sheet #66 Phonics and Place Value Homework Sheet #67 Comprehension and Fast Facts Homework Sheet #68 Grammar and Problem Solving Homework Sheet #69 Writing and Graphing None
Reading Comprehension Sheet 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.
Writing: Write a story this week about anything you want. None
 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



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