Important Upcoming Dates:
Wednesday, October 31st: Halloween *students should bring costumes to school in a bag & we will change into them at 11:30 prior to the Halloween Carnival. No masks, weapons, or blood allowed!
November 5-9: Book Fair!!! The Book Fair will be open in the Activity Room from 7:45- 8:30 and 2:30-3:30
Wednesday, November 7th: Book Fair Family Night 5-7pm
Thursday, November 8th: Art in Action
Monday, November 12th: Veteran's Day- No School
No School November 21-25: Happy Thanksgiving!
What we're up to in Room 24:
Week of October 29
ELA: We are finishing up Unit 1. The essential question for this unit is "why do we need government?" Students have been reading and annotating passages related to this topic while practicing looking for the main idea and key details.
Word work: student have been using their Word Work Choice Board to practice "Long E" words
Math: We started Topic 5 which is all about Place Value. Students are learning about hundreds, tens, and ones as well as how to write a number in word form, expanded form, and standard form. This week we are covering topics 5-1 through 5-4
Science: We started our Rocks and Minerals unit! The students are so excited to bring in examples of rocks & minerals that they have found.
Week of November 5
ELA: Starting Unit 2! Essential Question: "What can we learn when we face problems?" Students will be reading stories about characters who are faced with challenges. They will be annotating to see how characters solved those problems and how those characters are stronger because of it.
Word work: continue word work choice board activities
Math: 5-5 through 5-7; Topic 5 test on Friday
Science: We are continuing the Rocks & Minerals unit. Students are learning about the 3 different types of rocks, the differences between rocks & minerals, and how weathering & erosion effects our Earth.
25 minutes of reading each night.
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Art in Action dates:
Thursdays @ 1:10-2:40