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ELA, MATH, SCIENCE, SOCIAL STUDIES

Language Arts and Social Studies  

Reading Workshop

 

Unit 6: Making Inferences-fiction, expository, nonfiction, and narrative nonfiction

During this unit, the students make inferences to understand characters, and continue to use text structure to explore narrative text.  They make inferences to help them understand why something happens or what causes an event to happen as it does in nonfiction.

Grammar focus skill: Order of Adjectives

 

VOCABULARY:  QUIZ 1/18/19  *12 words

circumstances, elated, dejected, pessimistic, optimistic, ambition

rove, inadequate, adequate, scrutinize, ineligible, eligible

 

                      

 **We work with our vocabulary words daily through a variety of activities.  Students are assessed every 2 weeks. 

 

Spelling:  quiz: (10 words)

1/11/19

replied, copying, groceries, picture, conditions

several, example, receive, iron, sandwich

 

 

 

Writing Workshop:

 

Opinion

During this unit, the students read and write persuasive essays defending particular opinions as they explore elements of opinion writing.  

 

Writing Focus

  • students hear and discuss persuasive essays
  • students identify the purpose and audience for persuasive essays
  • students generate opinions they feel strongly about for persuasive essays

 

 

 

 

We are studying, learning anew reading about famous African Americans including Harriet Tubman, Henry Box Brown and Rosa Parks.




Math and Science  

 

Math-Chapter 13 & 14-Perimeter, Area & Geometry

 Students will...

-measure perimeter

-measure area

-relate perimeter and area

-draw points, lines, and rays

-draw parallel and perpendicular lines

-classify, measure and draw angles

-solve problems with angles

-understand triangles and quadrilaterals

-draw lines of symmetry

 

Reminder: your child can access 'IXL.com' or 'My Math' website

MY MATH:  www.connected.mcgraw-hill.com/school/p4v5

**The student password is taped on the inside of their Langdon folder.

 

 

Science

Students will:

Investigate, develop and use models to explain how the sun's energy drives the water cycle. 

(Evaporation, Condensation, Precipitation, Transpiration, Runoff, Groundwater)