* SBAC State Testing week of 5/15/2017 - 5/19/2017 Testing will be in the morning each day.
* Field Day 5/19/2017
* Heritage Museum 5/24/2017
* No School 5/29/2017
* Pompey's Pillar Field Trip 6/1/2017
* Last Day of School 6/2/2017 Early Out
Essential Question: How have our energy resources changed of the years?
- tells a story.
- presents facts and information about a topic.
- includes text features
- Ask and Answer Questions
- Main Idea and Key Details
"The Great Energy Debate"
"Of Fire and Water"
"Explaining Evidence" worksheet
Your Turn pages 273 - 276
The buzz words for this week are centered around renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. Students will read about energy sources used in the past and how the sources we use for energy are changing. The texts for this week will give students the opportunity to understand the "energy crisis" and what is already being done to change how we provide energy in our ever changing world.
Essay Focus: Heritage Museum: family tree and traditions paragraph
- Capitalization Review
Students are 2 weeks into the 4 week heritage project. It will be important for students to stay caught up with the project as there is a short timeline for this project. Students will be graded on the assignments listed above at the end of the week so they can make adjustments before the final museum.
Weekly Spelling Lists are posted on the Spelling Corner page.
Assignments this week:
U6W3 Spelling Sort
U6W3 Spelling Test
Chapter 8 Multiplying Fractions Test
9.1 Relate Tenths and Decimal
9.2 Relate Hundredths and Decimals
The kiddos continue to do well with math as we are finishing the chapter on multiplying fractions. We will take a test on Wednesday. Students can use the slides below to help study for the test. We will begin converting fractions to decimals on Thursday.
Activity 5 Food Bank Problem
This week students will have one day to work on their Food Bank design with the last day to work and present being Thursday, May 11th. We will finish off the year by looking at how the brain works and starting an introduction to coding.
The first part of this week's code is for the students to identify what they learned about as they read during small groups. The students read historical fiction accounts about immigrants who came from either Italy or Ireland. The second part of the code is for the students to solve the following math problem: 4 x 2 3/4 = ___. I hope you all have a wonderful week.