Essential Question: How can learning about the past help you understand the present?
- is nonfiction.
- provides information and facts about people, places, and things.
- may include text features.
Your Turn page 243-246
Our Spanish Beginnings Selection Test
Take a closer look at our past. This week students will learn how archaeologists uncover treasures from the past as a means to learn about our beginnings. Artifacts found during an archaeological dig give scientists an opportunity to gain a better understanding of events that have shaped our past and present. The students start the week with learning a brief history of Jamestown. We then continue our look at time as we learn about the the competitions between France and Spain.
Essay Focus: narrative non-fiction
Grammar Focus: plural nouns
Irregular Plural Nouns
Stop Bullying Narrative Non-Fiction Story Map and Research
Students will take the opportunity to show their writing growth from the beginning of the year as they write a narrative with the purpose of showing types of bullying and how one can effectively solve a bully problem without violence.
Weekly Spelling Lists are posted on the Spelling Corner page.
Assignments this week:
U5W5 Spelling Sort
Consonant + le syllables
11.3 Measure and Draw Angles
11.4 Join and Separate Angles
Name that angle! This week we continue our journey with angles as we learn about the measurement, degrees, and how to measure an angle. We will also learn how to deconstruct and add angle measures together.
Activity 5 Food Bank Problem
Students will continue our research with simple machines as a means to solve our tasked problem of moving food off of a food bank truck. The students will need to use at least 1 simple machine in their design.
Students will need to identify one key detail they learned last week about ice and snow. The students have taken how their notes from last week's reading of snow and ice. The second part of the code is for students to draw an example of an acute angle, an obtuse angle, and a right angle. I look forward to another wonderful week of learning.