Spalding - The student will review procedures for OPR, WPR, and spelling dictation. They will receive a new spelling notebook. We will be entering the first 30 words this week for test next week on Aug. 31. There will NOT be spelling homework until Monday, Aug. 27. Students will also review syllable types: open, closed, c+le, and silent final 'e' (sfe).
Language Arts/Writing - The students will be reviewing the 4 types of simple sentences and the compound sentence this week. They will also start grammar lessons on the following: subject, predicate, sentence fragment, and complete sentence, We will write our first paragraph reviewing elements of 1st person narrative. The students will follow the steps of the writing process: prewriting, drafting, revising, proofreading, and publishing. They will be given a rubric that will be followed for grading purposes.
Reading- The students will read a greek myth and practice comprehension strategy of context clues or making connections with words and phrases they do not understand.
Math - The students will do daily timed tests on addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. They will also review expanded notation, ordinal numbers, months of the year, review of subtraction, adding with regrouping, and number lines.
Science - The students are starting a unit on plants. They are studying photosynthesis and life support for plants. This week they will also look at the plant life cycles.
Social Studies- We are beginning a unit on the state of Arizona.