Please make sure to complete the “Fancy Folder” form and return it to your child's homeroom teacher by Friday, August 25th.
As a reminder, students will have math homework every night, including finishing any incomplete timed tests. Please always review your child's agenda to ensure that they are writing the homework and not attending Opportunity Club.
In Spalding, we will enter our practice spelling words in addition to our oral and written phonogram review. We will review syllable patterns and rules 3 and 16.
In language/writing, we will complete grammar lessons 3-8. We will learn how to write compound sentences.
In reading, we will learn reading strategies and how to use context to discern the meaning of unknown words. We will read How Thor got his Hammer and How Theseus Lifted the Stone. We will continue with our book study and learn about the types of text structures.
In math, we will complete lessons 5, 6, 9, and investigation 1 on ordinal numbers, subtraction problems, adding with regrouping, and number lines. Students will receive a study guide on Friday for the first math test. Students are expected to study using the study guide for the test. The teacher will go over the study guide prior to sending it home.
In science, we will continue our study of the structures and functions of plant and animal parts. We will read A76-79. Students will receive a study guide on Thursday for the first science test. Students are expected to study using the study guide for the test. The teacher will go over the study guide prior to sending it home.
In social studies, we will learn about human and physical features (such as mountains, railroads, bays, etc.), we will learn to identify key parts of Arizona on a map, we will also learn about how resources are used to meet people's needs, how natural events can affect humans, and we will work in collaborative groups to apply what we've learned to create our own unique state!