Please join us for the geography bee on Thursday at 1:00.
Reading log is due Friday.
Tutoring will be shortened Friday due to a teachers' event before school. It will still begin at 7:15. Any students planning to attend Friday morning tutoring have the option to go to Mrs. Mayes's class during lunch recess on Thursday to extend their tutoring time for this week.
Our Learning this Week:
In Spalding, we will enter list 16 and be tested on list 15.
In language/writing, we will learn about commas, proper nouns, verb tenses, suffixes and idioms. We will complete grammar lessons 53-55. There will be a grammar test on Friday. In writing, we are learning to compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of a historical event.
In reading, we will learn to summarize and discuss the theme and moral of legends from different cultures. We will continue with our book study,
In math, we will complete lessons 53 and 55 on one digit division with remainders and prime and composite numbers. We will learn to find the GCF and LCM. In math, we will have a study guide Thursday for the test on Friday.
In science, we will discuss human and natural events that affect the ecosystem. We will discuss the positives and negatives of events such as dams, flooding, erosion and wildfires. We will review for our ecosystems test which will take place on Thursday. We will then begin a unit on erosion.
In social studies, we will read unit 1 lesson 5, learning about early civilizations in the Americas such as the Maya and the Olmec. We will learn about life in Europe during the Middle Ages. We will also learn about Spanish conquest in the Americas.