Spalding - We will be entering words from List 8 in our Spalding spelling notebooks and focusing on rule 11. Your child will be tested on List 7 this Friday. There will not be a pretest this week because of the shortened week. Spelling homework packet will be due on Friday the 13th.
Language Arts - Students will be focusing on the following in grammar: complex sentences, linking verbs, and diagramming. We will also be continuing to teach the format of the 5 paragraph essay using animal adaptations as the topic.
Reading - The students will be reading a biography about Louis Braille in their Open Court Reading books. They will take a comprehension, vocabulary, and short essay test after reading and discussing. We will also be working on the book study on Thursday and Friday.
Math - Students will focus on the following: 3 digit subtraction and regrouping, multiplication patterns, area, square roots, and base 10.
Science - We will begin the unit on Animal Classification. Students will do two investigations.
Social Studies- Students will begin the unit on Arizona.
Book log for quarter one is due on Friday the 13th. Please be sure you have signed your child's log before then.