Weekly Update October 21, 2019
-Report Cards will be going home Tuesday, October 22nd. There will be a black and white copy for you to keep. Please sign and return your child’s report card, along with their envelope as soon as possible.
– Our October Party is Thursday, October 31th. It will be from 2:15-3 PM. Students are allowed to bring in their costumes. We will change into them before the start of our party so they do not get ruined throughout the course of the day.
-Book Reports are due Tuesday, November 5th. Please let me know if you have any questions!
Reading: We will be reading How Chipmunk Got His Stripes, a folktale, with our essential question being how can stories help you learn?
Reading Skills and Strategies: Our target skill this week will focus on understanding characters and author’s word choice. Our target strategy is to summarize.
Grammar: In grammar this week we will work on verbs in the present.
Phonics: We will be working on base words and endings –ed, -ing, and CV syllable patterns.
Vocabulary Strategies: We will begin working on synonyms
Math: The class did a great job on their Chapter 2 Test! This week, we will be working on pictographs and bar graphs. We will finish the week with Range and Mode. I also had students take their additions tests today, as I was absent on Friday. Keep up the good work with practicing those facts! The hard work is truly paying off!
History: We are wrapping up with our final continent this week: South America. We will be talking about the Amazon Rainforest and its importance, as well as the Amazon River. We will also be learning about the Southern Cone this week. Stay tuned for upcoming quiz and test for our unit!
As always, please let me know if you have any questions!