Week of October 16
Report Cards go out this week
Friday, Oct. 20 - Donuts for Dads (7:30)
Tuesday, Oct. 17 - Math Test on Place Value
Tuesday, Oct. 17 - Science Test on Matter
Friday, Oct. 20 - Spelling Test
Science: We will complete our unit on matter. Please review what are solids, liquids, and gases, examples of each, and how we can use each. Here is a great site to help review solids, liquids, and gasses: http://www.abcya.com/states_of_matter.htm
Social Studies: We will complete our unit on maps. We will begin a unit on the government and government figures.
Math: We will complete our unit on Place Value to 1,200. Here is a good link to practice before our test on Tuesday: http://www.abcya.com/comparing_number_values.htm
Reading: We will study character traits, physical (outer) traits and personality (inner) traits. We will compare two characters.
Language: We will begin learning about adjectives. Adjectives describe nouns: a beautiful flower, a smart dog, the yellow sun, a soft blanket, etc.
Writing: We will begin writing letters. Vocabulary associated with writing letters include: greeting (salutation), date, body, closing, signature. Please remind your child that commas are found after the greeting (salutation), in the date between the day and year, and between the closing and signature.
Spelling: We will be working with long e: ea, ee, ie words.
Regular List: sea, weak, chief, beef, hear, piece, please, seem, grieve, seen, teach, leave, field, name, good, sentence, man
Challenge List: beach, dream, feast, gleam, squeak, breeze, freeze, screech, squeeze, achieve, believe, yield, brief, name, good, sentence, man