Wednesday- Library Day
Week of Feb. 4th- Our Class will be doing the Call to Excellence
February 7th- Career Day
Readers will locate facts that are clearly stated in the text.
Readers of informational text use the topic and subtopic to help them recognize the main idea of the text.
Readers understand nonfiction text by activating schema and asking questions before, during, and after reading.
I can describe the order of events by creating a timeline of the school day, analyze for proposed changes, and present thinking to class.
I can create a timeline and place historical events on a timeline.
Math experts will analyze multi step 3 digit word problems and solve incorporating strip diagram visual using place value blocks .
Writers will write their main idea and conclusion statement for the expository writing piece.
Writers will write their complete first draft of their expository writing.
Writers will check for clarity by rereading what they’ve written and looking for missing elements.
Writers will revise drafts by deleting words, phrases, or sentences that are irrelevant details to the topic.
In what ways are natural resources and manmade resources important to life?
Why do we want to take care of our natural resources?
What ways can we take care of our natural resources?
What solutions might you suggest for conserving water in your house?
How does recycling compare/contrast with reusing?
What kind of resources do we use that are not found in nature?
What do we call resources that are not found in nature?
What does man-made mean?
VOCABULARY: Natural Resources, Manmade resources, renewable, nonrenewable, limited, fossil fuels, timber, reduce, reuse, recycle, deplete
Math experts will analyze and solve multi step 3 digit word problems incorporating strip diagram visual using place value blocks.
Writing: Expository Writing
Writers will make a list of people they know well. (truths)
Writers will create a graphic organizer based on a person they know well.. (I chart- sentences)