ELA: Spelling Test Friday, October 3rd: smiling, racing, hoping, baking, inviting, confusing, tasting, competing, hopping, and were. We will talk about the writing process (plan, draft, edit, publish.) We will review 'er words and quotation marks. Students will continue to practice reading fluency and comprehension.
Math- Three digit Subtraction with regrouping in hundreds, tens, and across zeros.
Listening and Learning - We will continue to learn about Early Asian Civilizations. Diwali, Buddha and Buddhists, the Yellow and the Yangtze River, and Paper, Writing and Calligraphy.
Science - WEC visit, Quiz on Life Cycles (Chapter 1 Lesson 2) on Tuesday, September 30th, Quiz on Adaptations (Chapter 1 Lesson 3) on Wednesday, October 1st, Chapter 1 Test on Animals -Friday, October 3rd.
ELA: Spelling Test Friday, September 26th - yelled, yanked, slumped, limped, plopped, smiled, shrugged, liked, and patted. Reading and comprehension skills as well as grammar skills- contractions, quotations marks, and the magic "e' (that pulls the vowels tail and makes it say its alphabet name.)
Math- Chapter 3 - Subtracting 3 digit numbers with and without regrouping. FANTASTIC FIVE quiz on Thursday, September 25th.
Listening and Learning - Early Asian Civilizations - What does fertile, Indus River, Hinduism, sacred, pious, represents, and unjust mean? We will read about the Indus River Valley and Hinduism. We will also enjoy two stories: The Tiger, the Brahman, and the Jackal, and The Blind men and the Elephant.
Science - Animal Classifications Quiz on Friday, September 26th. What are the 5 characteristics of mammals? reptiles? amphibians? birds? fish? and insects? He should be able to give me examples of animals from each classification and explain similarities and differences between classifications.