Sunday, November 23, 2014
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Thursday, November 13, 2014
ELA - Spelling Test - Friday, November 21st - I will say a word, but students have to spell the antonym or synonym for that word.
We will talk about the different spellings for the long u /ue/ sound and the /aw/ sound. Students will learn how to make a word plural (when to add s or es.) We will also continue to review antonyms, synonyms, reading fluency and comprehension.
Write the antonym for over.
Write the antonym for silence.
Write the antonym for close.
Write the antonym for scared.
Write the antonym for ugly.
Write the synonym for subtract.
Write the synonym for final.
Write the synonym for rival.
Write the synonym for bandit.
Write the synonym for street.
Math - The boys are very excited about the new multiplication and division chapter. This week the focus is adding equal groups or dividing things into equal groups. A math review quiz will be given Friday, November 21st.
Listening and Learning - Students will take a domain assessment on Ancient Greek Civilizations Tuesday, November 18th. Key words include: conquest, messenger, invader, debated, democracy, marathon, philosopher, tribute, architecture, assembly, channel, independently., marvelous, permanently, tame, Athena, Zeus, Apollo, Hermes, Aristotle, Alexander the Great, Plato, Socrates, Mount Olympus, Athens, Sparta, Crete, the Olympics and the Parthenon. On Wednesday, we will begin listening to stories about Greek Mythology - Mount Olympus, Prometheus and Pandora, Demeter and Persephone, and Arachne the Weaver.
Social Studies _ Campaign Projects and Speeches are due Monday, November 17th. Candidates running for Sheriff will give their speech on Monday. Candidates running for Mayor will give their speech on Tuesday. Elections will be held on Wednesday. The government test on Unit 6 will be Wednesday, November 19th.