We finished our core novel, Firebug, and are finishing our unit on analyzing characters. In our next unit, students will explore the world of drama reading and writing. Students will deepen their comprehension by reading play scripts.
Students are writing a personal narrative with a strong personal voice about a significant life event.
Math In Focus-
Students just finished learning how to multiply and divide whole numbers up to 4 digit. Our next unit focuses on an understanding of decimals to the thousandths place. Students will learn how to compare and round decimals as well as multiple and divide decimals.
Students should be practicing their multiplication facts every night.
Magnet - Egypt:
Our classroom's country is Egypt. We will spend the year researching Egypt and creating projects!
Unit 1: Our first project will allow students to create a travel brochure for people interested in visiting Egypt. Students will spend time researching information about Egypt such as climate, geography, language, culture, and traditions.
Your child will have homework Monday through Thursday. Homework will consist of a reading assignment given on Monday and returned on Friday. A math assignment will usually be given every night . In addition to their nightly homework, your child should be reading for a minimum of 20 minutes each night.
***Please check and sign your child’s agenda each night.
Consequences For No Homework: