Week of 2/24/2020

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Unit 4 Week 5

Working with Animals

Essential Question: How do people work with animals?

Close Reading of Complex Text: cite relevant evidence from text; Determine connections within text, sequence; retell the text

Writing: draw evidence from nonfiction text; write informational  text; conduct short research on working with animals

Speaking and Listening: engage in collaborative conversation about working with animals; retell and discuss From Puppy to Guide Dog; present information on how people work with animals

Content Knowledge: explore different ways that people work with animals

Language Development: conventions- adverbs that tell when;  Develop oral vocabulary- career, soothe, remarkable, advice, trust; Acquire and use academic vocabulary- clever, signal; Identify frequently occuring root words. 

Foundational Skills: phonics- long e; y, ey; compound words;  spelling- key, bumpy, puppy, funny, penny, sandy, my, night, wash, would ; high frequency words-found, hard, near, woman, would write; fluency- intonation; decodable text- apply foundational skills in connected text. 


Lessons: Fraction Review, Fraction Test, 8.9 Hour, 8.10 Half Hour, 8.11 

Tests this week:

Tuesday:  Religion Chapter 16, and Math Fractions

Friday:  Reading and Spelling

Specials Schedule

Monday- Gym (students wear gym clothes to school)

Tuesday- Library

Wednesday- Art, Spanish

Thursday- Computers

Friday-  Music



Homework will be posted here in addition to the students copying it into their homework book. 

Homework for week of 2/24

Monday: Religion:  Study Chapter 16

                   Math:  Study Fraction Review Packet

                   Spelling:  p. 97


          Religion: Page 240

          Math:  Worksheet

          Spelling:  page 98


             Religion:  Worksheet

             Math: Workbook page 112

             Spelling:  page 99


Thursday:  Religion- Worksheet

                    Math-  Workbook page 113

                    Spelling- page 100 and study for test

Friday:     Test/ behavior folders signed and returned

                   Attend Mass

***An important note to consider when packing snack and sending in birthday treats: We are a peanut and tree nut free classroom. Please do not send in food items containing these allergens. Students may have peanuts and tree nuts in their lunch, however. Thank you so much in advance!

Remind App:

Remind App… I will be using the Remind app for a lot of  communication this school year. Most of you are familiar with it from last year. If not, you can locate the app in your App Store. The icon is a speech bubble. Here is the code for our class:   https://www.remind.com/join/cc283a




Scholastic Book Club:

Our Class Code: GVC89

Visit www.clubs.scholastic.comto order books for your child!


Stay tuned for more information….


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