Monday, March 27, 2017

Week In Review

Week In Review:

We had an awesome Week In Review planned for your last week, however when I was working to upload it the iPad crashed and lost the video :( I hope that we'll be up and running again next week! In the meantime take a look at what we've been studying.

PS...if anyone has another recommendation for creating videos, other than iMovie, please let me know. That app has been giving us such a hard time lately.

Writing - Fictional Short Stories:

  • Revising Introductions by using the mentor text A Handful of Stars
  • Peer Revising
  • Editing for Complex Sentences
  • Editing for Dialogue
  • Celebration!
Social Studies - Slavey, Civil War & Reconstruction:
  • What Was the Dred Scott Decision?
  • What Was the Kansas-Nebraska Act?
  • Underground Railroad Webquest
  • Civil War Storyteller
  • Causes of the Civil War
Reading - Views, Values, and Cultures:
  • Identifying Point of View with Bye, Bye Junk Food
  • Identifying Multiple Points of View with Debate
  • Read Librarian of Basra
  • Comparing Texts
Math - Rational Numbers
  • Adding Fractions with Like Denominators
  • Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators
  • Strategies for Adding & Subtracting Mixed Numbers with Like Denominators
**The Geometry Family letter came home this past weekend. In order to get all of our math units in by the end of the year we will be utilizing AC Lab to begin our work on Geometry. Please let me know if you have any questions about the family letter.

News & Notes:

  • Be sure to check the calendar for important dates. Here's a quick look at what is right around the corner. 
      • April 5th - Late Start
      • April 14th - No School
      • April 19th - Orchestra Concert at 7:00pm
      • April 20th - 4th Grade Musical at 7:00pm
      • April 24th-April 27th - MAP Testing
      • May 4th - Fishing Day

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