WEEK OF 2/11

***REMINDER: Medieval Times field trip will be this Friday***

SPELLING WORDS –There are no new words this week.  This week we will take our review test for Unit 4.  We will not have a separate spelling test, but our unit test will incorporate all the skills we have learned the last 5 weeks in Unit 4. These include final syllable -le, vowel patterns oo and u, dipthongs ou, ow, oi, and oy, compound words, and vowel diagraphs oo, ue, ew, and ui. Our unit test will be on Thursday.

READING – We are reviewing all of the skills we have learned in Unit 4 and will have our unit assessment on Thursday.  In Spelling we are reviewing
final syllable -le, vowel patterns oo and u, dipthongs ou, ow, oi, and oy, compound words, and vowel diagraphs oo, ue, ew, and ui. In grammar we are reviewing adjectives and adverbs.  In comprehension we are reviewing drawing conclusions, sequencing, fact and opinion, and plot and theme.

MATH – We are continuing our unit on time and money. Our unit test will be on Thursday.

SCIENCE – We are finishing up learning about magnets and will begin our unit on gravity. 

SOCIAL STUDIES – We will begin learning about trading for goods and services. Our vocabulary words are trade, barter, supply, and demand.

HOMEWORK

Monday – Reading pages 349-350;  Math pages 483-484

Tuesday – Reading pages 357-358;  Math pages 489-490

Wednesday – Reading pages 363-364;  Math worksheet

Thursday – Reading pages 369-370; Math worksheet

Friday – No homework. Enjoy your weekend!

Week of 2/4/19

SPELLING WORDS

  1. too
  2. blue
  3. suit
  4. juice
  5. new
  6. true
  7. spoon
  8. drew
  9. fruit
  10. fool
  11. clue
  12. flew

THIS WEEK IN….

ELA: We will be learning vowel diagraphs oo, ue, ew, and ui in spelling. We are reviewing prefixes and continuing adverbs in grammar. We are continuing plot and retelling stories in Reading.

MATH: We will review 2-digit addition and subtraction with an assessment on Tuesday. We will review money on Wednesday and have a short assessment on money on Thursday. On Friday we will begin our unit on time.

SOCIAL STUDIES: We are continuing learning about producers and consumers. We will begin service workers and their jobs on Thursday.

SCIENCE: We will be learning about magnets all week.

HOMEWORK:

Monday – ELA – pages 329-330; Math – worksheet

Tuesday – ELA – pages 325-326; Math – worksheet

Wednesday – ELA – pages 333-334; Math – FL7-8

Thursday – ELA – pages 335-336; Math – worksheet

Friday – No homework. Enjoy your weekend!

**Please remember to complete 3 items off your spelling menu and to read 20 minutes a day.

Week of 1/28

SPELLING WORDS

  1. downstairs
  2. houseboat
  3. boyhood
  4. roadway
  5. football
  6. railroad
  7. oatmeal
  8. outplay
  9. cowboy
  10. rainbow
  11. soybean
  12. daydream

This Week in….

ELA: In spelling we are working on compound words. In grammar we are introducing adverbs. In Reading we are continuing to practice retelling stories. We will have the spelling test and chapter test both on Friday.

MATH: We will begin learning money this week.

SCIENCE: We are continuing to learn about force and motion. We will have a quiz on Thursday.

SOCIAL STUDIES: We will be learning about producing and consuming goods.

HOMEWORK

Monday: ELA – pages 329-330; Math pages 447-448

Tuesday: ELA – pages 325-326; Math pages 453-454

Wednesday: ELA – pages 333-334; Math pages 459-460

Thursday: ELA – pages 335-336; Math pages 465-466

Friday: No homework. Enjoy your weekend!

Week of 1/21/19

SPELLING WORDS

  1. around
  2. cow
  3. gown
  4. sound
  5. flower
  6. out
  7. toy
  8. moist
  9. noise
  10. howl
  11. royal
  12. coil

THIS WEEK IN…

ELA – We are learning words with ou/ow/oi/oy sounds in spelling. In grammar we are continuing adjectives with adjectives that compare. In comprehension we are still working on sequencing and reviewing fact and opinion and questioning as we read. We will have our unit test and spelling test on Friday.

MATH – We are continuing 2-digit addition and subtraction in word problems. We will have our chapter test on Friday. Please continue working on math facts with your child. This is an important foundational skill to have as we move on to harder problems.

SCIENCE – We are continuing force and motion with pushes and pulls. We will have our assessment on Friday.

SOCIAL STUDIES – We are discussing making choices determined by cost and benefit.

HOMEWORK

Tuesday – ELA pages 313-314; Math pages 419-420

Wednesday – ELA pages 315-316; Math pages 425-426

Thursday – ELA pages 323-324; Math worksheet

Friday – No homework. Enjoy your wee

Week of 1/14/19

Spelling Words

  1. cook
  2. wood
  3. push
  4. book
  5. stood
  6. July
  7. pull
  8. hood
  9. full
  10. shook
  11. brook
  12. put

This week in…

Math: We will review Topic 6 and complete an additional assessment on Tuesday. We will be beginning another unit on word problems using addition and subtraction.

Science: We are continuing our unit on Force and Motion. We will complete our unit on using energy and have an assessment on Monday. We will continue anther section of the chapter learning about Force and Motion.

Social Studies: We are finishing our unit on Needs and Wants. We will have an assessment on Tuesday. We will begin a new section on Making Choices.

ELA: We are learning vowel sounds oo and u in spelling. We are continuing adjectives and introducing antonyms. We are practicing sequencing in reading.

HOMEWORK

Monday: Math pages 395-396; ELA pages 301-302

Tuesday: Math worksheet: ELA pages 305-306

Wednesday: Math pages 401-402; ELA pages 309-310

Thursday: Math pages 407-408; ELA pages 311-312

*Please remember to read 20 minutes per night

**Complete 3 items off the spelling menu throughout the week

Week of 1/7

SPELLING WORDS

  1.  ankle
  2. cable
  3. bugle
  4. giggle
  5. title
  6. purple
  7. bundle
  8. sparkle
  9. apple
  10. able
  11. bubble
  12. tickle

 

THIS WEEK IN…..

READING – In spelling we are working on words with a final syllable of -le.  In grammar we are introducing adjectives starting with adjectives and our senses.  In comprehension we are practicing drawing conclusions and using background knowledge.

MATH – We are reviewing 2-digit subtraction at the beginning of the week.  We will have our chapter test on Thursday.  We will begin 2-digit addition and subtraction review on Friday.

SCIENCE – We are beginning our unit on Using Energy this week.

SOCIAL STUDIES – We are beginning our unit on Working to Meet our Needs emphasizing on needs and wants this week.

**Please remember all of our textbooks can be found online.  Your child signs in to the program during school and everyone knows how to get in and knows their password.

 

HOMEWORK

Monday – ELA pages 289-290; Math worksheet

Tuesday – ELA pages 293-294; Math worksheet

Wednesday – ELA pages 291-292;  Math worksheet

Thursday – ELA pages 299-300;  Math pages 389-390

Friday – No homework – enjoy your weekend.

*Please continue to read 20 a day and complete 3 items off the spelling menu every week.

 

 

Week of 12/17

SPELLING WORDS – There are no new words this week.  This week we will take our review test for Unit 3.  We will not have a separate spelling test, but our unit test will incorporate all the skills we have learned the last 5 weeks in Unit 3.

READING – We are reviewing all of the skills we have learned in Unit 3 and will have our unit assessment on Thursday.  In Spelling we are reviewing vowel patterns e,ee,ea, and y, vowel patterns o, oa, and ow, compound words, vowel patterns i, ie, igh and y, and comparative endings -er and -est.  In vocabulary we are reviewing antonyms, synonyms, and prefixed.  In grammar we are reviewing verbs.  In comprehension we are reviewing author’s purpose, drawing conclusions, comparing and contrasting, sequencing, and fact and opinion.

MATH – We are continuing our unit on 2-digit subtraction.  We will have our chapter test on Thursday.

SCIENCE – We are finishing up learning about matter.  Our Unit test will be on Tuesday and we will do an experiment on Thursday.

SOCIAL STUDIES – We are finishing up our unit on My Community, My Country.  We will have our unit test Wednesday and Thursday.

HOMEWORK

Monday – Reading pages 281-284;  Math pages 369-370

Tuesday – Reading pages 279-280;  Math pages 375-376

Wednesday – Reading pages 267-268;  Math worksheet

Thursday – No Homework.

NO SCHOOL FRIDAY.  Enjoy your break!

 

Week of 12/10

SPELLING WORDS

  1. sooner
  2. hottest
  3. happier
  4. smallest
  5. soonest
  6. busier
  7. happiest
  8. fatter
  9. hotter
  10.  busiest
  11. smaller
  12. fattest

READING –  This week in spelling we are learning comparative endings -er and -est.  In Grammar we are learning synonyms continuing learning about verbs.  In comprehension we are learning fact and opinion and inferring.  Our spelling and reading test will both be on Friday.

MATH – We are continuing 2-digit subtraction with a review addition test mid-week.

SCIENCE – We are continuing our unit on matter with an assessment Monday on temperature and matter.

SOCIAL STUDIES – We are continuing our unit on our country’s symbols with an assessment at the end of the week.

 

HOMEWORK

Monday – Reading pages 241-242;  Math pages 339-340

Tuesday – Reading pages 243-244;  Math pages 345-346

Wednesday – Reading pages 245-246;  Math pages 351-352

Thursday – Reading pages 251-252;  Math pages 357-358

Friday – No homework – Have a great weekend!

*Choose 3 items off the spelling menu to turn by Friday

**Read 20 minutes per day

 

Week of 12/3

SPELLING WORDS

  1.  find
  2. bright
  3. right
  4. cry
  5. child
  6. wild
  7. flight
  8. blind
  9. sky
  10. fly
  11. spider
  12. myself

 

READING – This week we have all long I words in spelling (vowel patterns i, ie, igh, y).  We are continuing with verbs in grammar (past, present, future tense).  We will work on sequencing and retelling stories in reading.  We will have our spelling and reading tests both on Friday.

MATH – We will have our topic 5 assessment on Monday.  We will continue with 2-digit subtraction strategies, but will begin to learn the traditional way to subtract and regroup.

SCIENCE – We will have a short quiz on temperature and matter on Monday.  The remainder of the week we will continue our lesson on matter, focusing on matter within matter.

SOCIAL STUDIES – We will continue learning about our country’s symbols and have our unit assessment on Thursday.

 

HOMEWORK

Reading – Mon. -page 229-230; Tuesday – 231-232; Wednesday – 233-234; Thursday – 239-240;  Friday – No Homework                                                                                                                                                                                                   *Complete 3 items off the spelling menu during the week and read 20 minutes per day,

 

MATH – Monday – pg 321-322; Tuesday – 327-328; Wednesday – 333-334; Thursday – 339-340; Friday – No homework.

Week of 11/26

SPELLING WORDS

  1. basketball
  2. weekend
  3. birthday
  4. bathtub
  5. driveway
  6. raindrop
  7. someone
  8. something
  9. riverbank
  10. backyard
  11. bedtime
  12. mailbox

 

READING – This week we are working on compound words in spelling, past, present, and future tense verbs in grammar, and comparing and contrasting and retelling stories in Reading.

MATH  – We are continuing our subtraction strategies.

SCIENCE – We are continuing our unit on matter, but moving on to changes of matter.

SOCIAL STUDIES – We are learning about symbols that represent our country.

 

 

HOMEWORK

Monday – Reading: pages 217-218;  Math pages 301-302

Tuesday – Reading pages 219-220;  Math pages 303-306