Thursday, April 26, 2018

In EL we focused on Author's Point of View and will continue over the next few days.
In Math we drew improper fractions (6/3)

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

In EL we read a new book, The Boy who Harnessed the Wind and talked about figurative language (the angry sun).
In Math we used pattern blocks to find parts of a whole, then we changed the size of the whole to find new fractions.
The kids started social studies today.

Monday, April 23, 2018

The kids deserve a cookie tonight!  They took 2 tests!  Math and EL.
During the end of the day we started teaching cursive.

Homework : Math Packet sections A and B (C and D are for next week)
Reading 2 articles with annotation (picture clues) and answer the questions.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

I am hearing all kinds of fun stories about carrying water, flushing toilets and filling buckets in the shower.  :)
In EL we are working on Adjectives and Adverbs and their function.
Adjectives - describe the noun
Adverbs tell the when, how or where of the verb, or describe the adjective.

In Math we are finishing up our comparing fractions unit with the test Monday.

In Science we have finished Matter and will test tomorrow (solid vs liquid vs gas)

I will be absent on Friday due to a funeral.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

In EL we are continuing to find the main idea and details that support it.  We also worked on Adverbs today (answers the how, where, when and action occurs - or describes and adjective)

In Math we are comparing fractions with like numerators and like denominators, and Ive started throwing in some mixed up ones as well.

In science we are filling out our vocabulary sheet using the videos on my blog (science tab)

Monday, April 16, 2018

In EL we started our research for our end of 4th quarter project.  We used our in class book, One Well to answer the question "Why must we act now to protect our water supply?"
In Math we are now comparing fractions using our fraction strips.
In Science we did an experiment where we observed our solid (Alka-seltzer), we observed our liquid (water) and when we combined them both, we observed our gas.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

We took the Mid unit 1 assessment today in EL.
In Math we rotated in 3 centers focused on Equivalent fractions. Test is tomorrow.
In Science we focused on the Main 3 states of matter and what are properties of matter (color, texture, smell, shape, space it takes up). We use our five senses to determine the properties.