Tuesday, January 23, 2018

In EL we read chapter 8 of Peter Pan, and conducted a language dive on comparison figurative language. (She is as sneaky as a fox).
In math we are finishing up our study of area in isolation. We will have an area test on Thursday.  We will start adding perimeter Friday.
In science we are studying the different types of water....freshwater, salt water, brackish water and frozen water.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Today in EL we read chapter 7 and made character traits posters for most of the characters in Peter Pan.
In Math we continued to work on area.
In science we spent some time writing definitions for
Island
Canyon
Mountain
Hill
Isthmus
Peninsula
Valley.

HOMEWORK: 
Last weeks homework PLUS a math sheet on Area.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Today in EL we read chapter 6 of Peter Pan and worked on defining character's traits.
In Math we took 40 blocks and arranged them into 4 different rectangles (all with an area of 40)
In science we started looking at bodies of water.

HOMEWORK: Math - create a way to show the math fact you are currently stuck on. (flash cards, song, book, etc...)
Reading - Read for 20 minutes and Each night complete one of the six reading activities for your classic novel.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Today in EL we started looking at perspective.  The kids answered questions from Wendy's perspective, from Peter's perspective, from John's perspective and their own perspective.
In math we continued working on AREA and started drawing our names on graph paper - using only blocks.
In science we tried to play Kahoot to review land-forms.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Today in EL we took our first Quarter 3 test.  The kids had to read chapter 4 from Peter Pan and answer questions.
In Math we started Area and Perimeter.
In Science we focused on Landforms
- river
- canyon
 - pond
-glacier
-ocean vs. lake
- island
-mountain
-volcano

Monday, January 8, 2018

report cards will be in the Wednesday Folder.  Assignment slips will also be in the Wednesday Folder.
I hope you enjoyed your extra days off. 
Make-up days are January 20th  and April 7th.

Today in EL we compared a non-fiction article on JM Barrie to the 1st chapter of Peter Pan.

In Math we made a bar graph based on card tosses the kids did.

In Science we started learning about landforms.  Mountains, Hills, Valleys, Plains, Plateaus, streams, lakes, ponds and oceans.  We will work on defining them this week.