Friday, October 18

Word Study:

We ran out of time for the spelling quiz – it will happen Monday 🙂

Reading:

Read Aloud: Wonder

Rising Tigers – focus on character and importance of setting. I’m modeling close reading which I expect them to do with their own novels. 🙂

Read To Self

Writing:

Personal Narrative – checkins

Math:

Unit 2 End-Of-Module Assessment.

Science:

Solutions Investigation – salt/water/weight; ask your child for details 🙂

Social Studies:

Banking

Other:

PE

Fire Drill

Homework:

Read and log 20+

Signed Yellow Sheets and Planner

Thursday, October 17

Word Study:

Caught  ‘Ya

Reading:

Read Aloud: Wonder

Rising Tiger – looking at setting; setting will be students first reading response for their book club

Book Club – vocabulary, checkins

Math:

Module 2 Practice test – student have a practice to look over tonight

Science:

Definitions: Mixture, Solution, Solute, Solvent

Mixtures Investigation

Other:  

Music

Library

Earthquake Drill

Homework:

Read and log 20+

Study Unit 2 practice test – test is tomorrow

Tuesday, October 15

Word Study:

Spelling pretest

Math:

Unit 2.4, Know and relate metric units to place value units in order to express measurements in different units.

Reading:

Read Aloud: Wonder

Thundercakes – analyze text structure

Book Clubs: vocabulary/analysis

Science:

Evaporation investigation  – final data collection

Other:

Music

Drama

Homework:

Read & Log 20+

Math 2.4, Must Dos: 1-6 🙂

Friday, October 11

Word Study:

Spelling quiz

Reading:

Read Aloud: Wonder

Rising Tigers – focus on character and importance of setting. I’m modeling close reading which I expect them to do with their own novels. 🙂

Book Clubs – vocabulary “rations”

Writing:

Personal Narrative Checklist

Math:

Unit 2.3: Express metric capacity measurements in terms of a smaller unit; model and solve addition and subtraction word problems involving metric capacity.

Science:

Evaporation experiment continues – students taking evaporation data daily

Social Studies:

Banking – endorsing a check!

Other:

PE

Hawk-A-Thon Assembly/Celebration

Homework:

Read and log 20+

Signed Yellow Sheets and Planner

Thursday, October 10

Word Study:

Caught  ‘Ya

Reading:

Read Aloud: Wonder

Rising Tiger – close reading, setting, stop&jots

Book Club – norms, pacing, stop&jots

Math:

Module 2.2, Express metric mass measurements in terms of a smaller unit; model and solve addition and subtraction word problems involving metric mass.

Science:

Evaporation investigation

Social/Emotional:  

2nd Step: Being Assertive

Other:  

Music

Homework:

Read and log 20+

Math 2.2, Must Do’s: 1,2,3 b&d, 5

Wednesday, October 9

Math:

Unit 2 has begun! Lesson 1, Express metric length measurements in terms of a smaller unit; model and solve addition and subtraction word problems involving metric length.

Reading:

Read Aloud: Wonder

Perseverance/Grit themed Book Clubs! Students were given their book and conducted a book preview. Focused small group lessons will begin once student groups have decided on their group norms.

Writing:

Story Arc – introduction

Science:

Evaporation investigation: setup

Other:

Ms. Wright – lesson about the brain

Homework:

Read and log 20+

Math 2.1, Must Dos 1,2, 3 A,D,F

Tuesday, October 8

Word Study:

Caught ‘Ya

Math:

Unit 1 Module Assessment

Reading:

Read Aloud: Wonder

Read To Self

The Tiger Rising: book preview, modeling

Writing:

Fictional Narrative: story arc, some are on to their rough drafts

Small group conferences

Science:

Investigating density

Other:

Music

Drama

Homework:

Read & Log 20+

Monday, October 7

Word Study:

Spelling pretest

Math:

End-of-Module practice test – Unit 1’s test is tomorrow

Reading:

Read Aloud: Wonder

Read To Self

Close reading – students read just the first page of three different books and wrote comments/questions/wonderings

The Rising Tiger by Kate DiCamillo – modeled reading first page and discussed author’s craft and comments/questions/wonderings

Writing:

Looking at the different types of leads to stories. Some examples are: talking lead, question lead, flashback lead, action lead….

Science:

The expansion of ice investigation (weight/volume): ask your child for details 🙂

Other:

PE

Homework:

Read & Log 20+

Students have unit 1 practice test to go over – Unit 1 test is tomorrow

Friday, October 4

Word Study:

Spelling quiz

Reading:

Read Aloud: Wonder

Read To Self

Writing:

Matt Glover: writing for non-specific genres

Math:

Unit 1.19 – fluency/application problem

Science:

New vocabulary… 🙂 ask your child

Social Studies:

Banking

Other:

PE

Homework:

Read and log 20+

Signed Yellow Sheets and Planner

Thursday, October 3

Word Study:

Caught  ‘Ya

Writing:

Story Arc

Being An Effective Writing Partner

Reading:

Read Aloud: Wonder

Read To Self

Math:

Module 1.18, Solve multi-step word problems modeled with tape diagrams, and assess the reasonableness of answers using rounding.

diagrams.

Science:

Mystery balls: density

What type(s) of matter are you? quiz

Other:  

Music

Library

Homework:

Read and log 20+

Math 1.18 Must Dos: 1 & 2