Thursday, December 13

Word Study:

Caught ‘Ya

Spelling work

Reading:

Read Aloud: Wonder

Reading Rotations (small group – comprehension/fluency)

Actively Learn: Evaluate An Argument

Writing:

Opinion, features of a persuasive letter (facts, evidence, powerful words, solutions/actions, audience) – Old Oak Park

Spaghetti Story 🙂

Math:

Module 3.28: Represent and solve three-digit dividend division with divisors of 2, 3, 4, and 5 numerically.

Scoot! Long division practice — ask your child for details. 🙂

Social Studies:

Early explorers: expert groups

Group presentations begin tomorrow

Other:  

Music

Homework:

Math Module 3.28: “Must Dos” 1 (A,C,E,G,I) and 2

Read and Log 20+

Tuesday, December 11

Math:

Lesson 3.27: Represent and solve division problems with up to a three-digit dividend numerically and with place value disks requiring decomposing a remainder in the hundreds place.

Topic G quiz

Reading:

Naya Nuki — based on a true story.  Sacagawea’s friend who was abducted along with her when she was taken by another tribe.  Naya Nuki was able to escape and find her way home.  Students using schema responded to: “Based on the description of the way these people are dressed and how they are moving to hunt buffalo, would they be part of a Coastal or Plateau Tribe?”

Writing:

Opinion essay scaffolding: Students focused on the reasons/evidence/supportive details of  “What is the Best Pet?”

Social Studies:

This winter our class will be focusing on the big idea of the Exploration of Washington. This inquiry looks at the impact of exploration on Washington’s environment, economy, settlement and the First People.  Students will learn why various people came to Washington and their impact.  They will also analyze the Lewis and Clark exploration, looking at the journey from multiple perspectives, again answering the question of how exploration impacted Washington. 

Video: Age of Exploration, practice note taking

Other:

P.E.

Art – Thank you art docent volunteers!!

Homework:

Math 3.27

Read and log 20+

Monday, December 10

Word Study:

Vocabulary Bookmark

Math:

Module 3.26, Division using a place value chart

Reading:

Read aloud: Wonder; Opinion tie-in – Did Auggie deserve the medal of honor at his 5th grade awards ceremony? Examples from the text…

Article: “How Can You Help When Someone Is Being Bullied?”

Writing:

Opinion: “I Like Ice Cream”

Social Studies:

Unit 2 Introduction: Essential questions and went on a museum walk “I Wonder”

Other:

Music

Homework:

Unit 3.26

Read and Log 20+

Friday, December 7

Word Study:

Spelling quiz

Caught ‘Ya

Math:

Module 3.25: Explore properties of prime and composite numbers to 100 by using multiples.

Reading:

Read Aloud: Wonder

Reading to Self

Making Meaning: Animal Senses: questioning/wonderings

Writing:

Opinion: Playing Fortnite (getting ready for opinion writing) 🙂

Science:

Binary coding, Hour of Code

Banking

Other:

P.E.

Library

Homework:

Signed Yellow Sheet and planner

Read and log 20+

Tuesday, December 4

Math:

Lesson 3.24: Determine if a whole number is a multiple of another number.

Reading:

Making Meaning: Snakes, I Wonder

Writing:

Edit and complete mystery essays

Social/Emotional:

2nd Step: Conversations/Compliments

Other:

P.E.

Homework:

Math 3.23

Read and log 20+

Monday, December 3

Word Study:

Spelling pretest

Math:

Module 3.23

Reading:

Read aloud: Wonder

Writing:

Mystery narrative; writing conclusions and editing

Social/Emotional:

2nd Step: Different Points of View

Other:

Music

***No school Wednesday and Thursday (student-led conferences)

***Book Fair has begun

Homework:

Unit 3.23

Read and Log 20+

Friday, November 30

Word Study:

Spelling quiz

Caught ‘Ya

Math:

Module 3.22: Find factor pairs for numbers to 100, and use understanding of factors to define prime and composite.

Reading:

Read Aloud: Wonder

Reading Rotations (Main idea, fluency)

Making Meaning: Slinky Scaly Slithering Snakes: questioning

Actively Learn: Main Idea

Reading Response

Writing:

Mystery, almost done

Social Studies:

Classroom tribes

Other:

P.E.

Library

Homework:

Signed Yellow Sheet and planner

Read and log 20+

November Reading Log really due on Monday! 🙂

Thursday, November 29

Word Study:

Caught ‘Ya

Spelling work

Reading:

Read Aloud: Wonder

Reading Rotations (small group – comprehension/fluency)

Actively Learn: Main Idea

Comprehension quiz

Text Features, mentor text, Italian Americans

Writing:

Mysteries

Math:

Module 3.21

Social Studies:

Trade simulation

Other:  

Music

Homework:

Math Module 3.21 (Must dos: even numbers)

Read and Log 20+

November Reading Log due tomorrow

Wednesday, November 28

Word Study:

Caught ‘Ya

Reading:

Read Aloud: Wonder

Writing:

Mystery

Math:

Module 3.20; Solve division problems without remainders using the area mode

Social Studies:

Tribes: languages

Other:

Drama

Homework:

Math 3.20 – all except #4

Read and log 20+

Reading Log due Friday