Math: This week we wrapped up our fractions unit and began our unit on geometry. We will be studying lines, angles, 2-dimensional shapes, and measuring angles.
Writing: The students were very studious writers this week! We added more to our literary essay by writing mini-stories, lists, and including quotes to support our reasons and thesis. We will continue our work on this for the next week or so.
Reading: We have been continuing to dig deeper into our historical fiction unit. We have also wrapped up our first book club book. Students will be starting another book this week with their book clubs. In class we have been reading Number the Stars. Students are loving this book and learning around the historical connection to World War II.
Social Studies/Science: Students studied and minerals this week in science. In social studies we are beginning to learn about missions in Texas.
1) Friday, February 3rd: Penny Book projects are due. We have had plenty of time in class for students to finish their world events. If your child has not completed these then please have them finish at home. Please review the rubric and instructions sheet to be sure that all necessary items are included.
2) January 20th-February 3rd: Kindness week. Valenkinds will be sold all week during lunch.
3) Science Fair projects are due February 9th before school and the actual Science Fair is Thursday, February 9th from 5pm-7pm in the gym.