Here’s what is coming up:
Dec 6th – Dec 20th, PAWS collecting socks, tights, and diapers Fri, Dec 22nd, Class Parties 9:30-10 More info to come!
Fri, Dec. 15th, In class Spelling Bee
Fri, Dec. 22 Class Party 9:30-10:00
Fri, Dec 22nd, 1:00pm Student Early Release
Mon, Jan 8th, First Day of 2nd Semester, expect construction fence and front entrance closed, use alternate entrance
Here is what’s happening in our room this week:
Math Workshop- multiplication strategies using equal groups, repeated addition, arrays, area models, and number lines.
I can model and solve multiplication problems through different models.
Reader's Workshop- Mystery: Foundational Skills in Disguise: Holding onto the Mystery, Even When the Book Is Long and Tricky, How Mystery Books Go, Reading On, Influenced by Knowing How Mysteries Usually Go, Raising the Level Of Partner Talk.
I can pause to retell all that has happened in my mystery and raise the level of partner talk.
Read Aloud- “The Absent Author”
Science- In science lab, we will be looking at the formation of igneous rocks.
I can understand how plate tectonics causes changes to the Earth.
Social Studies- I can use what I have learned about maps to create my own.
Mentor Sentences- “Owl Moon” Focus: figurative language, possessive pronouns, compound predicate.
Words Their Way- Spelling Bee words
Writer's Workshop- Changing the World: Persuasive Speeches, Petitions, and Editorials. Organizing and categorizing, Proving by Showing, Writers Select and Discard Material, Paragraphing to Organize our Drafts.
I can organize my draft, give strong examples, and discard unnecessary information.