HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020!
Welcome back to school: Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
Enjoy our Welcome Back Tunnel experience tomorrow. Don’t forget tomorrow is minimum day. Students will be dismissed at 1:45pm
This week in:
Language Arts – Reading “Cunning Cuttlefish”
We are learning to: read to annotate, identify key facts, determine the main idea, and summarize. Students will also make inferences based on evidence from the text, analyze the text structure and organization of the text, determine the author’s purpose and explain how the author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in the text.
We will use context clues to decipher unfamiliar vocabulary words.
‘Focus on what the text says and how the text works.’
Math – Area and Perimeter
Continue our work with area and perimeter. Solve real world word problems using perimeter and area.
Writing – Writing an informative essay: Writing an informative essay describing a scientist’s conclusion on the topic: “Are Birds Smart?”
Science – Waves and Their Application/Waves and their Properties
How can we send information using waves? – making a string phone
How does color affect the transfer of energy? – melting an ice cube
Remember these dates:
January 20th – No School: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
January 23rd – Jump Rope for Heart Assembly
Secret Idiom: “Actions speak louder than words.” What does this mean?