I hope everyone had a great weekend. It was wonderful to see so many students and parents at the fall festival! Hopefully everyone had a good time despite the heat. IOWA testing continues Monday and Tuesday so please arrive to school early.
Extra, Extra…Read All About Me! Congratulations Ethan, our Star Student of the Week!This Week…We will continue to multiply whole numbers and focus on the partial product strategy then learn the standard algorithm. MGSE5.NBT.5 Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm (or other strategies demonstrating understanding of multiplication) up to a 3 digit by 2 digit factor. and Reading and writing instruction will be limited this week due to IOWA Testing and Target on Friday. During Reader’s Workshop, students will read independently and continue to write Stop and Jots that focus on theme, plot, and characters. During Writer’s Workshop, students will edit their personal narrative and add “show don’t tell” language. Our goal is to complete this writing by Friday.
Wordly Wise Lesson 1 activities are due Thursday. We will then begin spelling activities and test the unit next Thursday. We have completed the Constructive and Destructive Forces unit. We will review the study guide on Monday and test the unit on Tuesday. Our next unit is Classification of Organisms.We will continue learning about the Government and focus on due process. Heritage Day is Friday. Please join us for our Heritage Celebration at 11:00 – 12:00. Project boards are due Wednesday.
Please let me know if you have any questions. Together we can make a difference! 🙂