Week of April 23rd

Week of April 23rd

Reminders

Progress Reports Go Home Thursday, April 26th

In-House Field Trip Lewis & Clark Performance Friday, April 27th

STEM DAY Friday, May 4th – Please continue to bring in supplies for our class Marble Challenge

 KONA ICE – May 4th – Please see Thursday Folder for details


Homework 

Narrative Book Report Due Thursday, May 17th

*EXTRA CREDIT* 4th Quarter Current Event Due Thursday, May 17th

(must write or type a summary of the article to present in class)

MobyMax Reading Informational or Literature  Your Choice!

MobyMax Math Review of skills on Test Prep


Science – We will continue with our unit on the Water Cycle and Weather.

In this unit, students will:

  • Describe the different states of water and the processes in which the water changes states.
  • Demonstrate and explain how changing states of water relates to the water cycle.
  • Explore a variety of paths that the water takes as it flows through the water cycle.
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Students will also learn to :

  • Differentiate between weather and climate.
  • Become familiar with how meteorologists use weather instruments to predict weather.
  • Learn how to interpret a weather map and predict weather in the days to come.

    Writing–  We will continue working on our Narrative writing unit.


    Reading – Students will be working on a problem based learning project in cooperative groups.


    Grammar- We will focus on language arts spiral review of grammar skills.

This entry was posted on 19th April 2018.

Week of April 16th

Week of April 16th

Georgia Milestones Schedule

Monday, April 16th – Math Section 1

Tuesday, April 17th – Math Section 2

Thank you to all parents for the fabulous healthy snacks!

Reminders

Chick Fil A Spirit Night Monday, April 16th

Timber Ridge 5k Ridge Run Saturday, April 21st 


 

Week of April 16th

No Home Work during Georgia Milestone Testing!


Math – Review of all skills


Science – We will begin our new unit on the Water Cycle and Weather.

In this unit, students will:

  • Describe the different states of water and the processes in which the water changes states.
  • Demonstrate and explain how changing states of water relates to the water cycle.
  • Explore a variety of paths that the water takes as it flows through the water cycle.
  •  

Students will also learn to :

  • Differentiate between weather and climate.
  • Become familiar with how meteorologists use weather instruments to predict weather.
  • Learn how to interpret a weather map and predict weather in the days to come.

Writing–  We will continue working on our Narrative writing unit.


Reading – We will focus on reading skill review and test preparation.


Grammar- We will focus on language arts spiral review of grammar skills.

This entry was posted on 13th April 2018.

Week of April 9th

Week of April 9th

 

Reminders

Georgia Milestones Schedule

Tuesday, April 10th  – English Language Arts Section 1

Wednesday, April 11th – English Language Arts Section 2

Thursday, April 12th – English Language Arts Section 3

Monday, April 16th – Math Section 1

Tuesday, April 17th – Math Section 2

Progress Reports Go Home Thursday, April 19th

Ridge Run Saturday, April 21st 


 

Week of April 9th

No Home Work during Georgia Milestone Testing!


Math – Review of all skills


Science –


Writing–  We will continue working on our Narrative writing unit.


Reading – We will focus on reading skill review and test preparation.


Grammar- We will focus on language arts spiral review of grammar skills.

This entry was posted on 30th March 2018.

Week of March 26th

Reminders

Willy’s Spirit Night Tuesday, March 27th 

No After School Activities Friday, March 30th

Spring Break April 2nd – 8th

Georgia Milestone Testing Begins Tuesday, April 10th 


Week of March 26th 

Home Work

Fire Safety Books Due Monday!

Complete pages 2 & 3 on Home Fire Safety Checklist Parent Signature Required!

Complete pages 10 & 11 Home Escape Plan


Week of March 26th 

Home Work

MobyMax 

  • Math Fact Fluency must be at 100% for completion!

  • Math Assigned Lessons on Metric Measurement

  • Social Studies Assigned Lessons Due April 9th

  • TEST PREP – Math – Language – Reading


Math – We will continue with our unit in measurement.

Our focus will be on metric measurement this week.

MGSE4.MD.1 Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec.

  • Understand the relationship between gallons, cups, quarts, and pints.
  • Express larger units in terms of smaller units within the same measurement system.
  • Record measurement equivalents in a two column table.
  • Test on Customary Measurement will be on Monday, March 26th
  • Test on Metric Measurement will be on Friday, March 30th

Social studies – We will continue with our unit on Reconstruction.

  • SS4H6 Analyze the effects of Reconstruction on American life.
    1. Describe the purpose of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments.
    2. Explain the work of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands (Freedmen’s Bureau).
    3. Explain how slavery was replaced by sharecropping and how freed African Americans or Blacks were prevented from exercising their newly won rights.
    4. Describe the effects of Jim Crow laws and practices.

    SS4E1 Use the basic economic concepts of trade, opportunity cost, specialization, voluntary exchange, productivity, and price incentives to illustrate historical events.

    • c. Describe how specialization improves standards of living (e.g., differences in the economies in the North and South).

Writing–  We will continue working on our Narrative writing unit. 

We will  continue our on-going practice of constructed responses for the Georgia Milestone.


Reading – We will continue to learn about allusions and Greek Mythology.


Grammar- We will focus on language arts spiral review of grammar skills.

This entry was posted on 23rd March 2018.

Week of March 19th

Reminders

The Spring Book Fair is this week!

March 19-23. Come out and sniff out a good book!

New Hours! The Book Fair will be open during school hours.
Monday– 7:20am- 5:45pm
Tuesday– 7:20am- 4:00pm
Wednesday– 7:20am-7:00pm, will stay open through the International Festival
Thursday– 7:20am-4:00pm
Friday– 7:20am- 7:50am

Spirit Days
Monday-Animal pjs
Tuesday-Crazy sock day
Wednesday– Wacky backwards day
Thursday-Animal headbands or hats

Fabulous Family Night, presentation from Our Pal’s Place
A special event, more information stay-tuned!
Date– March 19 th
Time– 3:30pm-5:30pm 

International Festival Wednesday, March 21st at 6:30 pm

Report Cards Go Home Thursday, March 22nd 

 


Week of March 19th 

Home Work

MobyMax 

  • Math Fact Fluency must be at 100% for completion!

  • Math Assigned Lessons on Measurement

  • Social Studies Assigned Lessons Due April 9th

  • TEST PREP – Math – Language – Reading


Math – We will begin a new unit in measurement.

MGSE4.MD.1 Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec.

  • Understand the relationship between gallons, cups, quarts, and pints.
  • Express larger units in terms of smaller units within the same measurement system.
  • Record measurement equivalents in a two column table.
  • Test on Customary Measurement will be on Friday, March 23rd
  • Test on Metric Measurement will be on Friday, March 30th

Social studies – We will begin our new unit on Reconstruction.

  • SS4H6 Analyze the effects of Reconstruction on American life.
    1. Describe the purpose of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments.
    2. Explain the work of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands (Freedmen’s Bureau).
    3. Explain how slavery was replaced by sharecropping and how freed African Americans or Blacks were prevented from exercising their newly won rights.
    4. Describe the effects of Jim Crow laws and practices.

    SS4E1 Use the basic economic concepts of trade, opportunity cost, specialization, voluntary exchange, productivity, and price incentives to illustrate historical events.

    • c. Describe how specialization improves standards of living (e.g., differences in the economies in the North and South).

Writing–  We will begin our new unit on Narrative writing. 

We will  continue our on-going practice of constructed responses for the Georgia Milestone.


Reading – We will continue to learn about allusions and Greek Mythology.


Grammar- We will focus on language arts spiral review of grammar skills.

This entry was posted on 16th March 2018.

Week of March 12th

 Georgia Milestone Study Guide

Please take a moment to review the attached link below of the Study/ Resource Guide for Parents and Students

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Reminders

Daylight Savings Begin Spring Forward!

Protractors NEEDED for Math Class this Week!

Super Specials Tuesday Art & PE

Early Release Wednesday 12:30 – No After School Activities

Book Fair Starts Monday, March 19th -23rd

Report Cards Go Home Thursday, March 22nd 


Week of March 12th

Home Work

MobyMax 

  • Math Fact Fluency must be at 100% for completion!

  • Math Assigned Lessons on angles and measurement

  • TEST PREP – Math – Language – Reading


Math – We will continue our new unit on measurement. Students will work on measuring angles with a protractor.  Students will also find the missing measurement of an angle.  *Remember your Protractors for class!


Social studies – We will continue learning about the causes, major events, and consequences of the Civil War. 

  • Identify Uncle Tom’s Cabin and John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry and explain how each of these events were related to the Civil War. 

  • Discuss how the issues of states’ rights and slavery increased tensions between the North and South. 

  • Identify major battles, campaigns, and events: Fort Sumter, Gettysburg, the Atlanta Campaign, Sherman’s March to the Sea, and Appomattox Court House.

  • Describe the roles of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, and William T. Sherman. 

  • Describe the effects of war on the North and South.

  • Guest Speaker on Thursday, March 15th about the Civil War


Writing–  We will continue our informational writing unit. Students will work on their final drafts and make revisions.

We will  continue our on-going practice of constructed responses for the Georgia Milestone.


Reading – We will learn about allusions and Greek Mythology.


Grammar- We will focus on language arts spiral review of grammar skills.

This entry was posted on 11th March 2018.

Week of March 5th

Reminders

Picture Day Tuesday, March 6th

California Pizza Kitchen Spirit Night Tuesday, March 6th & 7th


Week of March 5th 

Home Work

MobyMax – 30 minutes a week

  • Math Fact Fluency must be at 100% for completion!

  • Math Assigned Lessons on lines and angles

  • Language Assigned Lessons on prefixes, Suffixes and root words

  • New Social Studies Assigned Lessons on the Civil War Due March 9th!


Math – We will begin our new unit on measurement. Students will learn about different types of lines, angles and their measurement.  


Social studies – Over the next few weeks we will be learning about the causes, major events, and consequences of the Civil War. 

  • Identify Uncle Tom’s Cabin and John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry and explain how each of these events were related to the Civil War. 

  • Discuss how the issues of states’ rights and slavery increased tensions between the North and South. 

  • Identify major battles, campaigns, and events: Fort Sumter, Gettysburg, the Atlanta Campaign, Sherman’s March to the Sea, and Appomattox Court House.

  • Describe the roles of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, and William T. Sherman. 

  • Describe the effects of war on the North and South.

*Our Test on the Civil War will be on Friday, March 16th 


Writing–  We will continue our informational writing unit. Students will begin their research this week on their choice of topic.

We will  continue our on-going practice of constructed responses for the Georgia Milestone.


Reading – We will continue our focus on paired text reading passages, and using context clues to identify the meaning of unfamiliar words.


Grammar- We learn about using reference materials this week.

This entry was posted on 2nd March 2018.

Week of February 26th

Week of February 26th

Reminders

Talent Show Thursday, March 1st @ 6:30 pm

Picture Day Tuesday, March 6th

California Pizza Kitchen Spirit Night Tuesday, March 6th & 7th


Week of February 26th

Home Work

MobyMax – 30 minutes a week

  • Math Fact Fluency must be at 100% for completion!
  • Math Assigned Lessons on Line Plots & Identifying Lines of Symmetry
  • Language Assigned Lessons on Context Clues
  • New Social Studies Assigned Lessons on the Civil War Due March 9th!

MathWe will learning about line plots and identifying lines of symmetry.


Social studies – Over the next few weeks we will be learning about the causes, major events, and consequences of the Civil War. 

  • Identify Uncle Tom’s Cabin and John Brown’s raid on Harper’s Ferry and explain how each of these events were related to the Civil War. 
  • Discuss how the issues of states’ rights and slavery increased tensions between the North and South. 
  • Identify major battles, campaigns, and events: Fort Sumter, Gettysburg, the Atlanta Campaign, Sherman’s March to the Sea, and Appomattox Court House.
  • Describe the roles of Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, and William T. Sherman. 
  • Describe the effects of war on the North and South.

Writing–  We will continue our informational writing unit. Students will have an informational writing prompt this week that will be graded.

We will  continue our on-going practice of constructed responses for the Georgia Milestone.


Reading – We will continue our focus on paired text reading passages, and using context clues to identify the meaning of unfamiliar words.


Grammar- We will continue our review on root word, prefixes and suffixes.

This entry was posted on 11th February 2018.
This entry was posted on 25th February 2018.

Week of February 12th

Week of February 12th

Reminders

Valentine’s Day Wednesday, February 14th!

Valentine Day Boxes Due Wednesday!

Winter Break – No School February 19th-23rd.


Week of February 12th

Home Work

MobyMax – 30 minutes a week

  • Math Fact Fluency must be at 100% for completion!
  • Math Assigned Lessons on Converting Fractions to Decimals this weeks lesson
  • Science Assigned Lessons on Space Must Be Completed by Friday!
  • New Social Studies Assigned Lessons on the Civil War Due March 9th!

Math – We will learn about decimal notation of fraction using denominators of 10 and 100.  We will also learn how to compare fractions to decimals.  Test on Friday the 16th on Fractions and decimals.


Science – We will continue to learn about our unit on Space.  In this unit, students will:

  • Learn about the movement of Earth and the moon.
  • Develop models to explain Earth’s day/night cycle, phases of the moon, and seasonal changes on Earth. 

Science Test on Space scheduled for Friday, February 16th 

Thank you for all the supplies for our Oreo Cookie project on the Moon Phases.


 Writing–  We will continue our informational writing unit. Students will have an informational writing prompt this week that will be graded.

We will  continue our on-going practice of constructed responses for the Georgia Milestone.


Reading – We will continue our focus on paired text reading passages, and summarizing this week with a fiction passage.


Grammar- We will review synonyms & antonyms, roots, prefixes and suffixes.  D.O.L Test on Thursday!  

This entry was posted on 11th February 2018.

Week of February 5th

Week of January 26th

 

Reminders

Thank you to all the parents that so generously donated to our classroom treasure box!

 We are in need of Band Aids!

Super Specials Monday, February 5th Art & PE

Marlow’s Spirit Night Tuesday, February 6th  


Home Work – MobyMax – 30 minutes a week

  • Math Fact Fluency
  • Math Assigned Lessons on Multiplying Fractions this weeks lesson
  • Science Lessons Assigned Lessons on Space

Math – We will continue learning about fractions.  Students will learn about multiplying fractions this week.  Students will have their test on equivalent fractions and comparing fractions on Monday!


Science – We will continue to learn about our unit on Space.  In this unit, students will:

  • Learn about the movement of Earth and the moon.
  • Develop models to explain Earth’s day/night cycle, phases of the moon, and seasonal changes on Earth. 
  • Learn about stars and constellations
  • Learn about the solar system

Science Test on Space scheduled for Friday, February 16th 

Thank you for all the supplies for our Oreo Cookie project on the Moon Phases.


 Writing–  We will continue our informational writing unit.

This will be an on-going practice of constructed responses for the Georgia Milestone.


Reading – We will continue our focus on paired text reading passages, and summarizing this week with a fiction passage.

We will finish our read aloud called Rachel’s Journal by Marissa Moss.  


Grammar- We will learn about prepositions and prepositional phrases.  

This entry was posted on 3rd February 2018.