Week of November 26th

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  I am so thankful for the time to spend with family and friends! We have a busy week planned with much to learn.  Please help reinforce regular habits and routines so we can maintain consistency, as much as possible.

UPCOMING DATES:

11/26 – Watershed Presentation from the Cobb County Water Department

11/27 – S.O.A.R Presentation

11/30 – Reading Logs for November are due

12/7 – Dinner with Santa

HIGHLIGHTS FOR THIS WEEK:

Math – We are digging deeper into multiplication with 2 x 2 digit numbers.  We will focus on the same strategies (area model, distributive property, algorithm) but with larger numbers.

Reading – We are continuing with non-fiction text and will focus on annotating text.  Skill groups this week will be focusing on: constructed response, decoding, Text-dependent questions and summarizing.

Writing – We are going to analyze examples of opinion writing and determine the characteristics of good writing.

Spelling – We are beginning sort 8.  The contract will be due on December 7th.  Spelling Homework Sort 8.

Mentor Sentences – We will be reading In November by Cynthia Ryliant.

Science – We are continuing with ecosystems with a focus on food chains, extinction, hibernation, and adaptations.

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