Ms. Gurino & Ms. Aragona
Class 5-305 Newsletter
Week of December 4th
*Reminders: After School starts this Wednesday December 2nd. 2:30-4:30pm Wed. and Thurs. through April 13th.
November Reading logs will be collected tomorrow. Units of Study
Reading: This week the students will continue to our autobiography unit, My Life in Dog Years by Gary Paulsen. This reading unit is connected with our writing unit.
Writing: We are in the process of working on our new writing unit which is Autobiographies that is linked with our reading.
Math: We are currently working on decimals. We will learn how to add and subtract decimals as well as review how to multiple and divide. Science: We will learn also begin Unit two -earth science.
Social Studies: We will begin chapter 2 –Early Civilizations in the Americas.
Spelling Words (Double Consonants)
1. settle 11. mattress
2. tomorrow 12. appear
3. recess 13. address
4. winner 14.accident
5. barrel 15. slippery
6. coffee 16. juggle
7. balloon 17. accept
8. possible 18. butter
9. passenger 19. collect
10. finally 20. narrow
Spelling 5x each
Reading Log. Read for 30 minutes and respond to one of the questions on the reading log sheet stapled in the homework folder. Answer on loose leaf to transfer to binder, 5 sentences minimum. Math Work sheet pg. 21
Autobiography packet: “Two Things That Are Special To Me” page Tuesday
Spelling define 10 spelling words
Math worksheet pg. 22
Autobiography packet: “My Family” page
Spelling ABC order
Math worksheet pg 23
Create a rough draft of a timeline of your life
My Life in Dog Years Rex vocabulary
Spelling worksheet and study for tomorrows spelling test.
Math worksheet pg. 24
Read “Rex” in My Life in Dog Years and answer the comprehension questions in the packet. Friday
Reading log. Read for 40 minutes and respond to one of the questions on the reading log sheet stapled in the homework folder. Answer on loose leaf to transfer to binder, 5 sentences minimum. Math worksheet pages 25&26