newsletter

Ms. Gurino & Ms. Aragona
Class 5-305 Newsletter
Week of January 15th

*Reminders: After School 2:30-4:00pm Wed. and Thurs. through April 13th. Units of Study
Reading: will launch our unit non- fiction unit. We will be reading Six Million Paper Clips which is a series of articles about the Holocaust.
Writing: We have just finished our Autobiography unit and are now launching our non-fiction unit to go along with our reading unit.
Math: We will begin to learn about fractions. We are starting adding fractions with unlike denominators. Science: We are finishing up rocks and minerals.
Social Studies: We will learn about the Holocaust more in depth to help the children better understand their reading.

Spelling Words – long I or long o vowel sound.
island ninety rivalry strike twilight iodine trial
silent bowling cocoa motivation dough wholesome blown
shoulder growth choke photo sparrow stow
pondering publish ignite zodiac arrival

Weekly Homework
Monday
Spelling 3x each
My Life in Dog Years complete Josh comprehension page
Test on Wednesday on My Life in Dog Years
Math: Math in Focus workbook B : Page 17
Tuesday
Spelling- choose 10 words to define.
My Life in Dog Years- study for test on Wednesday
Math: Math in Focus workbook B: Page 18
Wednesday
Abc order
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: Fraction worksheet
Thursday
Study for tomorrows spelling test.
Math: Fraction worksheet
Friday
Math: Go math workbook pgs 70&71
Reading: How Music Affects Your Mood
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.