Week of 2/1/16

Week of 2/1/16

Reading- We will continue reading the biography of Helen Keller by David Adler. We will discuss important events of her life and gather information using various “Thinking Maps”.

Writing- We have worked on the introduction of our biography. This week we will begin drafting the body of our essay. Please make sure your child has enough information on their person or research more if needed.

Math- We will continue our unit of multiplication and division. This week we will focus on division. We will also work on solving multiplication and division word problems.

Social Studies- In Social Studies, we will learn about New York City over time. We will compare and contrast NYC’s past and present.

Science- We will begin out unit on “Forces and Motion”.

Spelling Words

1. my
2. fly
3. try
4. cry
5. dry
6. shy
7. fry
9. July
11. penny
12. money
13. candy
14. crunchy

Important Dates!

* 2/8 – No School – Lunar New Year


1. Please be sure to check your child’s H.W. folder every night.
2. Please make sure your child has (3) sharpened pencils with their initials written on them with a Sharpie marker on it.
3. Please don’t forget to call the school and send in an absence note when your child is absent from school. 4. Please make sure your child has his/her biography research in class.