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

*Reminders: After School 2:30-4:00pm Wed. and Thurs. through April 13th. Units of Study
Reading: We will be reading Six Million Paper Clips which is a series of articles about the Holocaust.
Writing: We are working on our non-fiction unit to go along with our reading unit.
Math: We are working on fractions. We are starting subtracting 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 – Each of the words this week is a plural noun.
Some of the words are made plural by adding s, such as monkeys, some are made plural by replacing f with ves, such as shelves, and some are made plural by dropping the y and adding ies, such as pennies.
monkeys knives thieves tomatoes oxen addresses puppies
families roofs radios potatoes geese loaves
batteries shelves wives pennies bakeries lenses intestines

Weekly Homework

Monday
Spelling 5x each
Math: packet: subtracting fractions with unlike denominators worksheet ELA: Digging For Nazi Gold
Tuesday
Spelling- choose 10 words to define using a dictionary .
Math: adding mixed numbers with like denominators worksheet. ELA: Life Under The Nazis
Wednesday
Abc order
Math: adding mixed number with same denominators
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. Thursday
Study for tomorrows spelling test.
Math: adding mixed numbers with different denominators
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. Friday
Math: adding mixed numbers with different denominators and improper fractions Reading: Reading packets: A Good Night
Bones On the Go! Tornado Scientists