Week of April 4th

Week of April 4th, 2016

Reading- We will read “Detective LaRue: Letters from the Investigation” and discuss the varying points of view stated in the book. We will compare/contrast the two books that we have read.

Writing- We will continue our writing unit; Opinion Writing. The students will create a catchy introduction that states their opinion and why they feel the way they do. We will also write a conclusion. They are learning that for opinion writing they need to write like an OREO cookie (Opiion, Reasons, Examples, Opinion).

Math- The students will be completing our unit on Measurement. We will discuss feet and yards. Test has been moved to Wednesday, April 6th.

Social Studies- In Social Studies, we will learn about New York City long ago. We will learn about the Dutch and English in NY and how the city grew over time.

Science- We will continue to learn about Force and Motion. We will learn about speed and direction and will take a quiz at the end of the week, if time allows.

Spelling Words

1. stain
2. trait
3. frail
4. grain
5. snail
6. braid
7. await
8. trait
9. afraid
10. daily
11. inch
12. ruler
13. measure
14. width
15. length

Reminders:

Trip slip for Bowling on April 7th and $8.00 (students and chaperones) by MONDAY. Trip is this Thursday, April 7th. All parents are welcome!

Trip slip for Zoo and $5.00 (students) $8.00 (chaperones) due by April 11th.

Book Orders due MONDAY

Please send in 2 glue sticks with your child.

Please be sure to check your child’s take home folder each night for important notices