Ms. Gurino & Ms. Aragona
Class 5-305 Newsletter
Week of April 22nd

Reminders- Spring break April 25-29th –Return to school May 1st Units of Study
Reading: We will continue to work on our new unit and began a new book titled Freak the Mighty
Writing: We are launching our new writing unit that goes along with our reading for persuasive writing. Math: We are working on Area.
Social Studies: We are studying Westward Expansion
Science: We will touch upon health- personal hygiene and keeping fit, food and nutrition, and drugs and alcohol. Unit 3
There is a trip Wednesday April 20th. The trip is $10.00. Please send in your trip slip and money ASAP.

Spelling Words-
democracy constitution federal frontier independence liberty

pioneer politics president revolution senator international

Congress (must be written with a capital letter) national economic justice

Weekly Homework
ELA: The Koala Search
Spelling: 5x each
Math: Worksheet Monday column

ELA: Drip-Tips! And Other Adaptations in the Rainforest
Spelling: write a sentence for each word
Math: Worksheet Tuesday column

ELA: Vanishing Vultures
Spelling: Using your spelling words, write a paragraph using at least 5 of them, about something going on in politics at the present moment. It can be about the presidential candidates, and the upcoming elections. Math: Worksheet Wednesday column

ELA: The Ecosystem of the Forest
Spelling: Complete the spelling worksheet, and study for spelling test tomorrow Math: Thursday column- the worksheet will also be collected

ELA: Leaping Lizards
Spring Break HW- Will be handed out this week. Happy Spring Break! I will see you all back in class on Monday May 1st!