Here is a snapshot of what your child will be learning this week.
Reading: Make predictions, story elements (Characters. Setting, plot, topic, what does this mean?, author’s purpose) , punctuation (comma, period, exclamation mark, question mark, quotation marks), alphabetizing, grammar.
Reading Strategy: Look for familiar words inside of strange words. Example: The word "WORD" contain's the word "OR" inside of it. Therefore, sounding this word out will look like this: "W/OR/D" Instead of "W/O/R/D"
Context: the words, sentences or passages that precede or follow a specific word, sentence, or passage.
Synonyms: words that mean the same.
Antonyms: words that mean the opposite.
Punctuation- comma, period, exclamation mark, question mark, quotation marks.
Prefixes: one or more sounds or letters placed before a root word.
Suffixes: one or more sounds or letters places after root word.
Spelling Words: lettuce, happen, basket, winter, sister, problem, supper, subject, lesson, spelling, napkin, collar, traffic, suggest, puppet.
Math: Place value one-ten thousands.
Understand standard, word, and number comparisons. (Here is a tutorial website: http://mathwecan.com/place-value-by-5-numbers.html)
Science: 3 states of matter: Solid: definite shape, Liquid: take the shape of their container, Gas: take the shape of their container, Lab tools (tools: hand lense, metric ruler, pan balance, graduated cylinders, beakers, meter sticks, magnets, notebooks).
Social Studies: Maps and communities.
Compass rose, scale system, continents and oceans, timelines, legend, physical processes