Spelling homework has changed slightly.
Monday is 4 times each. Tuesday is still ABC Order Wednesday is 7 good spelling Sentences Thursday is still 5 times each
Math MULTIPLICATION & DIVISION
*The concept of perseverence is important. Children need to continue to work a problem and not give up.
Essential Question: Team Work Story Elements: What is compromise? > Setting, Characters, Problem, Solution and Ending
Why work in a team? > Relate the story to your world
Expository writing > Forming pictures in your mind
Author's Purpose > Fiction vs Non-fiction
Opinion Writing > Using details from the story
Essential Question: What makes a good sentence? State of being words
Writing with good details
A good sentence needs: is, are, was, were, has, have,
to begin with a capital letter had, can, am, etc. to end with correct punctuation like: . ? !
to be about someone or something: a who or what Contractions
to have action or being: jump, talk. sing, is, are
isn't, won't, he'll it's, we'd, can't, I've, they're
What makes a good piece of writing? Understanding what is a noun and proper noun
Author's Pupose Understanding what is a verb
Letter Writing Understanding possessive nouns: The dog's bone
Choosing a topic, staying on that topic, details for that topic, a good beginning and ending sentence.
Weekly Itinerant classes and teachers:
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:55 -9: 42 9:42 to 10:29 9:42 to 10:29 9:42 to 10: 29 12:50-1:37
Gym Music Library Health Art
Mr. Branca Mr. Richards Ms. B. Mr. Dell Ms. Celo
Remember: *Please check and sign your child's planner and folder every night!
* Please have them read 15 minutes every night.
* There are READING LOG sheets available to them to write in their books read.
This is very important to accomplish this trimester!