Weekly Newsletter

Week of 3-19-18 to 3-23-18

Math:We will continue to work on chapter 10 which focuses on multiplying and dividing fractions.  We have focused on multiplying fractions and this week we will begin dividing with fractions.  We should be ready for a test next week on chapter 10.

Reading/ELA: The spelling list focuses on prepositions.   We will study the present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect tense of verbs in grammar.  Students will continue to review how to cite evidence from a text to support an answer to a question. We are reading “Number the Stars” and students will be completing a novel study packet.   This book takes place during World War II.   We are reviewing lesson 1 and 2 of our Caesar’s English.  We are starting lesson 10 in Wordly Wise.  There will be a test next week on lesson 10. There will be a test on spelling, grammar, and Caesar’s English on Friday.

Science: We will continue to read chapter 5 in our science book.  Students will have a quiz on lessons 1 and 2 on Tuesday and lesson 3 on Friday.  This chapter focuses on ecosystems.

Social studies: We will begin chapter 16 which focuses on Postwar America.  Students will be reading lesson 1 and 2 this week and will have a quiz on these lessons on Friday.  

Misc: We welcomed a new student today.  Ask your child what they have learned about our new student.