Jul 08

Week of 4/15/19

Calendar Events

Wednesday 4/17 – Math MAPS

Wednesday 4/17 – Marco’s Pizza Night

Thursday 4/18 – Field Trip to the Capitol

Friday 4/19 – Career Day –

Friday 4/19 – Half Day of school dismissal at 11:10

Monday 4/22 – No School

Tuesday 4/23 – Report Cards go home

Friday 4/26 – Field Day

 

Curriculum:  

MATH –

  • Today we finished our unit on measurement.   This unit includes both customary and metric length, determining perimeter and area, customary capacity, and both customary and metric weight.
  • A measurement test will be given in the morning of Thursday, 4/18.

Language Arts – 

  • Vocabulary – we will build vocabulary several ways.
    • Word of the Week:  Students are asked to use desolate  in written and spoken word.
    • Greek/Latin stems:  people:  none this week
    •  Fab Five words – new words on Wednesday: delectable, astonish, drench, acrid, clamor 
    • Wordly Wise –  none this week.
  • Reading –
    • Skill – review all strategies
    • summarizing important details from non-fiction materials
  • Writing –
    • editing grammar

Virginia Studies – VS9 – 20th Century

Today we finished our unit on VS9.  This unit includes

  • advances in technology
  • important  world leaders with connections to Virginia (Woodrow Wilson and George Marshall)
  • Civil Rights movement and leaders
  • Virginia Firsts: Maggie Walker, Arthur Ashe, Douglas Wilder

A unit test will be administered on Wednesday 4/24.  It will include some questions from VS 10A Virginia Government.

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