Week of October 15th

Calendar Events

Friday  10/19 – Fall Pictures

Tuesday 10/23 – Weather Unit Test

Friday 10/26 – Technology Lesson with Mr. C on chromebooks

Friday 11/9 – Veteran’s Day Assembly


  • 4.2 Computation –  This week we will finish subtracting large numbers, including estimating and multi-step word problems.  Multiplying 3 digits by 2 digits will be introduced by the end of the week.  We will continue multiplication next week.
  • Enrichment – Pre-Algebra with Hands On Equations

Language Arts – 

  • Vocabulary – we will build vocabulary several ways.
    • Word of the Week:  Students are asked to use allege  in written and spoken word.
    • Greek/Latin stems quiz on all 10 stems will be given on Wednesday 10/17.   The next stems will be phone and sonus (sound); nomen (name) and verbum (word)
    •  Fab Five words that will include synonyms and antonyms study.  Students will use these 5 words in sentences:
    • Wordly Wise Lesson 4.  Quiz on Friday 10/19
  • Reading – Context Clues this week;  Author’s Purpose next week
    • Comprehension Strategies:  Main Idea/Detail and Sequence
    • Understanding unfamiliar words by using the clues withing the passage
  • Writing –
    • Mentoring Sentences in which students dissect a well written sentence.
    • Daily Dazzle
    • students will practice writing 2 paragraph essays.


4.6. WEATHER – During this unit, students will learn about conditions that affect temperature; air mass; front systems, weather instruments (including reading a weather map), and storms.  We had a great visit with the Young Scientists today.  This unit will conclude with unit test on 10/30.