I just love snow days! Have you heard the forecast for next week?
Here is what we will be learning this week:
Math: Fractions. Adding and subtracting with like denominators. Simplifying using GCF. Using LCM to find a common denominator, then adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators.
Reading: Identifying and categorizing sensory language. (Ex: something silky or rough appeals to the sense of touch.)
Spelling/Vocabulary: Spelling words: kindness, shyness, weakness, darkness, fairness, fearless, hopeless, helpless, homeless, speechless, effortless, wooden, tighten, soften, sharpen, sicken. (suffixes -ness, -less, -en) Vocabulary: dinosaur, museum, speechless, darkness, ancient, nervous Quiz Friday Jan. 25.
Va. Studies: Colonization, moving Va’s capital, colonial economy
Important Dates to remember:
Fri. 1/18: Muffins for Mom 7:30
Mon. 1/21: MLK holiday, no school
Tues. 1/22 and Wed. 1/23: Reading Benchmark tests
Thurs. 1/24 and Fri. 1/25: Math Benchmark tests
Fri. 1/25: Vocab/Spelling Quiz
Mon. 1/28: No school for students
Thurs. 2/21: Cultural Museum Night showcasing student writing