Donation needed: Can anyone send in a large bag of plain M&Ms for a Va. Studies activity? Need Wednesday.
What will we be learning this week?
Math: Fractions: Adding and subtracting fractions with like and unlike denominators. Simplifying. Changing Improper fractions to mixed numbers and vice-versa. Quiz Wednesday 2/6 on adding and subtracting, simplifying. No improper fractions on quiz.
Reading: Continue with poetry unit (elements of poetry, author’s purpose). Quiz Thurs. 2/7. Cold Read Friday. (The only way to prepare for these is to READ.) Although I don;t write it down, students are expected to read nightly at home for 20 minutes. Students will also be reading two articles about lions from the Jan/Feb issue of Readworks magazine in class, and rereading at home for further comprehension. Possible quiz next week.
Vocab: Quiz Thursday. (see last week’s post for word list)
Writing: write in class for the multicultural writing night on 2/21.
Va. Studies: American Revolution. Causes of the American Revolution. Boston Tea Party. No quizzes or tests this week.
Wed. 2/6: Fractions Quiz
Thurs. 2/7: Poetry quiz, winter conferences. (If I thought a conference was necessary, I would have contacted you privately. Sign Up Genius link on last week’s post)
Fri. 2/8: Vocab quiz
Thurs. 2/21: Multicultural Night
Fri. 3/1: Field Trip to St. John’s Church. Details coming soon.