Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Curriculum Information
  • English Language Arts: 
    • Novel Study on Esperanza Rising By Pam Nunoz Ryan
    • The Great American Gold Rush by Rhoda Blumberg
  • Technology: google docs, SBAC practice
  • Writing: Informative paragraph writing from Newsela articles.  Writing Summaries in Esperanza Rising and character studies.  Universal Declaration of Human Rights is used/studied throughout Esperanza Rising.
  • Poetry:  Metaphors and Series Poems
  • Math: Module 6:  Decimal Fractions.  We have covered this with whiteboard practice throughout the entire year.  The module will be modified to cover what is still needed.  Module 6 final on Wednesday.  We have begun Module 7 and will review all fourth grade standards during the next 7 days of school.
  • Physical Science Electricity.  Making series and parallel circuits.  
  • Social Studies: Gold Rush.  See ELA above for additional reading.
  • Health: Personal Health and Physical Activity.  Chapter 5
  • Genius Hour - Bring in two different items to use for independent work by Monday, May 2, 2016.  Students will be working on Genius Hour during the month of May.
  • Arts:  Ballroom dance on Thursday and Mrs. Faye, visual art, on Friday.  Ballroom Dance Showcase for parents will be in the auditorium from 10:40 until 11:00 a.m. this Thursday.  Come and see all that your child has learned!

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