Monday, February 5, 2018

This WEEK:  SATURDAY is the WINTER WONDERLAND Festival.  Hope to see everyone there.

Curriculum

Math.  Module 5:  Fractions. Lessons 1 - 6 this week.  Decompose fractions as a sum of unit fractions using tape diagrams.  Decompose non-unit fractions and represent them as a whole number times a unit fraction using tape diagrams and area models to show equivalence.  

End of Module 4 tests will be returned on Tuesday.  Please go through the test with your child.  Before you sign the test (that it has been reviewed by you), corrections must be made on 8-1/2 X 11 inch lined paper.  

Language Arts.  Core Literature, Hatchet by Gary Paulsen.  The importance of setting.  Short story by Ray Bradbury and poetry by Robert Frost. Students write metaphors, similes, sensory details, summaries and settings.  On Monday students participate in a Socratic Seminar.  

Earth Science with Mrs. Kearns on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Quiz on Tuesday.

Health. Bullying and use the "Stop, Talk, Walk" positive behavior method.  

Social Studies.  Continue early California history up to the California Gold Rush. 

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