Week 21 Newsletter – Sent Home on 1/13/17

RELIGION                                                                                                                      

Memory work this week for third and fourth grade: Mark 14:30. Found in religion book on page 119.

READING

Third grade will be reading Yonder Mountain.  Our vocabulary strategy is going to be homophones and homographs. Our main skill will be compare and contrast. The third grade will take a reading test Friday with questions about the vocabulary strategy, compare and contrast, and Yonder Mountain.

This week, fourth grade will be reading Antarctic Journal. Our vocabulary strategy will be Greek and Latin word parts: spect, struct, tele, and vis. Our main skill is going to be sequence of events. The fourth grade will take a reading test Friday with questions about the vocabulary strategy, sequence of events, and Antarctic Journal.

MATH

Third grade this week, will be learning about identifying a missing digit in an addition problem, multiplying by 10 & 1, and capacity. Make sure we are still studying addition facts due to the fact that we are now going to be starting multiplication!

For fourth grade this week, we will be learning about word problems for a fraction of a group and we will also review for our next test. Fourth grade will have a math test on January 23rd.

ENGLISH

Chapter 4 test week! We will review for part A on Tuesday and part A test will be Wednesday, January 18. We will review for part B on Thursday and part B test will be on Friday, January 20.

SCIENCE

In science this week, we will continue to learn about how rocks are formed and will discuss rapid changes to the Earth’s surface.

SOCIAL STUDIES 

Our next social studies test is Thursday, January 19th over chapter 5. The rest of the week we will start to learn about the settlement and early life of the Southeast and Gulf states. On Tuesday, the students will be given a U.S South states map and blank map. On February 7th the students will take a test over the South states.

SPELLING  

Spelling words will come home on Tuesday. The students will take their tests on Friday.

Classwork/Homework:

Tuesday: Third Grade: Math Fact Practice 44B, Homework 44B, Science Worksheet 20

Fourth Grade: Math Lesson 70 odds

Wednesday: Third Grade: Math Homework 45B, Social Studies Workbook page 51

Fourth Grade: Social Studies Workbook page 51

Friday: Third Grade: Science Worksheet 21

Fourth Grade: Science Worksheet 21