Week 23 Newsletter – Sent Home on 1/20

RELIGION                                                                                                                      

Memory work this week for third and fourth grade: 1 Corinthians 10:13. Religion book on page 123.

READING

Third grade will be reading Aero and Officer Mike. Our vocabulary strategy is going to be the prefixes in- and im-. Our main skill will be author’s purpose. The third grade will take a reading test Friday with questions about the vocabulary strategy, author’s purpose, and Aero and Officer Mike.

This week, fourth grade will be reading The Life and Times of the Ant. Our vocabulary strategy will be the suffixes –able and -ible. Our main skill is going to be text and graphic features. The fourth grade will take a reading test Friday with questions about the vocabulary strategy, text and graphic features, and The Life and Times of the Ant.

MATH

Third grade this week, will be learning about reading a thermometer to the nearest degree, comparison symbols, identifying horizontal, vertical, and oblique lines, perimeter, and subtracting a number from 10. Make sure we are still studying addition facts due to the fact that we are now going to be starting multiplication! Third Grade will have a math test on January 31, 2017.

Fourth grade will have a math test on January 23rd. The rest of the week we will learn about division answers ending with zero, finding information to solve a problem, geometric transformations, and fraction of a set.

ENGLISH

We will be moving onto chapter 5 this week! We’ll be learning about helping verbs in a sentence, natural and inverted word order, coordinate conjunctions, using compound sentences to correct run-on sentences, and we will start to learn about when to use a or an.

SCIENCE

For science this week, we will learn about slow changes to Earth’s surface and we will complete the chapter 8 study guide. The chapter 8 science test will be February 1, 2017.

SOCIAL STUDIES 

In social studies this week we will learn about the Southeast and Gulf states currently. February 7th is the test over the South states.

SPELLING  

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

CLASSWORK and HOMEWORK:

Monday: Third Grade: Math Fact Practice 46B and Homework 46B

Tuesday: Third Grade: Math Fact Practice 47B and Homework 47B

Fourth Grade: Math Lesson 71 odds

Wednesday: Third Grade: Math Fact Practice 48B and Homework 48B and Social Studies Workbook pg 54

Fourth Grade: Math Lesson 72 evens and Social Studies Workbook pg 54

Thursday: Third Grade: English Classroom Practice 23, Math Fact Practice 49B, Homework 49B

Fourth Grade: English Classroom Practice 23, Math Lesson 73 odds

Friday: Third Grade: Science Worksheet 22

Fourth Grade: Math Lesson 74 evens, Science Worksheet 22