Week 24 Newsletter – Sent Home on 1/27

RELIGION                                                                                                                      

Memory work this week for third and fourth grade: Psalms 66:20. Found in religion book on page 127.

READING

Third grade will be reading The Extra-Good Sunday from Ramona Quimby, Age 8. Our vocabulary strategy is going to be how to use a thesaurus. Our main skill will be understanding characters. The third grade will take a reading test Friday with questions about the vocabulary strategy, understanding characters, and The Extra-Good Sunday from Ramona Quimby, Age 8.

This week, fourth grade will be reading Ecology for Kids. Our vocabulary strategy will be context clues. Our main skill is going to be main idea and details. The fourth grade will take a reading test Friday with questions about the vocabulary strategy, main idea and details, and Ecology for Kids.

MATH

Third grade will have a math test on January 31. We will review on Monday. The rest of the week we will learn about constructing a number line, adding 2-digit numbers, and using estimation to verify the reasonableness of calculated results. STUDY FACTS!

Fourth grade will learn about measuring turns, division with three part answers, mass & weight, classifying triangles, and symmetry. KEEP STUDYING FACTS!

ENGLISH

In English this week we’ll be continue to learn about helping verbs in a sentence, natural and inverted word order, coordinate conjunctions, using compound sentences to correct run-on sentences, and when to use a or an.

SCIENCE

Our next science test is Wednesday, February 1. The rest of the week we will be completing an experiment with soil, water, and food coloring!

SOCIAL STUDIES 

In social studies this week we will learn about an important social studies skill: comparing maps and different scales and we will discuss the islands and people of the Southeast and Gulf States. February 7th is the map test over the South states.

SPELLING  

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

 

Classwork/Homework:

Monday: Third Grade: English Classroom Practice 24, Social Studies Workbook pg 55

Fourth Grade: English Classroom Practice 24, Math Lesson 75-evens, Social Studies Workbook pg 55

Tuesday: Fourth Grade: Lesson 76-odds

Wednesday: Third Grade: English Classroom Practice 25, Math Fact Practice 51B and Homework 51B

Fourth Grade: English Classroom Practice 25, Math Lesson 77-evens

Thursday: Third Grade: Math Fact Practice 52B and Homework 52B

Fourth Grade: Math Lesson 78-odds

Friday: Third Grade: English Checkup 26, Math Fact Practice 53B, Social Studies Workbook pg 58

Fourth Grade: English Checkup 26, Math Lesson 79-evens, Social Studies Workbook pg 58