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Week of March 5

Students are working very hard to be Respectful, Organized, Awesome, Responsible, and Safe.  Our class has earned 100 tickets meeting our goal!  We enjoyed a movie last week! 


Class Agenda

Vocabulary Skill:  Shades of Meaning

Comprehension Skill:  Main Idea/Details

Main story:  Sacagawea

Genre:  Biography   

Vocabulary:  territory, accompany, proposed, interpreter, duty, supplies, route, corps, clumsy, landmark

Online vocabulary flashcards:  https://quizlet.com/191644143/journeys-lesson-20-sacagawea-vocabulary-flash-cards/

Students are enjoying our Daily 5 literacy stations.  These stations include: Read to Self, Read to Someone, Word Work, Listen to Reading, and Work on Writing.


In Math, we are still working on a Geometry unit with topics such as quadrilaterals, symmetry, and measuring angles.  Students should practice multiplication facts daily!


Sitton Test:  Thursdays

Core Words:  watch, shell, dry, within, floor

Phonics Skill:  Suffixes- ing, er, est, s, ful, ed


In Grammar, we will finish a unit on Pronouns.  This week we will learn about possessive pronouns and contractions with pronouns.

In writing, students are applying how to use interesting vocabulary and sensory details to create a visual picture in their reader's mind.  We continue to work on persuasive writing.

Indiana History/Science

In Indiana History, we learned about Indiana's involvement in World War I and World War II.  We will also be studying the Civil Rights Movement, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.

In Science, we learned about how scientists use the scientific method to design experiments in order to draw conclusions.  Next, we will begin Chapter 2- Technology and Design.


Specials will rotate each week.
Monday- Library
Tuesday-  Music
Wednesday- P.E.
Thursday- Art

Friday-  Library



Dates to Remember
March 2- Read Across America
March 10- PAWS Toy & Clothing Sale/Craft Bazaar
March 11- Spring forward- Set your clocks!
March 15- Trash for Cash Collection
March 19-23- Snow make-up days all this week
March 26-30- SPRING BREAK!


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Tina Hountz

Created: Dec 1, 2010
Updated: Mar 6, 2018
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Created: Dec 1, 2010
Updated: Mar 6, 2018
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