CORE KNOWLEDGEAncient GreeceBIG IDEA:The Greeks developed a rich and varied civilization, many aspects of which have been passed down to subsequent generations.Students will learn about:Geography: Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea, Crete, SpartaAthens as a city-state: the beginnings of democracyPersian Wars: Marathon and ThermopylaeOlympic GamesWorship of God and GoddessesGreat Thinkers: Socrates, Plato, and AristotleAlexander the GreatThe final assessment fore this unit will be Friday, November 1, 2019.
This week students will:
- Counting Dimes, Nickels, and Pennies
- Identifying a Line of Symmetry
- Creating a Symmetrical Design
- Adding Two-Digit Numbers Using Dimes and Pennies (Part 1)
Students are able to make corrections on all math assessments, both fact and written, for half credit.
Graded math homework may also be corrected and returned for full credit.
Corrected assessments and homework must be returned within one week of being sent home.
Open Court LiteracyThis weeks genre:NO UNIT THIS WEEKStories:Comprehension Strategies:- Predicting- Summarizing- Adjusting reading speed- Asking questions- Clarifying- Making Connections- Read with a writers eyeSpelling Words:
Final spelling assessment will be Monday, October 21, 2019
A pre-test will be given each week. If a student receives a 100% on the pre-test (excluding the challenge words) they will be tested on the challenge words only on the final test.Spelling words will be updated each week after the final assessment is given.Please refer to the date listed above for the final spelling test date.Spelling City is a great tool to help practice spelling words. Please check it out and see if it would be a new and exciting way to practice spelling.Reading Log and Fluency Log Late PolicyReading and Fluency logs that are turned in on time, Friday for Fluency Logs and Tuesday for Reading Logs, will receive full credit. Logs turned in late will receive a 10% deduction for each late day, until the Friday of that week. Any logs not turned in by the Friday of the week they were due will receive a 0%.