Ancient Greece
    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, Sparta
    Athens as a city-state: the beginnings of democracy
    Persian Wars: Marathon and Thermopylae
    Olympic Games
    Worship of God and Goddesses
    Great Thinkers: Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle
    Alexander the Great
    The final assessment fore this unit will be Friday, November 1, 2019.
  • MATH

    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)



    Math Corrections

    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 Literacy
    This weeks genre:
    Comprehension Strategies:
    - Predicting
    - Summarizing
    - Adjusting reading speed
    - Asking questions
    - Clarifying
    - Making Connections
    - Read with a writers eye
    Spelling Words:

     Final spelling assessment will be Monday, October 21, 2019

    1. bird

    2. chores

    3. short

    4. antlers

    5. snored

    6. stork

    7. purple

    8. whirling

    9. perched

    10. explore

    Challenge Words:

    11. ignored

    12. forest

    13. mother

    14. served

    15. flowers

     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 Policy
    Reading 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%.