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Reading   Unit 1 Week 3

Title:  Camping with the President

Genre: Narrative Nonfiction

Comprehension Strategy: Ask and Answer questions

Comprehension Skill: Cause and Effect

Vocabulary Strategy:  Homographs

Vocabulary: debris, emphasis, encounter, generations, indicated, naturalist, sheer, spectacular

Spelling Skill: different /u/ sounds

Book Reports

September:  Realistic Fiction 

October: Fantasy/Fairytale/Myth/FolkTale

November:  Expository Text

December:  Holiday Book 

January:  Poem

February:  Historical Fiction

March:  Free Choice

April/May:  Biography/Autobiography

Math Unit 1   Addition and Subtraction with Fractions  Test on Tuesday, September 29th

We are going to strat with like denominators and then move to different denominators.  We will also do mixed numbers.  I have assigned the KHAN Academy lessons that go with this chapter.  Students are welcome to work on these throughout the unit for reinforcement.

If your student has completed the math homework at school, they should do KHAN academy for 20 minutes at home.  

Multiplication facts are  extremely important.  There are some things in life that just need to be memorized.  Please practice multiplication facts with your child whenever you get a chance.  6s, 7s, 8s, and 9s are the ones they struggle with the most.  The better they know their facts, the easier learning the concepts will be.   

Social Studies

Newspaper 3 American Foundations

Science Physical Science

Lesson 1 Earth's Place in Space

Investigation A: What do we know about Earth and space Systems?

Investigation B: Can I describe features of planets in our solar system?  Currently making planet posters to present next week.

Investigation C:  How do the sun, Earth, and moon make a system?


  
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