April 20th- 24th

Tentative Schedule

Spelling Pretest on Monday

Art on Tuesday

Spelling Test on Friday

 

Reading/ Language Arts

Reading Theme: Rainforest

Story: Poetry/ MCA Practice/ On the Banks of Plum Creek

Focus Skill: Main Idea/Details

Word Study:  Synonyms/Antonyms

Fluency: Convey Emotion and Meaning

Listening: Critical Listening

 

Social Studies

Chapter 6.1-6.3


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April 13th-17th

Tentative Schedule

Spelling Pretest on Monday

*Social Test on Monday*

Art on Tuesday

Nutritionist on Thursday

Spelling Test on Friday

 

Reading/ Language Arts

Reading Theme: Under the Canopy

Story: Magic School Bus in the Rainforest, Poetry

Focus Skill: Story Elements, Poetry

Word Study:  Synonyms/Antonyms

Fluency: Convey Emotion and Meaning

Listening: Critical Listening

 

Social Studies

Chapter 5 Test

Chapter 6.1-6.2


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April 6th-10th

Tentative Schedule

No School on Monday~ Easter Break

MCA-Math on Tuesday

Banking Day on Wednesday

Nutritionist on Thursday

No T.S. on Thursday

No School on Friday~ Teacher Inservice

 

Reading/ Language Arts

Reading Theme: Under the Canopy

Story: One Day in the Tropical Rainforest

Focus Skill: Fact and Opinion, Figurative Language~Idioms

Word Study: Subject/Verb Agreement, Contractions, Synonyms/Antonyms

Fluency: Convey Emotion and Meaning

Listening: Critical Listening

 

Social Studies

Chapter 5

5.5/Review


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March 30th- April 3rd

Tentative Schedule

Spelling Pretest on Monday

Class Picture on Tuesday

Art on Thursday

Spelling Test on Thursday

No School on Friday

 

Reading/ Language Arts

Reading Theme: Under the Canopy

Story: The Great Kapok Tree, Rainforest  Secrets, One Day in the Tropical Rainforest

Focus Skill: Fact and Opinion, Figurative Language~Idioms

Word Study: Pronouns, Adjectives

Fluency: Convey Emotion and Meaning

Listening: Critical Listening

 

Writing:

Tall Tales (Publishing)

 

Social Studies

Chapter 5

5.3-5.4


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March 24th-27th

Tentative Schedule

Spelling Pretest on Tuesday

Art on Thursday

March Book Report due Friday, March 27th

Spelling Test on Friday

 

Reading/ Language Arts

Reading: Under the Canopy

Story: The Great Kapok Tree, One Day in the Tropical Rainforest

Focus Skill: Fact and Opinion, Figurative Language~Idioms

Word Study: Pronouns, Adjectives

Fluency: Convey Emotion and Meaning

Listening: Critical Listening

 

Writing:

Tall Tales (Publishing)

 

Social Studies

Chapter 5

5.1-5.2


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March 16th- 20th

Tentative Schedule

No Spelling words this week

Art on Wednesday

March Book Report due Friday, March 27th

 

Reading/ Language Arts

Reading: Explorers Arrive

Story: Ice Island, Iditarod Stories

Focus Skill: Figurative Language

Word Study: Abbreviations/ Pronouns

Fluency: Use Punctuation to Inform Meaning

Listening: Strategic Listening

 

Writing:

Tall Tales (Revising)

 

Social Studies

Finish Chapter 4 Test/Corrections

Begin Chapter 5


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March 9th-13th

Tentative Schedule

Spelling Pretest on Monday

Art on Wednesday

Social Test Thursday/Friday

Spelling Test on Friday

 

Reading/ Language Arts

Reading: Explorers Arrive

Story: Exploring the Explorers/ Iditarod

Focus Skill: Figurative Language

Vocabulary: anniversary, valuable, civilization, passage, historian

Word Study: Abbreviations

Fluency: Use Punctuation to Inform Meaning

Listening: Strategic Listening

 

Writing:

Tall Tales

 

Social Studies

Lesson 4.4

Chapter 4 Test


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March 2nd-6th

Tentative Schedule

Spelling Pretest on Monday

Art on Wednesday

Nutritionist and Counselor Visit on Thursday

Spelling Test on Friday

 

Reading/ Language Arts

Reading: Explorers Arrive

Story: Jessie Oonark: Inuit Artist

Focus Skill: Interesting vs Important Facts

Vocabulary: claimed, injured, foreign, explorer, cargo

Word Study: Contractions

Fluency: Use Punctuation to Inform Meaning

Listening: Strategic Listening

 

Writing:

Tall Tales

 

Grammar:

Contractions

 

Social Studies

Biography Corrections

Chapt. 4.3-4.4


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Feb. 23rd-27th

Tentative Schedule

Spelling Pretest on Monday

Skippy and Dave Assembly Tuesday at 2:10

Art on Wednesday

Spelling Bee Thursday at 8:45

Spelling Test on Friday

 

Reading/ Language Arts

Reading: Explorers Arrive

Story: Jessie Oonark: Inuit Artist

Focus Skill: Interesting vs Important Facts

Vocabulary: claimed, injured, foreign, explorer, cargo

Word Study: Contractions

Fluency: Use Punctuation to Inform Meaning

Listening: Strategic Listening

 

Writing:

Editing and Biography

 

Grammar:

Contractions

 

Social Studies

Biographies

Chapt. 4.2-4.4


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Feb. 16th-20th

Tentative Schedule

No School on Monday!

Spelling Pretest on Tuesday

MCA-Math Practice on Wednesday

Spelling Test on Friday

 

Reading/ Language Arts

Reading: Native People of North America

Story: It’s Only Natural

Focus Skill: Compare/Contrast

Vocabulary: plain, survival, surplus, vegetation, resource

Word Study: Prefix re- and pre-

Fluency: Read in Phrases

Listening: Precise Listening

 

Writing:

Editing and Biography

 

Grammar:

Review Pronouns

 

Social Studies

Biographies

Chapt. 4.1-4.2


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