Friday, January 22, 2016

January 25 - 29

M - Media
T - P.E. (Remember to bring skates and a helmet.  Mr. Halvarson does have some extra skates if students do not have them)
W - Music
Th - Art,
F - P.E./Media, PACER Puppet program

Math -
Students will:
8.1 - Recognize the difference between a centimeter and a square centimeter.  Determine whether a situation involves finding area or perimeter.
8.2 - Recognize that rectangles with the same perimeter can have different areas.
8.3 - Use formulas for finding the area and perimeter of rectangles.

Reading - Unit 5, week 2 has our students doing a genre study on Trickster Tales.  Trickster tales tell a make-believe fictional story about a character and the tricks that character plays on others.

Word Study -
Students will:
* Identify long i patterns in words with more than one syllable: y as long i, iCe, and open i-
*Hear accented syllables and understand that the long vowel patterns are often in accented syllables
* Read and write words with long i patterns and indicate the accented syllable

Social Studies - We have finished up our unit on community leaders and students have now chosen someone to write a biography on.  Over the next few days, the students will be gathering facts about their person and will create something to share their findings with the class.

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