JANUARY 7, 2011 Our Reading focus skill this week was summarizing. We also continued to practiced Making Inferences We are finally getting to read Because of Winn Dixie. In grammar we are beginning a 3 week study of adjectives….how to use them to describe nouns. We are working on our next writing piece……it will be a DIGITAL STORY!! More details to come but the kids are excited about this project!! Social Studies We are beginning our African American History unit of study with read alouds from the slavery time period. Our next unit in Science is Physical Science Is Force and Motion. Experiments include: Understanding heat is energy How heat is transferred through solids, liquids and gases. Which materials are good conductors and insulators. MULTIPLICATION!!! We are setting individual GOALS for our multiplication masters REWARD. Please check your child’s SAFARI BINDER for their GOALWe are working with area and perimeter in Investigations Unit 4 and we are working with Division in EnVisions Topic 8. Calendar Math is a daily review of all major math concepts.