Mrs. Peterson Week of January 25, 2016 Class News Math Students will begin Topic 8. They will only complete part of the lessons in this chapter. There will be no assessment given for this topic. What We’re Learning Reading- Students will continue to work in our mystery unit. They will define mystery vocabulary, read like detectives, create suspect lists, find clues, and determine the character’s motivation. Writing- Writers will continue our persuasive writing unit. Students will choose words to evoke emotion, revise, set goals, and gather evidence. Social Studies There will be a test on Social Studies chapter 11 on Friday, January 29th. Math- This week students will begin topic 8. They will identify patterns in the addition table, use place value and a number line to round, use rounding or compatible numbers to estimate a sum and difference, and solve one-step and two-step problems. Social Studies- Students will have a guest Parent Reminder: We have library on Days 6 and 9. speaker come to talk to them about their job in city hall, review for the test, and experience how attending public meetings helps people have a voice in their community. Please send in recorders on days 2,5, and 11 Literacy Tip: Ask your child to tell who the detective is in the story. Math Tip: When reading a word problem ask what the problem wants you to find. Mrs. Heather Peterson 610-627-6838 Email address: [email protected] Please contact me with any questions or concerns. Homework Encore Schedule Monday: Snow Day Tuesday: Day 12: Art Wednesday: Day 1: Gym Thursday: Day 2: Music Friday: Day 3: Art Monday 1/25 Snow Day Tuesday 1/26 _____ Math pg. 415/416 (all odd # problems) _____ 30 minutes of reading Wednesday 1/27 _____ Math pg. 421/422 (all odd # problems) _____ 30 minutes of KidBiz Thursday 1/28 _____ Math pg. 439/440 (all odd # problems) _____ 30 minutes of reading Upcoming Dates Lincoln Peirce Money Due 1/28 Birthdays HOW TO HELP AT HOME: Please continue to make sure your child is filling out their log for reading each night. Please help them practice their math facts in Tools for Success.