During this 3rd nine weeks we are working on various skills in the classroom.
Math -We are currently working on fractions. We are multiplying, dividing, adding and subtracting. We are learning how to model multiplication of fractions and also decimals. We are also working hard to conceptualize that fractions and decimals are both parts of a whole number. MAFS.5.NBT2.7 We can subtract, multiply, add and divide fractions.
***For Extra credit in math, students can do 1hr 30mins in IXL for +5 points up on their assignments.
ELA- In language arts we are working to understand text evidence and how an autor uses it to get a point across.
Standard LAFS.5.RI 3.8 Explain how an author uses reasons and evident to support points in text.
Writing- We are currently working to find text evidence and include it in our writing. We are learning to include the evidence but to also react to the evidence as well. We are learning to write persuasive essays.
***** Students need to be reading everyday after school. I expect that my students will read a million words this year before spring break!!! Please be sure to encourage your child to read a lot and often.
Science- Students are studying the earth in space. We have been learning about our solar system and how it fits into our galaxy and also the universe.
Social Studies- We are studying the American revolution.
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