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SELECTION VOCABULARY
Chapter 13 Vocabulary
area the number of square units needed to cover a flat surfacebase any side of a twodimensional figure
formula a set of symbols that expresses a mathematical rule
height the measure of a perpendicular from the base to the top of a
twodimensional figure
perimeter the distance around a figure
square unit a unit of area with dimensions of 1 unit x 1 unit
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SPELLING
No new words this week
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JOURNAL & HANDWRITING
 Journal: Daily, students will write at least five complete and interesting sentences to a given prompt. They will be graded on their focus, organization, support, and conventions.
 Handwriting: Once we have finished learning all cursive letters, students will practice through spelling and select classroom assignments. FYI: Their traceandcopy cursive papers are highlighted based on how they are forming their letters. The following are some of the reasons their words may get highlighted: for going above or below the lines; not retracing over their lines, but instead forming a loop where there shouldn’t be one; not dotting i’s or crossing t’s; picking up the pencil and making stray marks that make the letters look “hairy”; not slanting their letters properly, etc. They have been told to look at my example and trace it before writing their own. They may retrace my example as many times as needed in order to get the right feel of the letter(s).
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MATH
Chapter 13: Area & Perimeter
 perimeter (rectangle)
 area (rectangle)
Chapter 13 Vocabulary
area the number of square units needed to cover a flat surfacebase any side of a twodimensional figure
formula a set of symbols that expresses a mathematical rule
height the measure of a perpendicular from the base to the top of a
twodimensional figure
perimeter the distance around a figure
square unit a unit of area with dimensions of 1 unit x 1 unit
REVIEW:
Chapter 1: Place Value, Addition, and Subtraction to One Million
 model place value relationships
 read and write numbers
 compare and order numbers
 round numbers
 rename numbers
 add whole numbers (with regrouping)
 subtract whole numbers (with regrouping)
 problem solving/comparison problems with addition and subtraction
Chapter 2: Multiply by 1Digit Numbers
*students must master partial products/area model
 multiply using mental math
 problem solving/mutlistep multiplication problems
 solve multistep problems using equations
 estimate products
 multiply using the Distributive Property
 multiply using expanded form
 multiply using partial products
 multiplication comparisons
 comparison problems
 multiply tens, hundreds, and thousands
Chapter 3: Multiply 2Digit Numbers
*students must use the area model and/or partial products strategies when working multiplication problems
 multiply by tens
 estimate products
 area models and partial products
 multiply using partial products
 choose a multiplication method taught in class
 problem solving/multiply 2digit numbers
Chapter 4: Divide by 1Digit Numbers
*students must master the partial quotients strategy
 model division with regrouping
 multistep division problems
 estimate quotients using compatible numbers
 division and the distributive property
 divide using repeated subtraction
 divide using partial quotients
 estimate quotients using multiples
 remainders
 interpret the remainder
 divide tens, hundreds, and thousands
Chapter 5: Factors, Multiples, and Patterns
 model factors
 factors and divisibility
 common factors
 factors and multiples
 prime and composite numbers
 algebra/number patterns
Chapter 6: Fraction Equivalence and Comparison
 equivalent fractions
 generate equivalent fractions
 simplest form
 common denominators
 problem solving/find equivalent fractions
 compare fractions using benchmarks
 compare fractions
 compare and order fractions
Chapter 7: Add and Subtract Fractions
 add and subtract parts of a whole
 write fractions as sums
 add fractions using models
 subtract fractions using models
 add and subtract fractions
 rename fractions and mixed numbers
 add and subtract mixed numbers
 subtraction with renaming
 fractions and properties of addition
 multistep fraction problems
Chapter 8: Multiply Fractions by Whole Numbers
 line plots (a quick sidestep before tackling Chapter 8)
 multiples of unit fractions
 multiples of fractions
 multiply a fraction by a whole number using models
 multiply a fraction or mixed number by a whole number
 comparison problems with fractions
Chapter 9: Relate Fractions and Decimals
 relate tenths and decimals
 relate hundredths and decimals
 equivalent fractions and decimals
 relate fractions, decimals, and money
 problem solving/money
 add fractional parts of 10 and 100
 compare decimals
Chapter 10: TwoDimesional Figures
 lines, rays, and angles
 classify triangles
 parallel lines and perpendicular lines
 classify quadrilaterals
 line symmetry
 find and draw lines of symmetry
 problem solving/shape patterns
Chapter 11: Angles
 angles and fractional parts of a circle
 degrees
 measure and draw angles
 join and separate angles
 unknown angle measures
Chapter 12: Relative Sizes of Measurement Units
 measurement benchmarks
 customary units of length
 customary units of weight
 customary units of liquid volume
 line plots
 metric measurement benchmarks
 metric units of length
 metric units of mass
 metric units of liquid volume
 units of time
 converting mixed measures in customary units
 converting mixed measures in metric units
MILLER'S HOMEROOM: Multiplication Tables: Weekly Multiplication Tests: The students voted on the following schedule:
 0’s (tested 8/14)
 1’s (tested 8/14)
 2’s (tested 8/23)
 5’s (tested 8/30)
 10’s (tested 9/6)
 11’s (tested 9/13)
 3’s (tested 9/20)
 12’s (tested 9/27)
 4’s (tested 10/4)
 9’s (tested 10/11)
 6’s (tested 10/18)
 7’s (tested 10/25)
 8’s (tested 11/1)
All tables have been tested. Now students need to make up any they are lacking.
DICKEY'S HOMEROOM: Multiplication Tables: Weekly Multiplication Tests: The students voted on the following schedule:
 0’s (tested 8/14)
 1’s (tested 8/14)
 2’s (tested 8/23)
 5’s (tested 8/30)
 10’s (tested 9/6)
 9’s (tested 9/13)
 11’s (tested 9/20)
 7’s (tested 9/27)
 3’s (tested 10/4)
 4’s (tested 10/11)
 6’s (tested 10/18)
 8’s (tested 10/25)
 12’s (tested 11/1)
All tables have been tested. Now students need to make up any they are lacking.
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SCIENCE
Food Chain Notes:
1.) herbivores animals that eat ONLY plants
2.) carnivores animals that eat ONLY other animals or only meat
3.) omnivores animals that eat BOTH plants & animals
4.) Animals get their energy from the plants and animals they eat.
5.) The sun is the beginning of the food chain and provides light and heat for the earth.
6.) Consumers are animals that cannot produce their own food.
7.) A dead animal turning into a skeleton is an example of the decaying cycle.
8.) A larger aggressive animal is attacking a smaller animal. The larger animal is known as the predator, and the smaller animal is known as the prey.
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Heredity
1) PLANTS: can make their own food; do not move locations; use carbon dioxide
ANIMALS: can't make their own food; move locations; use oxygen
BOTH: grow and change; need air; need water2) heredity the passing of traits, or characteristics, from parents to their offspring (skin color, body shape, number of legs, etc.)
3) Two kinds of traits animals have: inherited & acquired.
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INHERITED:
4) Many animals inherit traits from two parents. Offspring will be similar to both parents, but not be exactly like either parent. A long beak is an inherited characteristic that enables a woodpecker to gather its food, but the woodpecker won’t look exactly like either parent.5) Many animal behaviors, or actions, are also inherited. (a bird’s ability to fly)
6) More complex inherited behaviors are called instincts. Instincts help animals:
 find or catch food (spider’s ability to make a certain kind of web)
 protect themselves (thorns on a rose bush)
 reproduce (salmon return to streams where they hatched to lay their eggs)
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ACQUIRED:
7) Not all traits are inherited. Some are acquired or gained because of:
 behaviors or factors in the environment (topi with one horn)
 from their diet (flamingos turning pink)
 learning (capuchin monkeys learning to crack open a nut using a heavy rock)8) adaptation the ability of a living thing to adjust to its environment in order to survive (a baby deer has spots on its back for camouflage; cactus plants have thick skins and require little water)
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9) migration when an animal moves from one location to another during different seasons10) hibernation to spend the winter in close quarters in a dormant condition (bears, etc.)
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Life Cycles
1) life cycle – from the time an animal or plant is born until it dies
*2) Complete metamorphosis (change) has four stages of the life cycle (ELPA):
1) egg
2) larva
3) pupa
4) adult*3) Incomplete metamorphosis (change) has three stages of the life cycle (ENA). One example is the grasshopper.
1) egg
2) nymph
3) adult*To help remember complete and incomplete metamorphosis, think of the movie "Frozen" with Elsa (ELPA) and Ana (ENA).
4) When a tadpole changes into a frog during its life cycle, this is called metamorphosis.
5) When a nymph sheds its outer covering it is known as molting.
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Plant Life Cycles & Parts
1) life cycle – from the time an animal or plant is born until it dies
2) The life cycle of a plant:
1) seeds
2) roots
3) stems
4) leaves
5) flowers
6) fruit3) Pollen grains & egg cells join in the flower in order to make seeds.
4) Pollen must travel from the stamen to the pistil.
5) Pollination is helped by water, insects, and wind.
6) Plants like ferns use spores to reproduce.
7) Germination is when a baby plant comes out of a seed.
8) Seeds need warmth, moisture, and air to germinate.
9) Some examples of nonflowering seedbearing plants are cypress trees and pine trees.