English Language Arts: We are focusing on building our stamina during literacy workshop. We are reading from various texts, learning strategies to improve our reading, and we are writing in many different formats as well. Our current focus in on non-fiction reading strategies and writing a research essay.
Math: We are working with fractions at this time. We are adding, subtractin, multiplying, and dividing fractions and mixed numbers. It is very important for students to fluently know their multiplication and division facts.
Social Studies:We are now learning about the indigenous people of the western hemisphere. We will spend time examining documents to make hypotheses about how early people lived. We will also explore their cultures and we will examine similarities and differences among the different groups.