Reading -We are continuing to work with Novels, informational articles and other print and electronic texts. We continue to discuss character traits, setting, mood, vocabulary skills, main idea, and the features of nonfiction and fiction texts. Please encourage and challenge your child to read books that are appropriate and rewarding!
Writing-They just finished presenting their Persuasive Essays and are looking to wrap up our unit. We will continue to write in the content areas (science and social studies). Students are also looking at writing comparison pieces.
Spelling-Keep working on those "High Frequency Words" as it relates to their writing. We will continue with patterns and other related word groups.
Suffixes Quiz, 5/25
Math- Students are creating and interpreting data, graphs, etc. We will be moving onto decimals very soon! We will continue to reveiw and focus on word problems in class (as well as previously covered topics) and other previously taught concepts.
Social Studies-We are in the very early stages of examining the impact "Industrialization" had on New York.
Science- We are in the very early stages of beginning to look at Plants!
Students will continue to conduct experiments!