LA – The kids should be finished their title pages, chpt. 1-4 questions in full sentence answers, and the reading response for chapters 1-5.
MATH – Our fraction unit test is on Tuesday, October 1st. Ask your child if they can reduce 3/15 or 12/16. (Hint – think divide!) Ask them to draw a picture showing 2 2/3 and to give you the improper fraction. Can they add mixed fractiuons like 1 1/2 + 2 2/3 or compare which fraction is greater between 1/3 and 2/5 ?
SOCIAL STUDIES – They will have their chapter one tests returned next week.
SCIENCE – The chapter 4 test is on Tuesday, Oct. 1st. Vocabulary so far: cells, tissues, organs, systems, digestion, nutrients, and the digestive process (mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine & colon. New words: The Respiratory System, oxygen, trachea, lungs and diaphragm.
Know how these systems are related. Don’t get the esophagus mixed up with the trachea!
FRENCH – Quizzes were returned Thursday. I was pleased with the results!
PE – We are working on improving our soccer skills and distance running. Participation, effort and sportsmanship all contribute to the letter grade earned each term.
ART – Pointillism is the current project. New project next week.
Book orders are due Tuesday as well.
Have a great weekend!