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Math: Length, weight/mass, capacity, and finding equivalencies with the metric system Geography: History of the Northeast Region Language Arts: Main Idea & Details
Posted by ivancieb  On Oct 21, 2019 at 3:07 PM
Math: Finding the area of triangles & exploring volume Language Arts: Wrapping up personal narrative writing & identifying text features Geography: Exploring the Northeast Region, focusing on its early history. 
Posted by ivancieb  On Oct 14, 2019 at 10:26 AM
Math: Testing multiplication and division on Tuesday. Beginning measurement.  Language Arts: Writing a personal narrative.  Geography: Northeast region of the U.S. 
Posted by ivancieb  On Oct 07, 2019 at 1:33 PM
Math: We'll be finishing division, focusing on estimating with division and interpreting the remainder. We'll start reviewing for our upcoming unit test (we plan to test multiplication & division on Tuesday 10/8).  Geography: Talking about the five themes of geography and the continents.  Language Arts: Finding the theme of a story and summarizing fiction. 
Posted by ivancieb  On Sep 30, 2019 at 8:06 AM
Math: Wrapping up multiplication by reviewing strategies as well as word problems and area. Starting division strategies! Language Arts: Wrapping up genre and continuing with story elements.  Geography: The five themes of geography Special Events:  We'll be going to the Book Fair on Monday during Specials I hope to see everyone at Back to School night on Thursday!
Posted by ivancieb  On Sep 22, 2019 at 11:51 AM
Math: Multiplication strategies (2 digit by 1 digit numbers) and finding area. We are taking timed multiplication facts tests every day to earn our multiplication party. Students are tracking their progress and are very excited! Language Arts: Exploring genre and story elements. Starting our first reading groups of the year.  Geography: Cardinal directions, hemispheres, latitude & longitude, GPS. 
Posted by ivancieb  On Sep 15, 2019 at 5:42 PM
Math: Testing addition/subtraction and starting multiplication/division! Language Arts: Exploring plot and genre Geography: Wrapping up different types of maps and parts of maps. 
Posted by ivancieb  On Sep 09, 2019 at 8:54 PM
Math: Addition and subtraction word problems and perimeter. Practicing multiplication facts. Language Arts: Practicing Reader's Workshop procedures (whole group lesson and stations). Geography: Types of maps.
Posted by ivancieb  On Aug 29, 2019 at 3:17 PM
Math: Pre-tests and more pre-tests! We will be taking a probability pre-test on the first day of school and then the Math SGA on Tuesday. We will be reviewing addition, subtraction, and estimation. Geography: What is a map and how do we use one? What are different types of maps? We will also be exploring our Junior Geographer Atlas. Language Arts: Setting up vocabulary notebooks and reading binders. We will be talking about how to choose a good fit book, writing about our summer vacations, and starting guided reading.
Posted by ivancieb  On Aug 22, 2019 at 4:48 PM