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November 27-December 1, 2017

  Important Dates-

  • Friday, December 1- Spelling Test (Silent Letters), Fresh Read Assessment, Reading Selection Test- “Aguinaldo”,  Topic 9 Math Test, States and Capitals Test, Reading Logs Due, Math Homework Contract Due

* The student AR Goals for the second nine weeks are set at 12 points.  AR goals will count as a reading test grade for mid-term and for the nine weeks.  Students should have the entire goal met by the end of the nine weeks (12 pts.-December 15).

* Reading logs are due on Friday of each week. This is part of your child’s reading grade.

Spelling– (Silent Letters)

wrinkle, wriggle, wrapper, wrench, answer, knead, knives, known, kneel, knew, plumber, combs, thumbs, lambs, condemn, resign, doubtful, hour, honesty, honor

Challenge Words- knuckles, wrestle, wreckage, knowledge, assignment

Language Arts- Unit 2- Lesson 7- “Plural Possessive Nouns”

Reading- Genre- Realistic Fiction- “Remembering Hurricane Katrina” & “Aguinaldo” Skills- Point of View and Visualizing

Words to Know- assigned, generosity, gingerly, mature, organizations, residents, scattered, selective

Math- Topic 9- Number Sense: Dividing by 1-Digit Divisors

Students should be studying multiplication facts nightly.

Science- Chapter 3 Adaptations

 * Words to know-basic needs, adaptation, natural selection, instinct, hibernation, migration, learned behavior, fossil, extinction

Social Studies-States and capitals- Hawaii-Honolulu, Idaho-Boise, Illinois-Springfield, Indiana- Indianapolis, Iowa-Des Moines (Students will be responsible for learning 5 states and capitals each week.  We will have a test on Friday.  There will be a cumulative test on all 50 states and capitals after we have studied all of them.)

Thanks for your support!

Kristi Morgan