Week of October 9, 2017
I am still looking for chaperones for the class field trip. Also some students have not turned in permission slips and money for the trip. I need everything by this Friday 10/13.
Spelling Unit 6: Review week. No Spelling test Friday 10/13
Homework week of 10/9
Monday - no school
Tuesday - Spelling p. 42 numbers 1-20
Wednesday - Spelling p. 43 numbers 21-40
Thursday - Spelling p. 44 numbers 41-60
Reminder: Independent book report due November 6, 2017. The independent book report follows the same format we used for Freckle Juice.
Science - life processes; parts of cells; classifying living things
Social Studies - Christopher Columbus; Aztecs; Olmec; Mound Builders
Religion - the Rosary; Apostle's Creed; Liturgical Year; Chapter 1 "We are called to worship"
Reading - "Island of the Blue Dolphins" p. 73-83
Vocabulary: gnawed, headland, kelp, lair, ravine, shellfish, sinew, brackish, cove, deafening
Skills: theme and setting; dictionary/glossary; character and plot; SPQ3R (survey, predict, question, read, recite, review)
Writing: p.85 Write Now - Friendly Letter - In Island of the Blue Dolphins, the narrator describes a place as she might in a letter to a friend. Think about a place you could describe. Now write a friendly letter about the place.
Science in Reading - p. 86-89 Seven Survival Questions (Make a list of Karana's top five tips)
English - review format of a friendly letter; independent and dependent clauses