We have moved on to fractions in math. Please continue to practice multiplication flashcards at home. IXL this week is W1 and W5. The Ash Wednesday mass is at 10:00 AM *Conduct grades are posted in the Religion section of Power School and reflect conduct demonstrated throughout the day. Learning topics
Religion: How we celebrate the Mass
Math: Fractions: equal parts and equal shares
Reading: Using graphic organizers with fiction and nonfiction texts
Spelling: Unit 4.3: au, aw, al, ough
Grammar: contractions with 'not'
Writing: fiction adventure story: Floating Down a River
Feb. 26: Ash Wednesday 10AM March 11: Dress down March 25: Spirit Wear
Scholastic Book Order Class Code for online orders: H 4 N X M
Units of Study
Religion: We Believe Sadlier Unit 1: Jesus Gives Us the Church Ch. 1 God Sends Us His Own Son: Blessed Trinity, Incarnation, prophet, Apostle, public ministry, repent, disciple Ch. 2 Jesus Teaches Us About God's Love: crucifixion, resurrection, Kingdom of God Ch. 3 Christ Will Come Again: Heaven, second coming, Last Judgement Ch. 4 The Church Begins: mission, Ascension, Pentecost, church, Christians Ch. 5 We Learn About the Early Church: Acts of the Apostles, martyrs, Gospel, Saints Ch. 6 The Church Year: Advent, Christmas, Lent, The Three Days, Easter, Ordinary Time Ch. 7 Ordinary Time Unit 2: We Are Members of the Church Ch. 8 The Church Has Four Marks: bishops, dioceses, pope, marks of the Church Ch. 9 The Church Teaches Us: Apostle's Creed, justice Ch. 10 The Church Prays: prayer, synagogue, liturgy, pilgrimages Ch. 11 The Parish Is Our Home: parish, pastor, deacon Ch. 12 God Calls Us to Holiness: vocation, laypeople, vows Ch. 13 Advent Ch. 14 Christmas Unit 3: The Church Leads Us in Worship Ch. 15We Celebrate the Sacraments: sacrament, grace, Original Sin, Sacraments of Christian Initiation Ch. 16 Celebrating Eucharist: Passover, Eucharist, Mass, sacrifice, assembly Ch. 17 We Worship at Mass: Introductory Rites, Liturgy of the Word, Liturgy of the Eucharist, Concluding Rites Ch. 18 Celebrating Penance and Reconciliation: sin, conscience Ch. 19 We Pray for Healing and Eternal Life: Oil of the Sick, eternal life, funeral Mass Ch. 20 Lent Ch. 21 The Three Days Unit 4: We Are Called to Discipleship Ch. 22 We Continue the Work of Jesus: Holy Spirit, justice Ch. 23 The Church Respects All People: covenant, ecumenism Ch. 24 The Church is Worldwide: Rite Ch. 25 We Are God's People: saints, Communion of Saints, Immaculate Conception, Assumption Ch. 26 The Kingdom of God Continues to Grow: parable, miracles Ch. 27 Easter
Math: Go Math Place Value (teacher-created unit) : Even and odd numbers; Count, read, and write numbers to 100,000: expanded form, standard form, word form; compare and order numbers Chapter 1: Addition and Subtraction within 1,000: round to the nearest 10 and 100 to estimate; add and subtract three digits with regrouping; use the commutative property of addition and associative property to make addition easier (ex. in 2 + 6 + 8, make a ten with 8 and 2 first.) Chapter 2: Represent and Interpret Data: Read, make, and interpret picture graphs, and bar graphs. Tell how many more and less. Chapter 3: Understand multiplication: create equal groups; model with arrays; skip count; multiply with 1 and 0 Chapter 4: Multiplication facts and strategies : multiply with 2 - 9; associative and distributive properties; multiplication table patterns Chapter 5: Use multiplication facts: Identify patterns; determine unknown numbers; multiply by 10 Chapter 6: Understand division: use drawings and counters to break objects into equal groups Chapter 7: Division facts and strategies: skip count to find the quotient Chapter 8: Understand Fractions: intro to fractions-draw fractions; use fraction tiles and charts Chapter 9: Compare Fractions: Find equivalent fractions; compare and order fractions by size Chapter 10: Time, Length, Liquid Volume and Mass: Tell time to the minute; measure elapsed time; measure length using inches; measure using liters, grams, kilograms Chapter 11: Perimeter and Area Measure perimeter and area using nonstandard measurements Chapter 12: Two-Dimensional Shapes Identify, describe, and classify 2-D shapes; name types of lines and angles
Science: Interactive Science
PHYSICAL SCIENCE Chapter 1: Forces and Motion What can magnetic force move? What is motion? Who was Isaac Newton? How does force affect motion? What is gravity?
Chapter 2: Energy and Its Forms What are some forms of energy? How does energy change form? How do light and matter interact? What are heat and light energy? What is sound energy? What is electrical energy?
LIFE SCIENCE Chapter 3: Plants How can you classify plants? How do plants use leaves to make food? How do plants use roots and stems to grow? How do plants use flowers or cones to reproduce? What are the life cycles of some plants?
EARTH SCIENCE Chapter 6: Weather Patterns What is the water cycle? What are weather and climate? What tools are used to measure weather?
Vocabulary: climate, weather, precipitation, water cycle, severe weather
Social Studies Unit 1: The Geography of Michigan: cardinal directions, state, county, natural characteristics, human characteristics, peninsula, sand dune, Great Lakes, bay, vegetation, climate, temperature, precipitation, lighthouse, natural resources, fertile soil, iron ore, copper, limestone, renewable resources Unit 2: The Economy of Michigan: Human resources , capital resources, natural resources, economics, scarcity, opportunity cost, trade, goods, services, taxes, fees, fines Unit 3: The Early History of Michigan: Native Americans, Three Fires, Anishnaabeg, French fur trade, Toledo strip, British, pioneers, Unit 4: The Growth of Michigan: farming, lumbering, mining, auto industry, manufacturing, entrepreneurs Unit 5: The Government of Michigan: representative government, senator, representative, county, governor, local vs. state laws, branches of government
Writing: Being a Writer Unit 1: The Writing Community: Generate ideas for writing based on books by published authors. Unit 2: The Writing Process: Choose a piece of writing to revise, edit, and publish. Unit 3: Personal Narrative Unit 4: Fiction Unit 5: Expository Nonfiction Unit 6: Functional Nonfiction (i.e. write directions for how to do something)
VOCABULARY Vocabulary Workshop Workbook consists of 18 units with 10 words per unit. Some pages are assigned as homework. Unit 1: allow, bitter, common, faint, firm, force, goal, patient, prefer, trace
Language ArtsTreasures Daily practice in reading, grammar, and spelling using a basal reader and workbooks