Math: Unit 6: Feb. 13 – March 10 (Test March 10)
2/13- 2/17: Place Value to 999,999, comparing numbers
2/21- 2/24: Rounding numbers, estimating sums and differences
2/27- 3/3: Add and subtract two whole numbers, number properties, solve word problems (+, -, x)
3/6-3/10: Make change from $5.00 or less, review, test
Unit Vocab: comparing, greater than, less than, digit, equal to, equality, ones, tens, hundreds, thousands, ten thousands, hundred thousands, round, place value, inequality, estimate, same, sum, difference, minus, equal, plus
Reading: Unit 5: Feb. 27 – March 17 (Test March 17)
2/27 – 3/3: Realistic Fiction, Making connections, drawing conclusions
3/6 – 3/10: Adventure Stories, making predictions, using a map to answer questions
3/13 – 3/17: Author’s Purpose, context clues, abbreviations, contractions
Social Studies: Ancient Civilizations – Ancient Greece
*Please see students’ Social Studies Notebook and study guide for essential concepts students will need to know.
Vocabulary: Ancient, Contribution(3.1) Direct Democracy(3.1) Representative democracy(3.1) Characteristics(3.4) Natural Resources(3.7) Human Resources(3.7) Capital Resources(3.7) Producers(3.7) Goods(3.7) Services(3.7)
Week of 1/17-1/27
Math: This week – Elapsed Time
Vocab: analog clock, digital clock, elapsed time, hour, minute
Next Week – 3D Geometry, Liquid Volume
Vocab: 3.14 Angle, Circle, Cone, cube, Cylinder, edge, Face, line, line segment, plane / solid, figures, point, polygon, rectangle, rectangular prism, square, square pyramid, sphere, triangle vertex/vertices 3.9 Cup, Gallon, grams, kilograms, liquid volume, liter, mass, metric units, ounce, Pint, pound ,quart, U.S. Customary units weight
Test: Feb. 10
Science: This week – Simple machines (see study guide), Test 1/19
Social Studies: Next Week – Feb. 3: Economics
Vocab: Interdependency, Specialization, Consumer, Producer, Needs/wants, resources
• economic choice: The choice of or decision among alternatives or possibilities
• opportunity cost: The next best choice that is given up when an economic choice is made
• Economic decision-making requires comparing both the opportunity cost and the monetary cost of choices with the benefits.
Test: Feb. 3
Week of 1/3 - 1/13
Reading: We are starting our poetry unit and will be working on this for the next two weeks. Students will be required to read and understand poetry. Vocab words: line, stanza, rhyme. Unit 3 Test 12/13.
Grammar: Compound words
Math: We are starting Unit 4, our 2D geometry unit.
Week of 12/3 - Lines, segments, rays, angles, customary and metric measurement
Week of 12/9 - Properties of 2D figures, congruent/noncongruent figures, measure perimeter and area
Social Studies: Maps - Students need to know all of the continents and oceans and how to read a compass rose and coordinate grid.
Week of 11/28 - 12/9
Reading: We are starting our Folk Tale unit. This week we will be focusing on Trickster Tales and Fables and next week will be Myths and Legends and Tall Tales. We will also be doing problem/solution and main idea/detail both weeks.
Grammar: Singular Possessive Nouns, commas in a series. Next week: Prefixes
Math: Division strategies. Next Week: Multiplication/Division word problems, multiplying 2 digit by 1 digit.
Week of 10/10
For the next 3 weeks we will be focusing on nonfiction texts, text features, and author's purpose. Text features we will be working on include table of contents, pictures & captions, bold/italic type, headings, glossary, index, diagrams, and maps.
We are currently in our 2nd math unit. By the end of the unit students should be able to add/subtract 3 digit numbers with regrouping/borrowing, know place value up to 100,000, compare numbers up to 100,000, round numbers up to the nearest thousand, complete single and multi-step addition/subtraction word problems, count money and make change up to $5.00, and complete growing and repeating patterns. Unit 2 Test: October 28.
We are starting our Famous Americans and American Holidays unit. We will cover Memorial Day, Veteran's Day, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, Martin Luther King Jr, Rosa Parks, Thurgood Marshall, and Cesar Chavez.