Week of: 3/12-3/16
Language Arts: Unit 4 Earth, Moon, and Sun
This week we will continue Unit 4 Earth, Moon, and Sun.
There will be a Spelling Test on Thursday, but there will not be a Reading Test this week due to no school on Friday. We will read a weekly story from the unit We will focus on the comprehension strategy inferring and engage several fun hands-on activities!
The story this week is "Earth: Our Planet in Space", which is found on
pgs. 94-113 in the student reader. Below is the link to this week's vocabulary words. Please review the words with your child. 4.5_vocabualry.docx
Below is a link to this week's spelling words. A spelling list will be sent home on Monday in your child's planner. Please review the words with your child and help him or her prepare for the Spelling Test on Thursday. spelling_word_list_4.5.docx
I have attached a list of Visual-Auditory-Kinesthetic-Tactile spelling strategies, which can be used at home.spelling_vakt_strategies__1_.doc
The Week's Objectives:
Comprehension Strategies: clarifying, inferring, and summarizing
Comprehension Skills: compare and contrast
Word Structure: review suffixes and inflectional endings
Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics: subject and verb agreement
Writing: complete the writing process while writing a poem using similes