Friday, May 22nd, 2015

For the fourth nine weeks we will be studying the following topics:

Writing: Focus - Personal Narratives; Informational; Persuasive

Unit Theme: Review Habitats; Pollution; Economics; Conservation; Mountains and Rivers; Map Skills; Ancient Greece; Famous Americans;  Habits of Mind; Science Inquiry Method and Tools; Rocks and Fossils

Math:  Geometry; Fractions; Time and Measurement; Multiplication and Division; Numbers and Operations in Base Ten Addition; Subtraction; Word Problems; Graphing

Reading: Fictional/Fantasy; Non-Fiction/Informational

Reading Skills: Sequencing; Fact and Opinion; Narrative Elements; Identifies and Infers Main Idea and Supporting Details; Cause and Effect; Summarization; Self-Questioning; Using Dictionary, Glossary, and Thesaurus to Determine Word Meanings; Interpreting information from diagrams, charts, graphs, and graphic organizers

Language Arts: Capitalization and Punctuation (end marks, commas, apostrophes, and quotation marks); Parts of Speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and pronouns); Speaking and Writing in Complete Sentences; Writing Different Types of Sentences; Using Context Clues To Determine Meanings of Unknown Words in Sentences; Using Different Resources (ie. Dictionary and Thesaurus) to Support Word Choices 

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