Reading: Students are reading The Tiger Rising and working on understanding Characters more deeply.
Writing: In Writing students will focus on finishing their turkey escapes writing and we will start our next narrative on Being stuck in a snow globe.
Grammar/Spelling/Vocabulary: This week our focus will be, a spiral review of grammar, reading and math concepts. Math: We will be using a CGI, math workshop model this year. As a class we will work with Hundred's boards, and work on problem solving in our math notebooks. This week in math students will build on their knowledge of multiplication by using the standard algorithm to solve multi-digit multiplication problems. Social Studies: Students are starting the first unit of Social Studies; this weeks focus will be on understanding the Native Americans and their life and culture within each California Region. Science: Students are learning about maps and regions California and will come back to science after we finish this social studies unit.
Art: Students will be creating an ugly Christmas sweater.