Reading: This week our class will begin our first read aloud, There's a Boy in the Girls Bathroom. We will be working on setting up norms for reading workshop, and move into understanding a character with Character Traits.
Writing: In Writing students are working on persuading their reader to buy a haunted house. Students are working on using strong adverbs, adjectives and nouns to describe their house.
Grammar/Spelling/Vocabulary: This week our focus will be on writing, as we are doing a short writing about California.
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 be revving up their math brains, we will introduce number talks, hundreds twenty boards, CGI icons and dive into Place Value to get us ready for the school year!
Social Studies: Students will be moving into Unit 2 this week. We are focusing on Native Americans and how they lived in California's 4 main regions.
Science: We will start Science after Walk Through California
Art: This week students will create a geometric pumpkin using a variety of lines.