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 January 21st-MLK Day

February 4-8th- Book Fair

February 15th and 18th- No School



Reading: read for at least 20 minutes, Math: study facts, 0,1,2,5,10,3,6,4,8

Vocabulary: study definitions, synonyms and antonyms, Spelling: study, Classworks: 30 minutes in ELA and 30 minutes in Math


Focus Skills

  • Students use text features to better understand an expository nonfiction book
  • Students identify what they learn from the book
  • Students make text to self connections
  • Students read independently


Text Features:

  • heading and subheading
  • table of contents
  • glossary
  • table and timeline
  • text box
  • index
  • hyperlink
  • photograph and caption
  • diagram
  • bold print and italics
  • charts and maps



January 7-11

1. ripe- fully grown and developed

2. embrace- to hold closely in your arms

3. irate- very angry

4. legible- able to be read

5. seek- to search for something


January 14-18

1. occupation- a person's job

2. frenzy- wild or disorderly activity

3. sturdy- firmly built or made

4. saturate- to soak with something

5. anonymous- not named or identified

Spelling Words

January 12-18

long i i-e pattern

1. excite

2. invite

3. advice

4. provide

5. describe

6. divide

7. entire

8. combine

9. define

10. reptile



  • Students hear and discuss persuasive essays
  • Students identify the purpose and audience for persuasive essays
  • Students think about what information is communicated in persuasive essays
  • Students generate opinions they feel strongly about for persuasive essays




One and two step word problems


 multiplication Fact Fluency Test Information

For the 1st 9 weeks we will be working on mastering 0, 1, 2, 5, and 10's. Your child will be given 25 problems and will be expected to complete the 25 problems within a 5 minute time frame. For the moment we will only be giving the multiplication portion of the tests on Fridays. Your child will be allotted minutes to complete the multiplication section of the test. 

*If your child has mastered 0, 1, 2, 5, and 10's, begin working on 3's and 6's for the 2nd 9 weeks. 

*3rd 9 weeks we will add 4's and 8's with 75 problems to complete in 5 minutes.

*4th 9 weeks we will add 7's and 9's with 100 problems to complete in 5 minutes. 


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