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November 5th- NWEA Math

November 6th- NWEA ELA

November 9th- progress reports

November 19-23th- Thanksgiving Break



Focus Skills: 

  • make inferences to understand characters
  • explore character change
  • explore narrative text structure through discussions of setting, characters, and the problems characters face
  • read independently


Text Structures:

  • compare/contrast
  • description
  • sequencing
  • summarizing
  • problem/solution
  • cause/effect



November 5-9th

1. glee- with spirit and joy

2. snatch- to quickly take something

3. dangle- to hang down and swing back and forth

4. hesitate- to stop or pause because you are unsure

5. greedy- wanting more than you need


November 12-16th

1. smudge- a blurry spot or streak

2. disgruntled- to be in a bad mood

3. imitate- to cpy someone or follow their example

4. extravagant- more than whatis reasonable or needed

5. witty- full of wit or humor



Nonfiction Informational writing


Table of contents



text features





Rectilinear Area


Elapsed Time

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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