This week we are focusing on the essential question, "What do traditions teach you about cultures?" We are working on spelling with e, o, and u short vowels. The genre we are working on is realistic fiction and the comprehension strategy is visualization.
Please remember to write down reading minutes and sign your child's planner every night! This is a huge part of his/her grade.
Spelling words should be in your child's planner or folder. Practice in whatever way works best for you. The spelling words for this week are:
We had our first math test of the year on Monday, 9/10, and most of the students in my class did quite well! I can see that we need to practice vocabulary, as many struggled to remember what the word value means. I will send math tests home and they may be reworked to improve grades. I have highlighted sections that need more attention.
We are working on the sun, the planets, and the stars. The kids in my class are doing a great job understanding and demonstrating what they know!