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    Reminders for the Week of April 8, 2024 flower

    RELA (Reading and Language Arts) - This week we will continue exploring themes concerning events by reading a text to identify elements of drama and read a play called "Grace and Grandma." We will develop language to make connections between reading and writing and use elements of opinions writing to write an opinion essay. We will conduct teacher and peer conferences and revise and edit our essays for finalization and publication.

    DEAR (Drop Everything and Read) for 20 minutes.

    Spelling - Homophones

    Social Studies - We will begin to answer the essential question in chapter 9: How does global trade affect our community? Students will learn about global trade and its effects on people and communities around the world.   Students identify familiar items that are made or grown in other countries and hypothesize why people might use or buy items from other countries. Next, students will take on the roles of countries around the world to create a trade web. Finally, students learn how global trade is changing, like in a community in India, Bangalore.

    Math - This week we will continue solving problems with time. Students will tell time to the nearest minute. Tell time using the terms "past" and "to." Convert minutes to hours and hours to minutes, and solve elapsed time problems.

    Extra Practice pages 11-12 due Tuesday

    Extra Practice pages 13-15 due Wednesday

    Chapter 10 Math Test Thursday: Click here for a study guide.

    MISC.:

    Spirit Day Friday - Wear baseball spirit gear.

    PSSAs will begin on Monday, April 22.  The ELA portions are held on 4/22, 4/24, and 4/25.  The Math portions are held on 4/29 and 4/30.

    Click here to pre-order a signed book from our visiting author, Patricia DeMaria. Click me!

    Our School Store is open every Wednesday!  Bring money if you are low on supplies. Check your desk to see what you may need.

    • Day 1 = Music
    • Day 2 = Library
    • Day 3 = Quest
    • Day 4 = Art
    • Day 5 = P.E.