I can’t believe October has come and gone and marking period 1 is over!
Here is what is happening in Mrs. O’Donnell’s classroom this week…
In Math…this week we are learning how to divide a one digit number by up to a four digit number, students will learn how to understand how to place the first digit in a quotient, Students will solve division problems that result in quotients that have zeros, and students will interpret the remainder in a division problem. Busy week! We are gearing up for our Chapter 3 Test that will be given next week.
In Social Studies…we will be reviewing for our Government Test on Monday, and will be taking our test on Tuesday. On Wednesday, my homeroom students will be switching back to my room and we will start out unit on The 13 Colonies. We will be learning about the English Settlement in Jamestown, the Pilgrims, and the differences between life in the 1600’s and life today. Students in my homeroom will be having their science test on Tuesday to wrap up their unit on plant and animal cells.
In Spelling…the students were given their Lesson 8 spelling packets on Friday 10/28. These packets are not due until November 11th. We will not have a spelling test this Thursday. Our test will be November 11th. Our words this week are…
entire, hospital, combine, public, chimney, golden, survive, turmoil, absorb, journey, wisdom, whisper, identify, pretzel, establish, capture, furnace, nursery, marvelous, condition
In Reading… we will be finishing lesson 7 “When the Circus Came to Town” with our assessment on Monday. We will write a TDA surrounding the theme of this story on Tuesday. On Wednesday, we will start Lesson 8 “When George Washington Crossed the Delaware”. Our focus skill for this lesson is Sequencing.
In Grammar…we will work on run on sentences and prepositions this week.
- Marking Period 1 ends on 10/31
- There is NO school on Friday 11/5
- We will have early dismissal next week on Wednesday 11/9, Thursday 11/10, and Friday 11/11 @ 1:30 (for parent-teacher conferences)
- You will be receiving your child’s report card during conferences