The Week of 11/13…

It was so wonderful meeting with all of my student’s parents this week! Thank you for taking the time to come in on Wednesday. It is such a joy learning more about my students by meeting the people who care about them most!

*Although I love this fall weather, it has gotten a lot colder a lot sooner than expected. Please remind your child to wear a winter jacket to school. They will not be permitted to go outside without a jacket if the temps are in the 30s-40s.

Here is what is happening in Mrs. O’Donnell’s classroom this week…

In Math… we will begin Chapter 6 this week. Students will estimate products of whole numbers and decimals. Students will multiply decimals by whole numbers and  multiply decimals by decimals. They will also multiply decimals by powers of ten this week and take a quiz on Thursday. On Friday, students will use Associative, Commutative, and Identity Properties to multiply mentally.


In Social Studies… we will finish our Revolutionary War Unit this week! On Monday, we will learn about Yorktown and how the British finally surrendered. Tuesday-Thursday will be devoted to review and we will have our unit assessment on Friday.

In ELA…we will finish Lesson 8 “When Washington Crossed the Delaware” with a readers theater. We will take our focus skill/comprehension assessment on Monday. On Tuesday, we will be introduced to Lesson 9 “Leonardo’s Horse”. Our focus skill will continue to be Sequencing and we will be introduced to new vocab words. We will be doing a timeline project with this story.

In Grammar…we will learn how to identify prepositions in sentences.

In Spelling…This is a review spelling week for lessons 6-9. Packets are due on 11/17 and our spelling test will be on 11/17.

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