The Week of 1/8…

Having two snow days last week was quite a surprise! I hope everyone was able to stay warm! Winter is here, hopefully it doesn’t stay for too long this year! Just a reminder we DO have school this Friday January 12th. Our teacher in service day has been moved to Tuesday, January 16th (due to high school finals) (No School Monday, January 15th)

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

 In Math… we will continue with Chapter 8 this week. We will learn how to simplify fractions, learn how to find the least common multiple of numbers, learn how to compare fractions, and learn how to convert fractions into decimals. We will have a quiz on Tuesday. 

In Social Studies… Mrs. Purzycki’s students will take their Revolutionary War Test on Tuesday and my homeroom students will start our Government Unit on Wednesday. This week we will learn about the Articles of Confederation.  My homeroom students will have their science test on Tuesday. 

In ELA…we will continue Lesson 13 this week and read “Stormalong” We will continue to work on identifying cause and effect relationships. We will do an activity with a paired selection and have our vocab assessment for lesson 13 on Thursday. On Friday we will begin our lesson 13 story ” A Drop of Water”.

In Grammar…We will learn about three kinds of conjunctions in sentences.

In Spelling…Due to the snow days, our spelling Packets for Lesson 14 are due on Tuesday. We will have our spelling test on Tuesday as well. We will not have a new set of spelling words this week due to the snow days. I will give Lesson 15 packets out this Friday. The spelling list is activated on spelling city so please encourage your children to study their words through this website (if they have access to a computer at home) This is a fun and interactive way to learn their spelling words.

Our spelling words are….barrel, cannon, capitol, civil, clever, discover, frozen, general, hidden, inventor, mayor, pepper, polar, proper, sandal, saucer, original, theater, tutor, musical


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