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Week of April 25-April 29
Please make sure that you are checking your child's binder each day for handouts that should be used for study guides. Please keep all handouts inside of the binder. Also, there will be items inside of plastic sheet protectors inside of your child's binder. These items are of high importance and should remain inside the binder. These items may be additional information to help your child to study, or, it may be something that your child needs for class. Please be sure to continue to read each night and work on addition fluency.
*April A.R. goal is 64 points*
We will continue to focus on AMSTI Unit 7 on fractions. We are working on ordering fractions on a number line and getting the fractional part of a whole number. Please be on the look out for handouts about this unit.
We will continue to review AMSTI Unit 5 on multiplication. Please work to make sure your child can fluent multiply basic facts. Also, please continue to practice time, money, and addition and subtraction fluency daily.
Below is a quick video of how to use place value to add.
Below is a quick video of number forms.
Below is a quick video that explains place and value.
We will continue to write narrative text. Narrative text can be real or make believe.
Please continue to work on what makes a paragraph: indentions, complete sentences, and a main idea with supporting details. Below is an example of a grading rubric. There is also an example of a writing that shows proper paragraph expectations.
We will begin to review capitalization and punctuation. Please look behind your child's spelling/grammar tab for more information.
Please continue to review the verbs below:
Irregular past-tense verbs are verbs that shows past-tense without adding -ed to the end. The word normally changes to a new word. For example, the word go in the present-tense changes to went in the past-tense.
Regular past-tense verbs are formed normally by adding -d, -ed, or -ied to the end of the verb. The spelling of the verb will determine which ending to add. Please watch the video below for more information.
Please continue to review present-tense verbs:
Please remind your child to look for the subject of the sentence. If the subject is plural, then it tells the verb to stay the same. If the subject is singular, then the verb needs to change by adding an s, es, or ies at the end. For example: Lisa eats oranges each day. Lisa is the subject noun in the sentence. Since Lisa is a singular subject noun, then eat would have to add an s making it eats.
Please continue to review the nouns below:
Abstract nouns are nouns that you usually don't see, hear, taste, or touch. For example: happiness, love, beauty, anger, promise, etc.
The subject pronoun takes the place of the person or thing that the sentence is about. For example: Tim ate the pizza. Tim is the subject of the sentence. So, I could replace Tim with the subject pronoun he. The new sentence would read: He ate the pizza. The object pronoun takes the place of the noun that the subject pronoun is referring to. It normally comes after the action or verb in the sentence. For example: Tim ate the pizza. Tim is the subject, ate is the action verb, and pizza is the object noun. So, pizza can be replaced with an object pronoun. For example: Tim ate it. Please look in your child's binder behind the grammar tab for handouts on subject and object pronouns. These handouts are completed in class, but should be used as study guides. To read more about object pronouns, you may click on the link below.
Remember, subject pronouns are nouns such as he, she, and they that takes the place of a noun.
Remember, common nouns are only capitalized at the beginning of a sentence. Proper nouns name something, such as Pizza Hut, Sunshine Skating Rink, Lisa, or Fred and are capitalized anytime they are used in a sentence. We will continue to look at what makes a sentence complete. (In order for a sentence to be complete, it must have capitalization, punctuation, and a subject and verb.)
We will continue our plant unit.
We will study land forms.
We will continue to study continents and their locations. Please be sure that your child understands the difference between a city, state, country, and continent. We will continue to study cardinal and ordinal directions and lines of latitude and longitude. Please be on the look out for additional handouts this week behind your child's social studies tab.
Leader In Me
We will continue to focus on Habit 5 this week. Please work with your child on memorizing the class pledge and the class mission below.
Upcoming Tests for the Week of