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Classroom Update 11/10

posted Nov 10, 2012, 12:16 PM by Craig Yen   [ updated Nov 10, 2012, 12:16 PM ]
Fourth Grade

Math
We continue to work with our algebra unit and have been working with solving equations that involve all operations. 

Language Arts
We took the quiz on Tanya's Reunion this past week after rereading the story. Grammar skill worked on this week was plural nouns. Within our Bellworks supplemental books, we continue to build upon our language arts skills.

Writing
The first lesson this week was on different beginnings we could use as we are writing narrative stories. One of the skill sets that we continued to work on was writing with additional details. 

Science
Science tests were taken this week. Results were sent home with students on Friday. We will work with physical sciences next which in fourth grade is electricity and magnetism. Ask your child about the static electricity experiment that we conducted this week.

Social Studies
Social studies test for chapter 2 will be on Wednesday, November 28. Study guides and outlines were given this past week. 

Fifth Grade

Math
We worked through chapter 9 this week where we finjished up our work with adding and subtracting fractions and mixed numbers.We started the next unit in math which involves multiplying and dividing fractions.

Language Arfts
We took the quiz on The Fear Place this week. We continue to work on grammar skills and reading comprehension skills through our D.O.L. and Reading Comprehension books.

Writing
The first lesson this week was on different beginnings we could use as we are writing narrative stories. One of the skill sets that we continued to work on was writing with additional details. 

Science
Science tests were taken this week. Results were sent home with students on Friday. In the next chapter within science, we will work with matter.


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