Week of September 8-11!

I hope everyone had a great Labor Day Weekend! We are back and ready to learn. This week will be busy!

Tuesday- We will continue to learn about what it means to be a “paper son” by close reading “Louie Share Kim, Paper Son” & “The Path to Paper Son”. We will practice finding text evidence to support our ideas. We will also set writing goals for the year. In math, we will discuss exponents and powers of ten! We finished our Social Studies unit on Friday so we will review Tuesday! In Science, we will continue to talk about physical changes of matter.

Tuesday Homework: Math Worksheet

Wednesday- We will continue to learn about what it means to be a “paper son” by comparing our two texts “Louie Share Kim, Paper Son” & “The Path to Paper Son”. We will review what it means to write with a clear, focused idea. In Health, we will talk about the benefits of positive self-talk. We will start to review decimals in math too!

Wednesday Homework: Math Worksheet

Thursday- We will spend time reading an article of informational text that talks about litter on the beaches. In writing, we will review what makes an essay organized and review different genres of writing. Our Social Studies assessment will be on Thursday as well! In Science, we will talk about chemical changes of matter. In math, we will continue to talk about decimals and review place value of decimal places.

Thursday Homework: Read for 20 minutes and Math Worksheet.

Friday- We will continue to discuss informational texts through talking about the “Garbage Patch article”. We will also review text features and text structure. In writing, we will discuss what it means to have a personal writing voice. We will preview our next Social Studies unit about exploration. In math, we will use what we learned this week about decimal place value to compare decimals. In Science, we will continue to explore matter by looking at mixtures and solutions.

Friday Homework: ENJOY YOUR WEEKEND!

I can’t wait for another awesome week in 5th grade! See you there.