Happy November! Week of November 4- November 9.

Welcome back! I am so excited for an awesome week with my favorite group of fifth graders.

Monday! **Reminder- Tutoring until 4:30 PM today!**

We will start the week by reviewing text features and previewing ideas for our weekly reading. We will continue working with summaries and introduce our next writing unit which will be all about writing summaries. In Social Studies, we will start to learn about the Puritans and the Pilgrims by reading our chapter and doing some activities. In Math, we will start a new unit. Our new unit will be all about multiplication of decimals. Monday, we will be working with the powers of 10. In Science, we will work on studying and researching severe weather so we can create an infographic to share with our classmates.

Homework- Read 15 minutes & log it. Math Additional Practice book pg. 45 #’s 1-12.

Tuesday!

Today, we will continue learning about all our exciting topics across all of our different subjects. We will read our weekly reading “Tracking Monsters” and while we read, we will pay close attention to text features. We will get our new vocabulary words and practice identifying main idea. In Social Studies, we will continue to read and learn about Puritans and Pilgrims as we think about colonists. In Math, we will start to estimate to find products of multiplying decimals by whole numbers. In Science, we will continue to work on our weather research project.

Homework- Read 15 minutes & log it. Math Additional Practice book pg. 45 #’s 1-12.

Wednesday! **Reminder** Early Release @ 1:30.

Today in reading, we will spend some time today continuing to explore our weekly reading “Tracking Monsters”. We will come up with ideas based off the reading and synthesize what we learned. We will also continue to work on writing summaries and identifying main idea. In Math, we will continue working with multiplication of decimals. We will use models to practice multiplying a decimal by a whole number. In Health, we will talk about the benefits of exercising!

Homework- Read 15 minutes & log it. Math Additional Practice book pg. 47 #1-14.

Thursday! **Reminder** Tutoring today until 4:30 PM!

Today in reading, we will continue to work with text features and our weekly reading “Tracking Monsters”. We will summarize a part of our text and continue to learn how to write amazing summaries about informational texts. In Social Studies, we will start to see a new group of colonists. We will learn about the experiences of the French and the Dutch. In Math, we will multiply a decimal number by a whole number. We will try our best to do this without our models and manipulatives! We will end the day with Science. We will get some work time for our severe weather projects and we will start to present our projects to our classmates!

Homework- Read 15 minutes & log it. Math Additional Practice book pg. 49 #1-14.

Friday! Yay! Another week of learning in the books!

Today, we will wrap up our week together! In Reading, we will have a test about our weekly reading and text features. We will get some time reading “Wonder”! In Social Studies, we will continue to explore the experiences of the French and Dutch colonists. In Math, we will continue to practice our multiplication skills with decimals! We will do an “Etsi Mystery” as a fun Friday treat! We will end the day with our fabulous classmates presenting their severe weather projects.

Homework- Have a great weekend and don’t miss school too much!