Week of February 22-26.

Wow! I can’t believe we are in the last week of February. We are going to make it a great one.

Monday- *Reminder- Tutoring until 4:30 PM*
We will start the week introducing all the new things we will be working on. In Reading, we will talk about the genre of historical fiction and preview our text for the week. We will continue to talk about quick planning for argumentative essays. In Social Studies, we will continue to learn the effects of the colonist’s rebellion and start reading a new lesson in our textbook. In Math, we will start to refresh our memories with what we already know about our next topic, fractions! We will end the day with Science where will start taking a practice test to prepare for our Science test on Friday.
Homework: Read 20 minutes and log it. Math- Fraction Worksheet.

Tuesday-
We will spend most of our reading time on Tuesday reading and discussing our weekly story, “Ezekiel Johnson Goes West.” We will get time to practice one more quick planning before reviewing the different parts of an essay. In Social Studies, we will continue reading our Chapter to see the results of The Intolerable Acts. In Math, we will continue to talk about fractions and start to practice adding fractions. We will spend Science finishing our practice test and going over it so we can be ready for Friday.
Homework: Math Additional Practice pg. 91 & Read 20 minutes and log it.

Wednesday- **Reminder- Early release at 1:30 PM!*
Wednesday will be a busy day in ELA. We will do a short activity as a class to start the day. Next, we will try out writing an argumentative essay right after being given a prompt. In Math, we will continue to work on and practice learning how to add fractions. In both subjects we will practice our skills on iReady. We will end the day with Health where we will talk about regulating emotions.
Homework: Read 20 minutes and log it & Adding Fractions Worksheet.

Thursday- **Reminder- Tutoring until 4:30 PM**
Thursday, we will continue to think about our historical fiction text, “Ezekiel Johnson Goes West.” We will discuss the story elements and characters as well as make inferences. We will revisit our essays that we wrote quickly to set a goal for the next writing piece. In Social Studies, we will do some Savvas activities about what we read to both learn more and show what we know! During Math, we will start to estimate the sums of fractions by comparing them to whole numbers. We will use this strategy to help us understand adding and subtracting fractions. We will end the day by playing a review game for Science.
Homework: Study for Science Test.

Friday! **Reminder- Science Test today!**
We made it to Friday! We will spend wrap up discussing our weekly text, “Ezekiel Johnson Goes West.” We will get some time reading our class chapter book, “A Bridge to Terabithia”. In Social Studies, we will wrap up our discussion about the effects of The Boston Tea Party. In Math, we will spend time practicing with fractions and learn how to find common denominators. We will end the day by taking our Science test for our Force and Motion unit.