Coach BLeggett

Coach BLeggett

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Curriculum Update March 11-14

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. Thank you for all of your help in preparing your child for the reading assessments. They did a wonderful job. This week, please look for a preliminary score to come home in your child's Monday folder. If you haven't had a chance to complete your published book order, it must be turned in by Tuesday. Please remember I need the form sign even if you aren't purchasing a copy. We are going to learn more about fractions through pizza on Thursday. Please send in $2 per slice of pizza by Wednesday.

Reading: We are going to learn about the history of Milton Hershey this week. We will be doing a closed reading economics lesson all week.

List 1: avoid, choice, destroy, newsboy, oily, point, royal, ointment, annoy, soil
List 2: turquoise, porpoise, moisture, loyalty, topsoil, oyster, soybean, poisonous, newsboy, turmoil
List 3: (re: again, back) recheck, reclosable, reelect, refund, reimburse, remember, renew, repeat, respond, revive

Writing: We will complete our autobiographies this week. Students will also write an essay about being an entrepreneur.

Math: We will complete topic 9 this week. We will do a lesson problem solving, review fractions and take the topic 9 test on Wednesday.

Science: We will complete our force and motion unit this week by building and testing roller coasters.

SS: We will continue our economics unit this week. Students will be learning about entrepreneurship, goods, services, consumers, profit, expenses and being credit worthy.

Please remember there is no school on Friday. Have a fantastic week and an enjoyable Spring Break!

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