I hope everyone had a wonderful and relaxing weekend.
The students will
continue their international festival research. They have written questions that
will help guide them in answering the driving question, "How does your heritage
impact who you are today?"
The students will learn how to use a map scale and cardinal directions to draw their own map.
We will begin topic 10 in math this week. They will use models to compare fractions using the same denominator and numerator and compare fractions using benchmarks.
Our tests will be on
cardinal directions: the main directions north, south, east and
compass rose: a drawing on a map that shows directions to help people
use the map
map scale: a part of a map that compares a distance on the map to
a distance in the real world
equator: an imaginary line that is halfway
between North Pole and the South Pole
globe: a model of our planet
lines that cross the map both across and up and down
hemisphere: half of
intermediate directions: the in between directions that give more exact
information about location such as northwest, northeast, southwest, and
location: where something is found
map: a picture that shows the
location of things
map key: a box on map in which symbols are
north pole: the place that is farthest north on Earth
very large bodies of water
south pole: the place that is farthest south on
symbol: a picture that stands for the real thing
link: Vocabulary Game
a fantastic week!