Coach BLeggett

Coach BLeggett

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Curriculum Update February 3-7

Hi Families! Wow! Winter is still definitely here. We have a lot of snow. Due to the weather and days off from school, the third grade international festival has been moved to Wednesday, February 26th. All of the times will still be the same.

February 11- Symphony Field Trip & Valentine's Day Party (3:00)
February 12 & 13 - Student-Led Conferences (Make sure your child attends the conference with you)
February 14 & 17 - No School

ELA/SSThe students will work on their published writing and putting together their international festival presentation. Everything will relate to the driving question, "How does your heritage impact who you are today?"
The students will also begin figurative language this week. They are learning about similes, metaphors, alliteration and onomatopoeia this week. They will relate it back to their heritage.

We will complete fractions this week. The students will still continue having discussions about them so they can think deeper about their meaning.

The tests have been moved to next week so we will have more time to work on them in school. The tests will be on Wednesday, February 12. The words are:
country: the territory of a nation
history: the record of past events and times
geography: the physical characteristics, especially the surface features, or an area
population: the total number of person living in a country, city, or any district or area
currency: something that is used as a medium of exchange; money
education: a degree, level, or kind of schooling
holiday: a day fixed by law or custom on which ordinary business is suspended in commemoration of some event or in honor of some person
culture: the behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular social, ethnic, or age group
heritage: something that comes or belongs to one by reason of birth
sports: an athletic activity requiring skill or physical prowess and often of a competitive nature
language: the method of human communication, either written or spoken
stereotype: a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing
perspective: a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view
export: send (good or services) to another country for sale
import: bring (goods or services) into a country from abroad for sale

Vocabulary Game Link
Spelling Game Link

Have a fantastic week and stay safe in all this snow!

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