Friday, April 17, 2015

Peek At The Week

Room 206 had a great week! I hope everyone enjoys their April Vacation and I will see you on April 27th :)
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Here's a peek at our week....

In Math:

  • continued learning about geometry
  • identified solid figures by their facts or flat surfaces, edges, and vertices
  • students identified the plane shapes that form the flat surfaces of solid figures
  • students drew polygons (triangles, quadrilaterals, and hexagons) and listed their attributes
  • new vocabulary:
    • sphere, pyramid, cylinder, cone, cube, rectangular prism, solid figure, flat surface, face, edge, vertex (vertices), plane shape; circle, square, triangle, rectangle, sides, angles, quadrilateral, pentagon, hexagon, polygon
  • made shape books to practice their shapes
  • read The Greedy Triangle
  • used patten blocks to make other shapes
  • played a shape muncher game for solid and plane shapes
In Science:
  • read 2 Dr. Seuss insect books
  • read a BUGS! packet to answer questions
  • created a butterfly life cycle plate to learn the four stages of the complete metamorphosis: egg, larva, pupa, adult
  • watched a butterfly and moth video and wrote facts
  • began making our electronic insect book in Book Creator
  • practiced Building a Bug 
  • did a Butterfly Scavenger Hunt with our 5th grade buddies
  • continued to work out sounds of /ou/ and /ow
  • took unit 14 fundations test
  • read a folktaleThe Lad Who Went to The North Wind
  • practiced the 5 Ws, summarizing and sequencing the events