Thursday, May 21, 2015

Peek At The Week

The weeks keep flying by! We had a great time learning and also spending time at The Harvard Museum! Check out the photos! I know many students are busily working on their Blizzard Bag projects! The project is due on June 1st.

Here's a peek at our week....

In Math:

  • completed out unit on money by taking our test
  • began Topic 15 on measurement
  • read Measuring Penny
  • played a measurement game using estimation and cubes
  • measured items using non-standard measurement (paper clips) and standard measurement using rulers
In Science:
  • focused on the moon by reading The Moon Book by Gail Gibbons and The Moon
  • watched All About the Moon video 
  • learned about the moon phases focusing on the 4 main phases (new moon, first quarter, full, last quarter)
  • learned about different types of fossils
  • watched All About Fossils and a short Brain Pop Jr. video
  • Read Fossils Tell of Long Ago and Buried in the Backyard
***A study guide went home for our test on the Sun, Moon, and Earth on Wed. 5/27***

  • completed unit 16 on sounds of aw, au
  • began unit 17 on consonant -le
  • learned words fable and pebble
  • played trick word relay
  • partner read and summarized How Pizza Came to Queens
  • began DRA testing 
In Writing:
  • began a longer persuasive unit researching India and creating a class travel brochure
Have a nice long weekend with your family!
-Mrs. Farrand :)