Friday, May 13, 2016

Peek At The Week

We had a great week of learning together!

Here are some of the things we did:

In Math:
  • Compared inches, feet, and yards
  • Compared centimeters and meters
  • Looked at different units
  • Practiced adding and subtracting around a shape (perimeter)
In Fundations:
  • Practiced au, aw words
  • Learned about the words launch and dawn
  • Practiced trick words
  • Took our Unit 16 test
In Reading:
  • Read Aesop's Fables
  • Discussed how the morals apply to our own lives and what the morals teach us
In Science:
  • Started our unit on insects
  • Learned the special characteristics
  • Watched an All About Bugs video
  • Read about bugs and built our own bug
  • Read about butterflies, watched a Brain Pop Jr. video
  • Learned about the 4 stages of the complete metamorphosis: egg, larva, pupa, adult
  • With our 5th grade buddies we did a scavenger hunt and answered questions about butterflies and moths
In Writing/Social Studies:
  • Talked about our assigned famous americans
  • Started reading and recording facts for our scripts for the presentation on June 3rd
  • Ask your child who they are going to dress up as
  • Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary field trip form and payment due June 1st
  • Famous American Tea form due May 23rd

Thank you for those who returned the slips already!

Have a wonderful weekend!
-Mrs. Farrand :)

Photo from Music Class