Tuesday, January 18, 2011


Math: Fractions

Reading Fractions: First read the numerator. Just say the number. Then read the denominator. Use words like thirds, fourths, eighths, and so on.

Sanpshot: Week of 18-21

Math :   Comparing Fractions and Equivalent Fractions
Reading:   Drawing conclusions, inferring, determining author’s purpose in nonfiction reading. Discussing test taking strategies beneficial when reading a passage and answering questions.
Writing:   Finish New Year’s Resolution writing. Continue analyzing informational texts in order to prepare students for writing their own piece.
Science and Social Studies:   Renewable and nonrenewable resources

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Snapshot: Week of Jan. 4-7

Math:    Review place value and addition and subtraction with regrouping.  Lessons on determining money amounts.  Working on recall of multiplication math facts.
Reading:    Introduce traditional literature and focus on fables.
Continue book clubs.
Writing:  Making a reflection on a piece written in the first half of the school year and a short writing on New Year’s Resolutions.
Social Studies and Science:   Introducing a unit on geography and landforms.

Money Money Money

Math: Money

Online Money Games:

Dollar Dive
Mad Money
Have fun!