Students need to have 2 AR books for Reader's Workshop.
Students also need a picture book to read to their Kindergarten reading buddy. It needs to be in their reading range.
Essay Writing Unit: Writing a Persuasive Essay
Choose a Topic
Write a Thesis Statement
Write Angled Evidence to Support a Thesis
Use Transition Words to Connect Supporting Evidence
Monday - Writtern Word Sort.
Tuesday - Partner Word Sort
Wednesday - Speed Sort at home
Thursday - Write Words
Friday - Test
Forms of Energy: Heat, Light, Sound, Electircal, Movement (Mechanical)
Transfer of Energy
Building Electical Circuits
Building an Electromagnet
Our next units will be on each region of the United States. For each region we will be learning the characteristics of the region and the names and places of each state in the region. Each unit will be 2 weeks long. One week will be studying the characteristics of the region. Then we will return to studying science for the next week, giving students a week to study for the test on that region. Tests will cover the following:
Identifying states on a map.
Identifying important landforms in the region.
Identifying important economic activity in the region.
Identifying factors that draw people to the region.
Identifying factors that cause people to move away from the region.