Homework and Content Study



Classroom Happenings for the week of: March 9---13

Parents please continue to monitor your child's daily academics, homework and assignments. Term 3 has always proven to be one that is uphill as we are now working toward 5th grade level activities. Thank you!

This weekly schedule may change due to changes in the school day.  


Spelling: Unit 21: Schwa + r, er, or

*Test Monday

Unit 22: Base words with suffixes -er/-est

*Test Friday


Grammar:Unit 3: Comparatives and Superlatives

Writing: Expository writing

Mini lesson: adding suffixes

Writer's Notebook


Chapter 8: Fractions

Monday: hw wb page 100 factors

Tuesday: hw wb page 101 Fractions in lowest terms

Wednesday: hw wb page 102 mixed numbers

Thursday: hw wb page 103 comparing fractions

Friday: hw wb page 104 ordering fractions

We will do SS (almost) daily  


Unit C: Physical Science

Chapter :11

*The students should be studying their notes nightly*

Concept Web

How to read science:Compare and Contrast (states of water)

Lesson 1: What is matter?

Lesson 2: How is matter measured?

Lesson 3:

Lesson 4:


Time magazine:


Reading: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

*Students need to bring their bunnies everyday*

Vocabulary and Setting (ongoing)

Chapter worksheets cover summarizing, reflection, story elements

*Test over Chapters 3-4 Monday

Chapters 6-8

Choice board

We will do SS Reading (almost) everyday


Social Studies: The Southwest

****Your child should be studying their notes DAILY****

The Southwest History~

Chapter 7

Lesson 1: Settling the Region

Trail of Tears Map, ws

Lesson 3: Sharing a River

The U.S.-Mexico Border, ws

Chapter 11

Lesson 1: The SW desert long ago

Predicting an Outcome

The SW desert long ago, ws

****Test Thursday

The students will be putting their text books on the shelf and will not be used until we are ready to learn about the history portion of the region.

 The students will have a packet with information about the region given to them in class. They will use the packet to learn about the region, then it will be returned to me. They will not be allowed to write in the packet. In addition to the packet, they will receive a study guide to work through, which will be theirs to keep, please study this daily with them as the information in the study guide will prepare them for the test.


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