PARENT INFORMATION GUIDE
February 12-16, 2001
This week students will continue with Theme 5, Journey Into Space. Our focus for this week will be on reviewing the KWL strategy, and understanding information in nonfiction texts. Have your child read each night for at least 30 minutes.
This week we will continue with Unit 9. Our focus will be on using commas correctly with introductory words.
Review new words and vocabulary as they are introduced in class. Words are found in your child's Reading Journal page 247. Our word list for this week is Humans on Mars.
This week students will begin lesson 5, How Do We See and Hear?. Our focus for this week will be on how our ears catch and interpret sound waves and how our eyes interpret light.
This week students will begin Chapter 6. The focus for this week will be on identifying the Taino's way of life in 1492.
This week we will continue with Chapter 4. Our focus will be on finding the factors of a number and solving problems by working backwards. Please have your child review their addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts if needed.
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*Projected test dates may change as needed.