During November we will begin a unit on informational writing. We will practice note taking strategies, bibliographies, and informational text features. We will create a non-fiction state project in class. Laptops, IPADS, and the Superlab will be used to find information. We have also received resource books to aide in our research. Once completed come take a look at these beautiful projects as they will be displayed in the hallway for all to admire.
Unit 4 in Everyday Math is on division. Students will learn the partial quotients division algorithm, interpreting the remainder, and finding distances on a map.
This month we are doing many experiments in science. We are learning all about sound. We will complete experiments to illustrate how sound waves travel through vibrations. We will learn important words such as, transmit, reflect, and absorb. You child will also be tested on all of the parts of the ear at the end of this unit.