As March begins we will study Roald Dahl. This author study will expose children to the components of a fantasy. They will read various books by him and practice writing in his style.
Battle of the Books continues this month. Your child has been reading many books written by spectacular authors. Some include Roald Dahl, Patricia MacLachlan, Judy Bloom, Gary Paulsen etc. The 60 books expose children to many genres. Many of the books have characters that they can relate to. Ask your child how their story maps are coming along. You might be surprised at how many books they have read J
The character parade for students will be on March 18th from 10:30- 11:30 in the auditorium. Your children will pick their favorite book that they have read and act out a scene from that book. Please join us if you are available.
In Math this month we will begin unit 8. This unit works with Fractions and Ratios. They will learn how to multiply and divide fractions. Students will also learn how to find discounts using percentages.
Have your child visit www.dreambox.com . Passwords have been given out. This website reviews Common Core State Standards that will be coming up on the SBAC test in the spring.
We will be competing in CMT Jeopardy! During this activity the students review important scientific questions that will help prepare for the CMT. The science portion of the test will review many topics. Some of these include rocks and minerals, solar energy, sound, magnetism, the food chain etc. The test will be given during the week of March 24th.
The Black History Month timeline projects came out beautifully!
We will continue our unit on Westward Expansion and the Gold Rush.
March is Women’s History Month. You child will be reading about many influential women throughout history.