Week of March 8th

Weekly Events: Tuesday March 19th, 5:30 PTO Meeting- Pilot Light Taco Dinner following the meeting!

What is happening in the classroom…

Reading Workshop:  We will begin goal oriented book clubs as we continue to delve into point of view, character traits, and morals.

Writing Workshop:  Opinion writing is our continued genre of writing.  Last week we wrapped up our opinion writing on African American heroes, and also wrote a thank you note expressing our opinions about the Du Sable Museum.  New word work words to go home Monday!

Math:  We will begin Unit 8 this week and study geometry.

Social Studies: As we learn about more heroic women, this week we learn about Harriet Tubman

Science: We will continue our study of plate tectonics and look at how different plates move past each other.  This will lead us to understanding how earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes occur.

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