March 27th

Reading: Paired Texts (Story Elements - character, setting, plot, theme)
-Students will complete a quick summary of their 20 minute nightly reading homework.  They will turn in the summary each morning.  It will be returned to them each afternoon.

Unit 3 - Week 1: ripe, embrace, irate, legible, seek
Unit 3 - Week 2: occupation, frenzy, sturdy, saturate, anonymous 
Unit 3 - Week 3: transparent, ripple, pleaded, beckon, device
Unit 3 - Week 4: pounce, scarce, briskly, edible, tolerate 
Unit 3 - Week 5: drowsy, mend, unite, accurate, massive 
Unit 3 - Week 6: maximum, minimum, decade, century, bellow
Unit 3 - Week 7: prank, decline, pivot, gnaw, continuous

Unit 3 - Week 8: wound, sluggish, exterior, interior, generate Quiz Friday 

Word Study: Unit 19 (words ending in -le)
-10 list words to study
-3 No Excuse Words for writing. These words don't follow patterns, but are common in writing. Students will need to write these words in a sentence. 
-Students will also be given 10 additional words that follow the spelling pattern for the week.
-Test Friday

Math: Unit 7: multiplying larger numbers

Writing: Writing Informational Essays
-We will be writing informational essays and using topic sentences and details

-For grammar (Mentor Sentence) we are focusing on figurative language (metaphor, onomatopoeia, personification)
-Students will have a Mentor Sentence quiz Friday.   

Social Studies: Europe (landforms and waterways)
- They will have a quiz Friday.

Study Island Lunch Club: Students that complete 5 ribbons at home this week and return the lunch ticket will be able to eat lunch in the classroom Friday.

Dates to Remember:    
April 14th - No School
April 18th - TCAP testing begins
May 24th - Student's Last Day

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