Mrs. Maranto’s Weekly News
November 13, 2017
Homeroom: Parent Conferences are next Monday and Tuesday. Conference sign up is available on the district website. Please, contact me if you are having difficulty getting signed up.
Reading: This week the students will continue learning about character traits and using what they learned the main character to determine the theme of a story. Our vocabulary skills will focus on figurative language and understanding adages and proverbs.
Language Arts: Students will finish their fall poetry projects and create a word document using their favorite poem.
Spelling: We are on lesson 9 this week. This list focuses on compound words. The posttest will be on Friday.
Math: The children will explore relationships between decimal place values and whole numbers.
Social Studies: The summative assessment over chapter 7 lessens 1 and 2 will be on Tuesday.
Science: This week we will begin a new chapter on food chains and the transfer of energy within an ecosystem. They will work in a group on a problem-based learning activity in which they will create a landscape design plan for a local park.