We have started a new chapter (Unit A2.2). We learned Sequences & functions, finding the rule of a sequence, finding the rule of a pattern, function machines, Coordinates and Marking points on a graph to make a square. [From math text book, page 140 to 151]
This week we had a spelling and vocab test. We read an informational text about ants, as well as a fable about an ant and a dove. Also, we learned about participles.
We continued our study of matter and its properties. This week we focused on density and did an experiment.
English: Last week we read started reading a folktale and will analyze it this upcoming week. In writing, we focused on informational text and composed a few sentences about beavers building dams, based on a video we watched. In grammar, we worked a bit on exact verbs.
New spelling words: away, multiply, pair, equal, able, events, tusk, task, house, point.
Math: We are now working on multiplications. The main focus is on the multiples of 2, 5 and 10 but some part of the class is doing much more than that. Last week’s focused was introduction of the concept. The upcoming week we will be mastering the 2s, 5s, and 10s times tables.
Science: A new topic has arrived: natural resources. We taled about what kind and way of using natural resources we know.
The pre-Kindergarten was joined together with Kindergarten for a whole due to Mr. Knox being sick with the Flu. We will be back on track next week. Thank you to all of the teachers that covered my classes and took care of my little ones. Greatly appreciated.