In math the students have been introduced to the long division strategy. We also revised word problems with comparing and solved word problems with missing information or too much information.
In language arts we continued learning about poetry, this week we did Acrostic poems.
In science we discussed what a hydrologist is and what important tasks they do so people have clean water and the right amount.
In math we continue solving word problems that require comparing numbers and using key words more or fewer. We still practice addition and subtraction over 10. We have also started to work on telling time: full hours and half past.
In science we revised the topics of weather and seasons: how does the nature change in each season and what do we need to do in different weather.
In language Arts this week we read a folktale about a rabbit who thinks the sky is falling. We discussed cause and effect within the story. We also learned about prepositions and prepositional phrases.
This week we had a spelling and vocab test. We did a practice test together to learn strategies for taking a test and to test comprehension. We also read a folktale about John Henry.
This week we learned about chemical reactions and practiced distinguishing between chemical and physical changes.
We learned the sound “ai”, and I also introduced other ways of making the sound “ai”.
In maths we focused on subtracting, and telling the time.
We read the story of Whitewings, the swan. We talked about birds, migrating birds.
We learned about animals who live in Antarctica; and made a map with pictures of animals that live in the North and South Pole.
And we celebrated Ekpeziwa’s birthday!
English: In English, we were working with sound Y in Jolly Phonics ( Lightning, rain, storm, thunder, weather, wind)
Science: In Science, We have reviewed about seasonal changes.
Social studies: In Social Studies, we have reviewed shelter and clothing as basic needs.
Math: In math, we have reviewed making numbers (7,8).
As always have a great week.