Monday, January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017



This Week in Language Arts....

We will continue our study of non fiction texts.  Our focus will be identifying text structures and growing our own theories around the information that non fiction authors share.

IXL practice in class will be Cause and Effect (FF1)  and using context clues to find the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary  (VVI VV2) students can practice at home.

This week in Science....

We will look at how salt impacts plant growth by sprouting radish seed.  We will also evaluate how plants help prevent erosion.


Last Thursday the Edlund homeroom Conducted our second Mystery Skype with a sixth grade class from Ohio.







Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Weekly Updates, January 17th 2017

Language Arts: 
This week, we are diving into the reading of non fiction texts.  We will focus on expository writing, text structures, content specific vocabulary and identifying main ideas.  

Students will practice identifying main ideas during WIN time. 

I will not send home reading logs this week.  

Science: In science, we will finish up our unit on living structures and systems.  Students are focusing on organizing their science notebook entries.  
Constructing Food Webs in Science
Drawing Conclusions about light, plant growth and photosynthesis in science


Ms. Anugrah, from Taktse, India is a teacher in residence in Mrs. Edlund's class