Reading: In Reading, we started our new unit on nonfiction. Students learned a nonfiction pre-reading routine while reading our book, Black Widow Spiders during shared reading. We also learned about strategies readers use whlie reading nonfiction.
Math: In Math, we started our new Geometry unit. Students learned about line segments and other vocabulary associated with lines. Students practiced making parallel lines during math rotations.
Writing: In writing, we started our unit on opinion writing. Students reviewed the definition of opinion and brainstormed ideas for their first writing assignment: writing a review. Students were exposed to many examples of reviews to get an understanding of what a review is. Students also started their graphic organizers for their own reviews on a topic.
Science:In science, we started our unit on Earth Science. Students began the unit by doing what scientists do and asking a lot of questions about phenomena that occurs on our Earth. Students learned about the layers of the Earth and will continue to explore how these layers affect the changes that occur on Earth.