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Parents please check: daily for any homework in agenda and homework folder
for  work completed work.

*Please sign your child's agenda that way they earn a check for communication...
remember only one day at a time.
Friday folder will have all parent/ student/ school information...check and return Monday

1-2 math word problems using ACE graphic organizer
Each student's homework will be tracked in their agenda each day. A check means complete and an "inc"(incomplete).
A postive choice will be given to those who have all checks each day.  A build up in "inc"(3) will result in parent phone call.

Homework for:    week of 5-6-13

Math: E.O.G. practice workbooks daily see problems to practice in student’s agenda each day.

IXL practice daily in areas of problem solving, fractions, decimals using addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication.

Math skills:

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Math:

*Draw a picture and write an equation

*Using problem solving:using objects and reasoning

*Problem solving: Reasonableness

practice daily in areas of problem solving,fractions, decimals using addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication

Extrapractice

p. 39 reviewingproblem solving on estimation,subtraction, rounding, and addition in studentbook

literacy:

Skill:  Drawing Conclusions/Inferencing

“Antarctic Journal”

4.RI.10 By the end of year,read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies,science, and technical texts, in the grades 4-5 complexity band proficiently,with scaffolding at the high end of the range.

4.RI.1 Refer to the detailsand examples in a test when explaining what the text says explicitly and whendrawing inferences from the text.

4.RI.7 Interpret informationpresented visually, orally, or quantitatively and explain how the informationcontributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

4.L.5 Demonstrate anunderstanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in wordmeanings.

*use comprehension skills to locate details

*increase fluency

Want to do more use the student resource page or choices below !!!!!!!!!!

Other than IXL…

places on internet for practice:

Great practice for comprehension!  You can even take a test and get a score!!!!http://www.candohelperpage.com/comprehension_1.html

every night  at least 30 minutes, Even on the weekends!!!!!!

AND read to someone once in awhile,
AND ask some questions to see if you remember what you have read?
Why are they doing this?
When did this take place?
Where does this take place?
The characters are doing this because...?

Respond in writing about what you've read everyday in your reading notebook...no notebook at home, write your response on paper, and it can be stapled into your notebook OR you can blog to the classroom blog.weekend:  Friday-Sunday continue to read and practice on IXL
places on internet for practice:

Spell/Vocabulary:     know their definitions

See language arts page or newsletter in daily homework for words, definitions, and spelling choices.

practice  each night for at least 10 minutes

practice with Math IXL  every night at least 20 minutes... Even on the weekends!!!!
this week place value...  compare and order, decimals, place, value, changing values by following directions
numbers from one millions place to hundredths place