Weekly Overview 

 Week of February 19, 2018

No School on Monday, February 19

Religion: 

Lent

Stations of the Cross

 

Language Arts: NO SPELLING THIS WEEK

POW: What would it be like if we aged backwards?

We are reading "A Long Walk to Water" by Linda Sue Park. The book is broken up into 3 chapter sections. At the end of each section the students will take a test on the vocabulary, comprehension, and practice of comprehension skill.

Comprehension Strategy: Theme

 

Vocabulary:

  1. vague (ch16)- of uncertain, indenite, or unclear character or meaning

  2. shanty (ch16) - a small, crudely built shack

  3. scything or scythe (ch17) - cut with a scythe --a tool used for cutting crops such

    as grass or wheat, with a long curved blade at the end of a long pole attached

    to which are one or two short handles.

  4. mourned (ch17)- feel or show deep sorrow or regret for (someone or their death)

  5. contaminated (ch17)- make (something) impure by exposure to or addition of a

    poisonous or polluting substance.

  6. gravel (ch 18) - a loose aggregation of small water-worn or pounded stones.

  7. foundation (ch 18) - the lowest load-bearing part of a building, typically below

    ground level.

  8. dispute (ch 18) -a disagreement, argument, or debate.

Math 

Strategies for Multiplying Whole Numbers and Unit and Non-Unit Fractions
Understanding division stories

Science:
Water Cycle

Social Studies:
13 British Colonies