Reading: Our shared reading mini-lessons will focus on identifying the author's purpose. Was the book written to persuade, inform, or entertain?
Writing: We will be working on writing in all genres this nine weeks. Next week, we will be starting a new piece of persuasive writing.
Spelling: We will continue to work on spelling r-controlled vowel words this week.
Math: We will be using strategies to solve three-digit addition problems, with and without regrouping. We will be using the place value, base ten blocks, and open number line strategies to solve the problems.
Social Studies: We will be learning about government next week. We will be learning about our president, governor, and mayor. We will also be learning about the capitol buildings in D.C. and Atlanta as well as locating both capital cities on a map.