This page will be updated regularly to reflect the current units that we are studying in each subject!

Language Arts

Spelling

Spelling Focus: Long I

Grammar

Grammar Focus: Complex Sentences and Subordinating Conjunctions

Comprehension and Vocab

Comprehension Focus: Genre

Vocab Words: burst, dread, fantastic, purpose, welling

Read Aloud: __Flying Solo__

Writing

The Trimester 1 writing focus is narrative writing.

Current writing assignment: Write a nonfiction narrative about the day in the life of a California Indian.

Math

**Chapter 1/2 Math Project is due: Wed. Sep. 18**

Chapter 1 and 2 in math is: Place Value, Addition, and Subtraction

Students will be working with:

- decomposing numbers
- place value
- expanded form
- word form
- comparing and ordering numbers
- rounding numbers and estimating sums and differences
- addition properties and subtraction rules
- adding using the standard algorithm
- subtracting using the standard algorithm
- subtracting across zeros

- digit
- place value
- period
- standard form
- expanded form
- word form
- Commutative Property of Addition
- Associative Property of Addition
- Identity Property of Addition
- unknown
- minuend
- subtrahend
- equation
- variable

Social Studies

Geography

We will be learning about:

- The 7 continents and the 5 Oceans
- Landforms
- Regions of California

Science

The Birth of Rocks

We will be learning about:

- Where are volcanoes located?
- Why do some volcanoes explode?
- Will a mountain last forever?
- How could you survive a landslide?