We are learning the process of research and gathering all the tools needed to conduct research. Please make sure to visit the LMC blog for research resources along with the library catalog.
You find out you have a Science test on Wednesday. You study really hard to make sure you receive an A. What is the stimulus and what is the response? Is this an internal or external stimulus? Knowing these answers may help you on the test!
We will be learning the process of researching as you begin your research on a specific Native American tribe. You will learn to read nonfiction text, take good notes, and paraphrase in your own words.
We will be reviewing vocabulary skills, focusing on root words and their meanings. We will also be reading short stories and preparing for a research paper.
We are learning about how living things respond to their environment. As you go through each day you are sensing stimuli and giving responses. For example: there is a fire alarm, you respond by leaving the building. Our bodies help us repsond to the environment and survive.
Willy feels confident about winning the race, however, Stone Fox is even more confident. Should the money be given to Willy so he can pay his grandfather’s taxes off or should it be for Stone Fox so he can buy back the land of his people? They both have good reasons for wanting to win but only one can be the winner. Who do you think it will be? We will find out and we will also be researching Native American tribes.
As James and the creatures come out of one conflict, they end up becoming a part of another. The story has taken us through many ups and downs and as we come closer to the end, the intensity is growing so hold on to your seats! In writing, you will be responding to pictures and text using the ERR method.
We are learning vocabulary which relates to the field trip we will be going to on Wednesday. The Super Scientific Circus features circus skills, magic tricks and mime to illustrate fundamental scientific concepts. Science can be and is fun!
We completed our book and have our final test on The Chocolate Touch. We will be reviewing spelling, grammar, and comprehension skills. Students will also be working on ERR.
James and the creatures have escaped from the desolate hill and the horrible aunts, however, they have now landed into a new conflict. How will they save themselves from the dangers of being out in the ocean surrounded by sharks? We will soon find out. In writing, you will be creating your very own photostory!