January 31, 2012

Reading/LA:  Read Aloud; Lesson: Continue Merge New Learning with our Thinking; Small Group, Istation, Lesson Practice, Blog; Independent Reading

Math:  TTQ (4); TM (Yellow); Metric Conversions — Capacity & Volume; workstations; HW: p. 378 9-20

Science:  Continue Terrarium construction; Complete Aquarium construction — notes in journal

January 30, 2012

Reading/LA:  Read Aloud; Lesson: Merge Thinking with New Learning; Small Group; Istation; Blog; Lesson Practice; Turn in HW

SS:  Turn in probe

Math:  TTQ (3); TM (Red); Metric System — notes in journal; workstations

Science:  Turn in probe; Create Terrarium — notes in journal

January 27, 2012

Reading/LA:  Read Aloud; Lesson: Feature & Purpose — Lightning; Lesson: Review Post-it board; Small Group, Istation, Lesson Practice, Blog Response; Homework:  Use the textbook story Dangerous Crossing to complete the worksheet.

SS:  Probe due

Math:  TTQ (2); TM (Gold); Review HW from Wednesday; Area vs. Perimeter — activity

Science:  Water cycle probe due; Unit Test; Begin work on Terrariums

January 26, 2012

Reading/LA:  Library/Istation; Lesson: Nonfiction Feature & Purpose; Small Group, Blog, Istation, Lesson Practice; Independent Reading; Homework:  Use the textbook story Dangerous Crossing to complete the worksheet.

SS:  Probe due tomorrow.

Math:  TTQ (1); TM (Orange); Know when to multiply & divide; measurement practice; workstations; small group

Science:  Water Cycle probe due tomorrow; Planetarium & Quiz

January 25, 2012

Reading/LA:  Read Aloud; Lesson: Nonfiction Feature & Purpose; Small Group, Istation, Blog, Lesson Practice; Independent Reading — Beat the record of 27 minutes!

Social Studies:  Obstacles to Western Expansion Probe — due Friday

Math:  TTQ (5); TM (Blue); Converting Volume & Capacity: Gallon Man; Workstations; Small Groups

Science:  Weather & Climate notes; Texas Climate assignment in groups http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/cag3/cag3.html

Planetarium tomorrow!

January 24, 2012

Reading/LA:  Read Aloud; Lesson: ; Small Group; Istation; Blog; Lesson Practice: Strategies for Answering Your Questions, continued; HW: Cause & Effect Worksheet — use the selection Dangerous Crossing  from your reading textbook

SS:  Obstacles to Western Expansion Probe

Math:  TTQ (4); TM (Pink); Review HW; Measuring Length — notes and practice; workstations

Science:  Water Cycle notes — continue working on probe