Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Week 2! :)

What a busy week!  Here is a quick list of things your child is learning this week:
Math:  distance conversions (inches, feet, and yards), comparing and ordering 7 digit numbers, reviewing capactiy conversions (quiz on Wednesday)
Language:  overview of the three modes of writing that we will cover this year:  narrative, expository, and descriptive, spelling VCV and VCCV words
Social Studies:  we are beginning a mini-unit on physical geography, focusing on major ports, rivers, mountains, states, etc to the east of the Mississippi River
Science:  reviewing the Scientific Method, atoms, molecules, 3 states of matter
Reading:  character and plot, suffixes, and we are reading the story Frindle