What We Are Learning: April 2021
Students will develop their understanding of fractions. They will learn how to simplify, add, subtract, and multiply fractions.
Students will use various reading strategies and skills to understand and analyze fiction and nonfiction texts. They will respond to comprehension questions about the texts.
Our current read aloud is “Tiger Rising” by Kate Dicamillo. Students will look at how writers use various techniques to tell a story.
Students will learn how to write literary essays with an introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion. They will use textual evidence to support their ideas.
Students will learn about life during the colonial and revolutionary periods.
- Students will review science concepts in preparation for the NY State Science Exam.
4/19-4/29 (date TBD): NYC ELA Exam Grades 3-5
4/22: Parent Association Meeting 6 pm - 7 pm
- Please continue to check any missing, completed, or returned assignments for grades your child received. If you have any questions, contact your child’s teacher.
- Please discuss with your child the importance of completing their Zearn, Lexia, Xtra math, and silent reading requirements. Check in with them weekly to see if they are completing the required amount.