Reading - Your student is working on finding the main idea in a passage or book. With this, they will also being finding supporting details. To help at home make sure your student is reading for at least 20 minutes every night. Then, ask them about the main idea of their story.
Math - We are currently working on our fractions unit! With fractions we learn how to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators, compare fractions, order fractions, and put fractions on a number line. We use several fun, different methods when solving these types of problems so please encourage your child to bring home their math notebooks so they can show you what they are learning :-)
Va Studies - We are discussing what life was like in Colonial times. Your students will be learning about how people lived before banks and currency were introduced. Your student will be learning several fun, helpful songs to help them remember this information, so please make sure they are practicing them every night.
Science - we are focusing on the Earth, Moon, and Sun. This unit has lots of new vocabulary words so please make sure your child is reviewing their vocabulary worksheet every night!
Friday folder will be sent on every Friday with your child's work from the week, and important papers from Mullen informing you about future events. Also in the Friday folder, there is will a document telling you how your child did academically and behaviorally. This is a way for parents and me to have steady communication and to keep you informed on how your student is doing in school. Please be sure to sign this over the weekend so your child can return it to me on Monday.