As readers this week, we will begin working to come up with topic for our Narrative Non-Fiction writing piece. We will read and study an assortment of books on a topic of choice. Then we will practice reading and writing like an expert. Finally, we will practice sharing the information we each read about. All of the information we gather about the topic will be incorporated into our Narrative Non-Fiction books.
As writers this week, we will head into the planning around our topic in preparation for writing Literary Nonfiction books. Your child has chosen a topic of interest that they already have a little background knowledge of and will do research to find out more. We will also use mentor authors to guide us in our decisions as writers in planning how we want our books to go! Ask your child about the topic they have chosen for their book…
As mathematicians move forward this week they will begin to work with number lines that have endpoints other than 0 and 1. Then, Students will gain an understanding that a fraction must be the same size but may not always have the same shape.