This week in 3C
We will go on a field trip on Wednesday to Window of the World.
This week students will work on a mini research project. They will choose an animal and look into the animals habitat. Students will research these three questions:
- What are 3 ways the animal uses surroundings for survival?
- What is the food chain for this animal to survive?
- How do humans interact with the habitat?
In readers workshop this week, readers will continue to look deeper into the development of character. First, they will notice patterns in the characters’ behavior, analyzing the strong traits of the character. Using what they know about their character, they will discuss WHY the character behaves the way they do. Towards the end of the week, readers will make predictions about character using evidence they have gathered about their character.
Writers will be busy drafting persuasive arguments within a topic that they feel passionate about. We are continuing to generate ideas and plan our reasons in order to justify our thesis statement. Students will use a checklist to help them work with independence. They will also learn more about when to start a new paragraph and how to talk with an audience.
Mathematicians will continue their work with area by moving on to working with arithmetic properties. Students will apply knowledge of the distributive property from Modules 1 and 3 to find area