Ancient Egypt Projects are due this Thursday, October 25, 2018 – Parents are welcome to come and watch our presentations at 2:30!
Riggs: Continuing to learn multiletter phonograms, daily spelling words! Please remember to go over your child’s spelling words with them every night. They are tested every morning on their words. You can make it fun! Write in shaving cream, pudding, bathroom markers, dry erase markers on the window, etc. You can find their words in their Riggs notebook and planner.
Monday: about, bridge, man, men, for
Tuesday: ran, run, judge, was, has
Wednesday: led, lead, that, ledge, lay
Thursday: apple/apples, dog/dogs, eat/eats, ate
Math: Continuing discussing days of the week, left/right, identifying numbers on a number chart, counting backwards and forwards, skip counting, identifying equal parts, recognizing
patterns, & writing digital time and clockface time.
Reading: We’re Sailing Down the Nile by Laurie Kerbs
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.
Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
IEW/Writing: Students will continue participating in choral reading of source texts, recognize nouns, recognize adjectives, and have fun with action words (verbs), write key word outlines. Writing about reading on Writing Wednesday!
Core Knowledge: Ancient Egypt
Students will be able to identify and describe important pharaohs: Tutankhamen, Hatshepsut.
Students will be able to explain Ancient Egyptian religion: pyramids, mummies, animal gods, and the sphinx.
Students will be able to locate and describe the geography of Africa: The Sahara and the flooding of the Nile.
Students will understand the development of writing through hieroglyphics and its impact on civilization.