In literacy, students will be reading and use skills such as; cause/effect, word choice, author’s purpose, drawing conclusions, main ideas/details. Students will also be reading either a novel, analyzing texts, or reading informational text to make inferences.
In book club, we have been reading The Watson's Go To Birmingham-1963. This book is told from the perspective of a ten year old boy as he travels with his African American family from Flint to Birmingham, Alabama during the Civil Rights Movement.
In science, we will be learning about the phases of matter and also matter and space systems: the stars and solar system.
In social studies, we will be learning about colonization, the events that led to the American Revolution, and the American Revolution.
In writing, we will be writing a personal narrative and a research report about an environmental issue. We will also be focusing on organization, word choice, character development, research process, supporting opinions, and editing their work.