Week of May 2-6

Terracotta Army Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4c_ADqshdSA&t=4s

ALL WORK FOR QUARTER 4 PROGRESS REPORTS DUE THURSDAY, MAY 5 at 4 p.m.!

Language Arts: We will continue to focus on the parts of speech and how they work together as a smaller system within the whole system of the English language. Parts of Speech Booklet DUE WEDNESDAY. We will then study the smaller system of figurative language.

Social Studies: We will finish looking at the Qin Dynasty in China, with First Emperor of China packets DUE TUESDAY. Then we will study the Han Dynasty in stations, with the Han Dynasty packet DUE FRIDAY.

Week of April 25-29

Stephen Wiltshire Artwork: https://www.stephenwiltshire.co.uk/stephen-wiltshire-city-panorama-drawings

Wiltshire Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2EpmFzG2AM

Language Arts: This week students will learn the Parts of Speech and create a booklet demonstrating their knowledge and application of 8 parts of speech (Booklet Due Friday, April 29th).

Social Studies: We will continue our China unit by studying the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, of the Qin Dynasty (221–206 BCE).

Week of April 18-22

Language Arts: Students will be taking the OSAS all week for Reading and Writing. This includes multiple choice for reading comprehension and an essay portion for writing.

Social Studies: We will focus on our Bernstein unit by working on our art pieces inspired by The Kiss by Gustav Klimt. Students will work on patterns that work together to show their personality, interests, and overall mood of their artwork.

Week of April 11-15

Artful Learning link: https://www.leonardbernstein.com/artful-learning

Leonard Bernstein Young People’s Concerts: https://youtu.be/_2OisC_XfF4

Jackson Artful Learning video: https://youtu.be/yer34h4d8uc

Language Arts: This week we will start our Bernstein unit on Systems, including learning important parts of the English language, starting with commas! The Comma Practice Packet will be due Friday, April 15th.

Social Studies: Students will work on the three main Chinese philosophies, which are Confucianism, Taoism, and Legalism. The Spiral Notes and Chinese Philsophies Packet are due Friday, April 15th.

Week of April 4-8

Appreciation Padlet for Ms. Nelson and Ms.Brown! https://padlet.com/mventura32/1eiybpubddgyb6h1

What is Art? Video: https://youtu.be/QZQyV9BB50E

ALL WORK DUE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6th by 4:00 p.m. for QUARTER 3 GRADES!!!

Language Arts: This week students will be finishing their Ticket to India Flipbooks, which are due Wednesday, April 6.

Social Studies: Students will begin to learn about the Shang Dynasty though photos of different artifacts. They will keep an Artifact Log of their findings, which is due Wednesday, April 6.