In Math the students have been setting their own weekly Math goals based on results from measurement and data assessments and then during rotations they work to accomplish their goals. The students have been very successful in accomplishing their goals. See their student blogs for examples of what they have done.
Next week we will move into studying multiplication and number patterns.
The students wrote stories based on one of Ms. Thao’s paintings. The grammar focus for the week has been when to put in paragraphs in narrative writing.
Next week we will be studying how to write to persuade.
The students have been studying about how their body systems are affected by their choices. Each student chose one thing they wanted to improve such as their strength or memory and they worked to improve that. They then created graphs with their data and prepared presentations that each student gave in front of the class. Here is a short video of the students at work.
And here is a short video of some traditional games you could play over the break. Chuc Mung Nam Moi!