Weekly Reading Skills:


Phonics and Spelling Skill: Long Vowels a, i

Comprehension Skill: Author's Purpose

 Vocabulary Strategy: Multiple Meaning Words

Grammar: Types of Sentences


 Diary of A Spider 

 Phonics and Spelling Skill: Long Vowels o,u,e

 Comprehension Skill: Cause and Effect

 Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues

 Grammar: What is a noun?


Teacher's Pet

  Phonics and Spelling Skill: Consonant Blends with r, l, s

 Comprehension Skill: Story Structure

 Vocabulary Strategy: Base Words and Endings  -ed  -ing

 Grammar: Singular and Plural Nouns



Unit 1

Work Like a Scientist:

*Scientists ask questions about the world around them.

They find answers by investigating through many methods*

~Essential Questions~

What Tools Can We Use?

How Do Scientists Think?

How Do We Solve a Problem?

Unit 2

Technology and Our World:

*Engineers use a process to design new technology to meet human needs.

Technology affects our everyday life and can affect the environment around us*

~Essential Questions~

What Is The Design Process?

How Can We Use The Design Process?

What Is Technology?




Important Dates:

Sept. 3- Labor Day: No School!

Sept. 4- Teacher Inservice: No School!

Sept. 9- Parish Picnic

Sept. 10- No School: Teacher Inservice

Sept. 28- Spirit Day: St. Peter Shirt/Jeans