Division, Typing, Fact and Opinion

Math

Students will complete the unit on decimals this week and move on to division.  We will start with basic division facts and then move on to long division.  Knowing all the multiplication facts will help you be better at division, so practice at home!

Here’s a video introduction to division.

And here’s another video that could help you remember the division process:

If you’d like to practice division, click here.

Reading

In reading students will be distinguishing fact from opinion and reading the story Snowflake Bentley

For information on the real Wilson Bentley, visit here.

Language Arts

Students will be typing their papers about On The Banks of Plum Creek.  We will also be watching a part of the Little House on the Prairie television show that was based on the books by Laura Ingalls Wilder.  Students will be looking at the show’s depiction of the Ingalls family and comparing it to the way the Ingalls family was portrayed in the novel.

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