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Week of November 12-16, 2018

Upcoming Events:
November 15-16 - Parent-Teacher Interviews (November 16th is a P.A. Day)
November 19-23 - Safety Village in the gymnasium
November 20 - Photo retake day
November 28 - School Mass (Our class will be responsible for this Mass. Parents are welcome to attend.)

Language Arts

Reader's Workshop:
- Fiction Genres Unit (Historical fiction.)
- Independent Reading, Guided Reading, and Reading Conferences
- Novel Study: The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
- Comprehension Strategies: making connections, visualization, inferring, asking questions

Writer's Workshop: 
- This week, students will use the Power Writing model to construct persuasive paragraphs.

Math

- Metric Conversions
- Perimeter and area of regular and irregular polygons
- Area of a triangle

Social Studies 
- Students will identify significant people, events and developments during the Syrian Refugee Crisis.

Religion/Family Life
- Students will look at the obstacles to prayer and plan ways to incorporate prayer into their daily lives.

Health 
- Our Health lesson this week will focus on the idea of smart snacking.

Phys. Ed.
- Basketball (dribbling, passing and shooting)

Music
- Students will use their knowledge of the elements of music to select/create a theme for a musical fairy tale character.