Mrs. Maranto’s Weekly News May 14, 2018 Homeroom News: DARE graduation is this Friday at 9:30 a.m. in the school gym. All parents are welcome to attend. Each student will be recognized for their participation in the DARE program this year. The students will receive a DARE T-shirt on Friday morning to keep in recognition of their commitment to stay drug free. Students will wear their T-shirts on Friday during the ceremony and bring them home that afternoon. Reading/Language: This week we are reading about Lewis and Clark. The children will practice recognizing main idea and detail and learn about using primary sources. Our vocabulary skills will focus on understanding analogies. English: The students will learn how to correctly use abbreviations and how to write titles. Spelling: We are on lesson 25 this week. The posttest will be on Friday. Math: Last Friday we finished our unit on dividing fractions. We will review on Monday and Tuesday and take the posttest on Wednesday. Our next unit will cover algebraic patterns and graphing. Social Studies: This week the children our creating a timeline of the American Revolution as their summative assessment. Our next unit will focus on how our system of government was created. Science: This week the children will student the sun and constellations.