11/30 – 12/4 Learning Objectives

Here are the learning objectives for our class this week!


Students will:
Describe and participate in the liturgical origins of the Advent season.


Students will:

  • 5.1 – Use mental math and place-value strategies to divide multiples of 10 and 100 by 1-digit numbers.
  • 5.2 – Use compatible numbers to estimate quotients.
  • 5.3 – Use place-value patterns and division facts to estimate quotients for 4-digit dividends. 

Math Workshops

Students will review Topic 4 and take the Topic 4 Assessment.


Essential Question: How do living things each have an important role in the world?

Anchor Text: The Life and Times of the Ant
Students will:

  • Use text and graphic features to aid in comprehension
  • Understand and explain scientific concepts and ideas
  • Identify author’s purpose

Secondary Text: The Dove and the Ant
Students will:

  • Identify author’s purpose
  • Determine a fable’s theme and moral


Students will:

  • Identify and use present and past participles and participle phrases
  • Use participle phrases to combine sentences


Continues next week!

Social Studies

Students will:

  • Describe key elements surrounding the arrival of the first European settlers to California.


P.E., Spanish, Library