WELCOME TO ROOM 209!
In Religion class, we have started Unit 4: Jesus Gives Us the Gift of Himself. In this unit, students will learn about the parts of the Mass and be able to join in. The children will be preparing to receive their First Holy Communion.
We have are finishing Chapter 7 in math: Metric Measurement of Length. Students have been using a meterstick to estimate and measure length. They have been learning how to compare lengths in meters. Students have been using a centimeter ruler to measure, draw, and compare lengths of objects. They also solve one-step and two-step problems involving length.
We have have started Unit 3 in science: All About Animals. Students are learning that animals need air, water, food, shelter, and space as basic needs to survive. Students will be able to describe some ways that animals depend on plants to meet basic needs. Students will be comparing and contrasting the basic needs of plants and animals. They will describe and compare the different kinds of animals and become familiar with the structural characteristics of animals that are used to group them and how those characteristics help them meet their needs. Students will learn about the life cycles of different animals. Finally, students will learn about fossils and explain how fossils form and the information we learn about how plants and animals lived long ago.
We have started working on Unit 3 in social studies: Using Our Resources. Students are learning about natural resources and how people use them. They will be able to identify ways people conserve and care for the Earth's resources. Students will identify how the geography of a place affects the way people live. Students will be able to compare urban, suburban, and rural areas.