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UPCOMING Events at Tara Oaks:  
 
November 20- PTA Barnes and Noble Book Fair
November 21- 4th grade Field Trip to the Pink Palace 
November 22-24- Thanksgiving Break 
November 30- Class Pictures 
 
 

Recent Posts

Week of November 13-17

Math: Fractions 
 -I can estimate fraction amounts using benchmark fractions.
-I can identify equivalent forms of fractions.
-I can prove equivalent forms of fractions.
-I can compare fractions.
*Daily Math Test Friday*
--For weekly Daily Math Sheets and Answer Keys click on the tab in the menu to the right. 
--Students should be practicing their multiplication facts every week.
 
Science: Life Science
-I can distinguish between complete and incomplete metamorphosis.
-I can determine how a physical or behavioral adaptation can enhance the chances of survival.

November 6-10

Math: Division & Fractions 
-I can identify prime and composite numbers.
-I can identify fractions as parts of a whole or set.
-I can decompose fractions multiple ways.
-I can estimate fraction amounts using benchmark fractions.
*Daily Math Test Friday*
--For weekly Daily Math Sheets and Answer Keys click on the tab in the menu to the right. 
--Students should be practicing their multiplication facts every week.
 
Science: Life Science
-I can distinguish between complete and incomplete metamorphosis.
-I can determine how a physical or behavioral adaptation can enhance the chances of survival.

Week of October 30-November 3

Math: Division & Fractions 
-I can find 1- and 2-digit quotients from 1-digit divisors. 
-I can identify prime and composite numbers.
-I can identify fractions as parts of a whole or set.
*Daily Math Test Friday*
--For weekly Daily Math Sheets and Answer Keys click on the tab in the menu to the right. 
--Students should be practicing their multiplication facts every week.
 
Science: Life Cycles and Metamorphosis (Life Science)
-I can distinguish between complete and incomplete metamorphosis.
-I can observe my mealworms. 

Week of October 23-27

Math: Division
-I can solve division problems by using multiplicative comparison.
-I can model division and interpret remainders.
-I can mentally divide multiples of 10 by 1-digit divisors.
*Daily Math Test Friday*
--For weekly Daily Math Sheets and Answer Keys click on the tab in the menu to the right. 
--Students should be practicing their multiplication facts every week.
 
Science: Life Cycles and Metamorphosis (Life Science)
-I can distinguish between complete and incomplete metamorphosis.
-I can observe my mealworms. 

Week of October 16-20

Math: Division
-I can use models to explain division as the inverse of multiplication/repeated subtraction.
-I can solve division problems by using multiplicative comparison.
-I can model division and interpret remainders.
-I can mentally divide multiples of 10 by 1-digit divisors.
*Daily Math Test Friday*
--For weekly Daily Math Sheets and Answer Keys click on the tab in the menu to the right. 
--Students should be practicing their multiplication facts every week.
 
Science: Life Cycles (Life Science)
-I can distinguish between complete and incomplete metamorphosis. 

October 2-6

Math: Multiplication
 -I can find 1-digit and 2-digit products using the standard algorithm.
-I can find 2-digit by 2-digit products using the standard algorithm.
 *Daily Math Test Friday*
--For weekly Daily Math Sheets click on the tab in the menu to the right. 
--Students should also be practicing their multiplication facts every night because we will have "sprints" throughout the week.
 
Science: Ecosystems (Life Science)
-I can determine how different organisms function within an environment in terms of their location on an energy pyramid.
-I can analyze food chains and food webs.

Week of September 25-29

Math: Multiplication
-I can review area and distributive property strategies for multiplication.
-I can multiply using a partial products algorithm and the area model.
-I can find 1-digit and 2-digit products using the standard algorithm.
-I can find 2-digit by 2-digit products using the standard algorithm.
 *Daily Math Test Friday*
--For weekly Daily Math Sheets click on the tab in the menu to the right. 
--Students should also be practicing their multiplication facts every night because we will have "sprints" throughout the week.*
 
Science: Ecosystems (Life Science)
-I can draw conclusions about the relationship between reproduction and the survival of a species.
-I can determine how different organisms function within an environment in terms of their location on an energy pyramid.

Week of September 18-22

Math: Multiplication
-I can use the area model to multiply 1-digit by 2- and 3-digit factors.
-I can use the distributive property to find products. 
 *Daily Math Test Friday*
--For weekly Daily Math Sheets click on the tab in the menu to the right. 
--Students should also be practicing their multiplication facts every night because we will have "sprints" throughout the week.*
 
Science: Ecosystems (Life Science)
-I can recognize the impact of predation and competition on an ecosystem.
-I can draw conclusions about the relationship between reproduction and the survival of a species.
-I can determine how different organisms function within an environment in terms of their location on an energy pyramid.

Week of September 11-14

Math: Multiplication
-I can estimate products by rounding.
-I can use the area model to multiply 1-digit by 2- and 3-digit factors.
-I can use the distributive property to find products. 
 *Daily Math Test Thursday*
--For weekly Daily Math Sheets click on the tab in the menu to the right. 
--Students should also be practicing their multiplication facts every night because we will have "sprints" throughout the week.*
 
Science: Ecosystems (Life Science)
-I can recognize the impact of predation and competition on an ecosystem.
-I can draw conclusions about the relationship between reproduction and the survival of a species.
-I can determine how different organisms function within an environment in terms of their location on an energy pyramid.
 


Week of September 5-8

Math: Multiplication
-I can explain the meaning of multiplication.
-I can interpret multiplication equations.
-I can mentally find products with factors that are multiples of 10.
 *Daily Math Test Friday*
--For weekly Daily Math Sheets click on the tab in the menu to the right. 
--Students should also be practicing their multiplication facts every night because we will have "sprints" throughout the week.*
 
Science: Cells (Life Science)
-I can identify that all living things are made of cells that perform functions necessary for life.
-I can compare basic structures of plant and animal cells.
 *Cells Quiz Friday*