I hope you had a nice weekend!
Our field trip to the Musical Instrument Museum is on February 2nd. Please look out for an email about it later this week.
In math this week, we will be starting a new unit on decimals. We will introduce the tenths place this week and do a lot of practice with manipulatives as we approach this new topic.
We will finish Robin Hood this week. On Monday, January 22, we will have a culminating activity and on Tuesday, January 23 we will have the final test on Robin Hood. Our next book will be The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum. Please make sure your child has this version. The ISBN number is 978-1593082215. Link to Amazon.
This week in science, we will conclude our study of meteorology with a quiz on 1/16. We will study the three types of rocks, how they form, the rock cycle, and weathering.
This week in history we will continue our study of African Kingdoms. We will focus on the Trans-Sahara Trade and how trade helped to spread ideas across Africa. We will also study several important Kingdoms including Ghana and Mali, as well the impact of Mali's Mansa Musa and his pilgrimage to Mecca.