Tomorrow is the math quiz so I spent today reviewing. There will be exercises using division with 1 and 2 digit divisors, multiplication of 3x2 and 3x1 digits, a few word problems, and some review (the value of an underlined digit).
In social studies, the students were introduced to the Wax Museum/Theatre project. All of the guidelines have been placed in the Google Classroom and the students need to make a copy of the slide first before editing it.
In reading, we continued with theme but with understanding how theme is found through characterization. What this means is looking at the traits of a character in a story and also looking at the motives behind why a character did something. When we delve into a character's motivation, the reasons behind the action, we can better understand the character, the text, and ultimately the theme of the story.