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MARCH 19 - MARCH 23  

       TRABAJANDO POR UN MUNDO MEJOR!

 

 

  Education

   

   GREAT WEEK STARTS, KEEP IN MIND ...

 

espanol

 

 Monday is G day 

Tuesday is A day

 Wednesday is B day

Thursday is C day

Friday is D day

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

OUR GLOBAL CHARACTER OF THE WEEK

 

In March, our global character of the week is recognized for being CARING. This week, the character of the week is

                        AUDRINA SAUCEDA

Congratulations Audrina! Thank you for being an example for all to follow. 

caring

          

 

 

 

GLOBAL INQUIRY UNIT:

DOING MORE WITH LESS


Essential question: 

What can we do to make this world a better place and reach the global goals objectives by 2.030? 

 

Global Approach: Sustainability/ Development 

Concept: Structure, Interdependence, balance, interaction,

 

 

Objectives:   

- Raise awareness and education on sustainable consumption and lifestyles.

 

-Analyze how Deforestation and desertification caused by human activities and climate change pose major challenges to sustainable development and have affected the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in the fight against poverty

 

-Identify the urgency of promoting resources and energy efficiency, sustainable infrastructure, and providing access to basic services, green and decent jobs and a better quality of life for all.

 

-Identify ways to do more with less.

 

- Recognize the importance of creating jobs and prosperity while not straining land and resources

 

- Ways to protect biodiversity

 

 

 

GLOBAL GOALS

 

 

 

 

   DOING MORE WITH LESS

STEP 1: WE OBSERVE, WONDER AND QUESTION

 

Where is our planet?

 

What is around the Earth?

 

What is the importance of the moon and the sun?

 

What is the solar system?

 

Why is it possible to have life in planet Earth?

 

 

STEP 2: WE INVESTIGATE AND DISCOVER    

 

 

 

Where is our planet?

 

What is around the Earth?

 

What is the importance of the moon and the sun?

 

What is the solar system?

 

Why is it possible to have life in planet Earth?

 

What is the Earth made of?

 

How is the Earth formed?

 

What are most of things made of?

 

How does Earth's interior work, and how does it affect the surface?

 

What are the Eight Basic Elements of the Earth?

 

What are the layers of the Earth?

 

What are rocks?

 

What types of rocks are there?

 

Why are rocks non-living things?

 

How do humans use minerals and rocks in our daily lives?

 

How do humans depend on nature?

 

Why are rocks and minerals important for?

 

What are the effects of mining or oil drilling in the environment?

 

What is erosion?

 

Why are there Earthquakes?

 

Why does the Earth have continents?

 

What are Earth tectonic plates?

 

How can we learn about the Earth using a map or Globe?

 

How can we use a map/ a globe to learn about the Earth?

 

What are cardinal points?

 

How does the Earth age?

 

What are landforms? (Rivers, mountains, hills, volcanos, lake, ocean, rainforest)

 

What is the life cycle of water?

 

What are examples of living things can we find in Earth? (Flowers, insects, birds. Humans)

 

 

 

What are living thing’s needs?

 

Why are there some endangered animals?

 

What is human impact on the environment?

 

Why are there some animals endangered?

 

How to protect the Earth?

 

What is Earth Day?

 

What are eco-friendly practices? (Three Rs)

If you have any idea, book or activity, please let me know :)

  

STEP 3: WE SHARE  - STEP 4: WE REFLECT 

Students will reflect upon the fact sustainable consumption and production is about promoting resource and energy efficiency, sustainable infrastructure, and providing access to basic services, green and decent jobs and a better quality of life for all. Its implementation helps to achieve overall development plans, reduce future economic, environmental and social costs, strengthen economic competitiveness and reduce poverty.

 

(I invite you to ask your child constantly to draw, write, talk, do little research about the above mentioned topics or simply talk what she/he has learned at school)  

 

STEP 5: WE ACT AND WE CHANGE

Not decided yet. 

FEEL FREE TO LET ME KNOW IF YOU HAVE ANY IDEA, CRAFT, ACTIVITY, BOOK, SONG THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHARE! I WOULD LOVE TO INCLUDE IT IN THE CLASS ACTIVITIES

 

global goals

 

goal 11 goal 12

 

Global content area vocabulary:

 Cráter (crater) , rocas (rocks), polvo (dust), posición (position),  movimiento (movement), redonda (round),  sistema solar (solar system), luna (moon), sol (sun), tierra (Earth), planetas (planets), Mercurio  (Mercury), Venus (Venus), Tierra  (Earth)Marte (Mars), Júpiter (Jupiter), Saturno (Saturno), Urano (Uranus), Neptuno (Neptune), eje (axis), fases (phases), día (day), noche (night), año (year), estrella (star), luz (light), rayos (rays), posición (posición), satélite (satellite), brilla (shine) , espacio(space) rotación (rotation), translación (translation) Luna Nueva (new moon), cuarto creciente (waxing crescent moon), Luna llena (full moon), cuarto menguante (waning crescent moon) capas (layers), elementos (elements)

 

 

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MATH: 

Two-Digit Addition and Subtraction 

 

 

 two- digit addition and subtraction

 

 

 

 

Math Vocabulary:

  

decenas (tens), unidades (ones), tabla de conteo o Tabla de 100) (hundred chart) fila (row), columna (column), conteo salteado (skip counting), comparar (compare),  menos (fewer), suma (sum) sumar (add) diferencia (difference) enunciado de resta (subtraction sentence)  enunciado de suma  (addition sentence) 

 

 

 

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READING:

Third Quarter Expected Level: I

End of the year objective: J level

 

Narrative elements/ question with what, who, where, when. Sequence of events/ text features/ Topic /Main idea / Explain characters’ choices or actions / Describe characters’ feelings. (general and specific parts of the story)/ Describe characters’ feelings about others

 

 

WORD STUDY:

Review of blends, practice rhymes and review parts of the speech: nouns, adjectives, verbs.

 

WRITING:

 Students are able to write informational texts / opinion writings.

 

HIGH FREQUENCY WORDS: 

Remember to practice these words is vital to understand the content area and improve your child's comprehension and communicative skills. 

This week, the high frequency words are: 

 

está hecho de (is made of), piedras (stones), arruinar (ruin), polvo (dust), capas (layers), 

galaxia (galaxy), sigue (follow), brillante (shiny), lección (lesson), explota (explode), chocan (crash)

 

 

 


 HOMEWORK:

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WISHLIST:

 

 

Thank you for all your donations, we need:

 

- Construction paper - post-its. 

GRACIAS 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

        

 


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