I hope that all of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Please continue to send in any box tops that you have collected.

We will have a math test on adding and subtracting fractions this Thursday. Extra-practice will go home Monday and Tuesday. Please continue to review the concepts on the fraction flashcards with your child.

**Monday**

*Math*

- review fractions, equivalent fractions, mixed numbers and fractions with division by completing Practice A as a class (TB p. 57)
- review addition of like and related fractions
- add unlike fractions (TB p. 58)
- begin WB Ex. 3 p. 52-53

*Reading & Vocabulary*

- handwriting
- review prefixes; introduce dis- & per-
- learn about direct and indirect characterization

**Tuesday**

*Math*

- review vocabulary/phrases for fractions
- practice adding unlike fractions
- complete and correct Ex. 3
- review subtraction of like and related fractions
- subtract unlike fractions (TB p. 59)
- begin WB Ex. 4 p. 54 – 55

**Wednesday**

*Math
*

- correct and complete Ex. 4
- review for Thursdays test by completing Practice B (TB p. 60)

*Reading & Vocabulary*

- handwriting
- use prefixes in sentences
- identify examples of direct and indirect characterization in a story

**Thursday**

*Math*

- math test on adding and subtracting fractions

*Reading & Vocabulary*

- handwriting
- complete characterization
- introduce novel study