Spring has finally arrived! This month the students will be continuing their work on reading and comprehension skills while developing their vocabulary. In writing students will continue using the writing and editing process to strengthen their writing skills as well as practice writing persuasive essays. We will also continue word study units to help improve spelling and comprehension of various vocabulary words. In math, the students will finish learning about geometry concepts and learn all about measurement concepts. In science, students will learn about properties of matter and all about atoms and elements. During social studies the students will learn about the southwest and Rocky Mountain regions of the United States and its characteristics for later comparison/contrast of the other regions.