Hope everyone had a family- filled long weekend!!!
-A Field Trip coming up-We will go to The Nutcracker on December 14th at 10:00. We will walk to Mandell Hall, which is a few blocks way. The cost is $7.00 per student and is due this week, next MONDAY, December 3, 2012 by the latest!!! We have a classmate in the performance-our very own Russell!!!! I have everyone’s permission slip-just need the $7.00-please send it in this week!!!
-PTA meeting this Thursday-we will have a discussion on Bullying-please come if you can. The meeting starts at 6:30! Pizza served at 6.
-International Night-December 6, 2012-please look for the flyer being sent home today with your child!!!
-Thanks for the snack coming in-please have your child bring one in-they love giving themselves a sticker on our Snack Chart!!! Thanks
Language Arts: Lesson 9 this week. We will focus on comma use, antonyms, writing and asking Questions, and reading for accuracy. We will have a test on Friday.
Homework: Your child will work on a Poem this week. Your child will have an announcement with them today. Please review will your child. There is a contest celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of community and what a beloved community mean. We will review this in class, but by Thursday, your child should turn in one or more poems with this theme in mind. Your child will have a flyer describing this contest. The poem criteria is very broad, but I would like to turn at least one poem into this contest per, if you child writes more than one, we can choose which one to enter. Thanks
Math: Lessons 4.6 through 4.9 will be completed. We are working on decimals in money, thousandths place value, metric units of length and personal reference in the metric length. We will also continue to have 5-minute math fact tests with multiplication and division.
Homework: Monday through Thursday, Lessons 4.6 through 4.9 Thanks.
Science: in the science lessons this week we will be building circuits, making and discussing open and closed circuits.
Social Studies: We will complete and review our reading and work on The American People, United States Government and United States Economy. We will work on these each day and have a quiz on Thursday. I will have your child take their book home both Tuesday and Wednesday will pages to review for the quiz. Pages 42-67. We have read these in class and will also review again in class.
Have a good week. As always, thank you for all your help!! Jean Clement