Please note that breakfast is now served at 8:20 in the cafeteria and morning fitness starts at 8:45 sharp!!!
Also- Next week- Book Fair!! We will visit the book fair on Monday and mke a ‘wish list’, then on Wednesday students will return who bring in some money to purchase books!! Also, I have a classroom container from the book fair that your child can bring in money and we can buy classroom books with all the money that we collect this week!!! The classroom with the mos money donated wins a pizza party!!!!! Empty your piggy banks!!!
Language Arts: Text and Graphic Features and using Quotation marks will be our focus this week.
-Through Journeys we will read the main selection, using text and graphic features as our guide. We will focus on quotations, prefixes and our 10 target vocabulary words. We will stress reading with fluency.
-daily independent reading, literature groups and guided reading. We also meet with our buddy to read to them once per week
-Writer’s Notebook-at least a few times per week.
Reading a read aloud: The Secret Garden
How is your child doing in AR tests so far this quarter? Ask them!!
Homework: Reading at least 30 minutes per night;
Monday through Thursday-a different writing prompt each night:
Each assignment will be written in their writer’s notebook, but it must be returned each day to school!!! Thanks
Try and use “quotes” in each of your homework writing assignments!!!
Monday-Compare what you looked like four years ago to what you look like today.
Tuesday: Describe the changes that may have happened near an old tree planted near your home.
Wednesday: Explain the importance of redwood trees to the wildlife in the forest.
Thursday: Write a letter persuading our mayor to plant more trees in our area of the city.
Math: Lessons 9.5-9.8- Comparing fractions, decimals and percents, comparing the results of a survey, population data and Multiplication of decimals.
Homework: Monday through Thursday, 9.5 through 9.8
Science: The Human Body-studying “bones” Have had and will continue to have a guest speaker in -a U of C Biology teacher (Sam’s mom) will come in every other week for a science mini U of C lesson-it’s been great!!
Social Studies: Political regions, physical features and geography of U.S. and it’s neighbors
Have a great week- Jean Clement