Archive for May 6th, 2013

May 6, 2013 Weekly Overview

Please remember that Wednesday is a half day and students leave at 12:15. Thanks.

We just went to the book fair and had lots of fun!!! We bought a few books for our classroom so no worries if your child doesn’t buy one!! Thanks for the parents who contributed to our bucket of money for the class!! Students who do bring in some money on Wednesday, again, they will go down to purchase books. Thanks!!
MAPS TESTING: The schedule is as follows-please note. Thanks. his is the last of the three map testing times for this year!! Please talk with your child about them doing their best!! Thanks-they are a bunch of smart kids-thanks for your help!!!
Monday, May 13- Reading
Tuesday, May 14 – Math
Wednesday, May 15 – Science

Language Arts: We will work on the target skill of compare and contrast and analyze and evaluate when reading our stories this week. We will also work on when to write commas again, intonatin in fluency and the suffixes -ed, and -ly. We will work on a story in the class using our target vocabulary.

Homework: Due Thursday. Your child will write about a character from their AR story that they are reading. They will choose one character from the story. They must write about chacacter trais based on what the character siad, thought and did. Write one paragraph on this character sketch. Then, your child should complte a
Coat of Arms” for their character. They have a worksheet for this. Both are due this Thursday. Thanks.

Math: We will complete lessons 9.9 through 9.10. Division of Decimals-we will do this both days- Monday and Tuesday. Please review multiplication of decimals if they needed help with their homework!! Thanks We will review a bit on Wednesday and Thursday. We will have our Unit 9 test Friday.
Homework: Monday and Tuesday – 9.9 and 9.10 (math boxes), no homework Wednesday in math- Thursday-study for the test on Friday.

Science: We are working in our Human Boday issue and continueing with bones and joints. Chris Andrews (Sam’s mom) will be in again this week!!!
Thanks Jean Clement