Well, we are all wondering when it will feel like spring, but in our classroom we will start to do a little planting to remind us that it will feel like Spring soon!
A few reminders:
-PTA meeting this Thursday-
-Report card pick up will be Monday, April 7, 2015-
-The week of April 7th is also Book Fair Week at Ray!!
-SUPPLIES!!-We have 3 months of school left and we would love some more PENCILS for the room!!Pencils and tissue paper (for all our colds) would be greatly appreciated by all!! Thanks
-Ray Festival is Thursday, April 10th from 5:30-7:30-Save the date!! I will have students from our room helping to run our booth-i would also like several parents to take one hour shifts to help manage the booth and the students!! Please let me know if you can help! Thanks
Language Arts: We will complete Lesson 19 this week, with a test on Friday. Our target skills are Text and Graphic Features (how these help us know about our reading), Questions, words with ar, Comas in Dates and Places, Synonyms (ask your child) and our target vocabulary. Ask your child what words they worked on today. We are all working in our Literature Groups and reading Independently each day.
Homework: The 6 students who did their “A woman who has influenced me” paper have a homework pass tonight. The rest of the students need to write a paper 100-150 words about a woman who has influenced them and why. Due Tuesday.
Tuesday and Wednesday-Your child will have a worksheet using the High Frequency and Target Vocabulary words. Due Thursday.
Thursday- Your child will have another worksheet on an “Important Woman to Know”-due Friday.
Math: Lessons 9.3 through 9.6 will be completed this week- Measure to the nearest inch, understanding fractions as equal parts of a collection, and working on addition, subtraction, and multiplication and division facts-practice at home if your child needs the extra practice!! We will have math exploration centers on Friday!
Homework: Monday-Thursday, lessons 9.2-9.6
Science: We will continue in our Balance and Motion Unit and will also begin to do some planting in the classroom.
Social Studies: We will read and discuss some about a family tree, we will read about Early Americans and read a letter from a soldier in the American Revolution and answer some questions from that letter. Ask your child by Friday what they are learning!
Have a great week-