Wow!!! It is almost May and I can not believe it!! I have the most wonderful class….thank you very much! NWEA testing is coming up, please read with your child each night and have them complete their homework in a timely manner. Not giving up and reading each question and working on their Stamina will all help them do their best on these tests!! I’ll let you know the dates as soon as I have them.
Also, there is an important survey coming out on Ray Enews today. If you are not receiving the bulletin, please stip by the office to fill it out. The survey asks for your input into what the Principal Screening Committee should consider while reviewing resumes for possible principal candidates. Thanks
Language Arts: This week we will focus on Drawing conclusions, summarizing, the suffixes, -y, -ly, and -ful and the final endings of -tion, and -ture. We will also write an informational paragraph explanation. For fluency, we will discuss our rate, and how smoothly we are reading. Practice at home!! Test on Friday.
Homework: Your child has their 8 vocabulary words that they will use to write a story. The story is due Wednesday. Illustration with the story is extra credit. They will get another homework project on Wednesday that will be due Thursday. Thursday homework is to study for the test on Friday.
Math: We will complete lessons 10.9 through 10.10.11. We will do some extra NWEA test practice on Thursday and have math explorations on Friday. We will work on place-value up through ten-thousands. Work on this at home. What number is in the thousands place?, what number is ten or a hundred more?, a hundred less? etc. Play around with place-value.
The test for this Unit 10 will be next Tuesday.
Homework: Monday-Wednesday, 10.9-10.11. I will give them a practice NWEA sheet on Thursday.
Science: We are growing some plants from both seeds and bulbs. We will be growing plants until the end of the school year!! We will also move on to our insect unit and will begin once our supplies arrive:)
Have a great week! Jean Clement