Archive for November, 2017

Weekly Overview November 27, 2017

I hope everyone had a family-filled long weekend!

Picture retake day is tomorrow!!

Please sign the form for Robocall and return to me or to the office!  We need all forms!!  Thanks

We are pretty much out of snacks, so please bring in enough for 25 students if you can!  Thanks

Our next field trip is to go to hear The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, so please return the form if you have not done so!  Thanks very much-it is due!!  I am so excited that we get to go to this!!

Remember Spirit Day is every Wednesday;  green and white should be worn!!!

Math:  Your children are loving multiplication!!  We are also working on subtraction and getting to know our addition facts quickly!!  Practice at home!

This week we will work on subtraction from 20 for the next two days, we will work with coins,, explore the rectangle, and have a unit 3 review on Thursday.  Our Unit 3 will be this Friday.

Homework:  Homelinks 3.9-3.11- Monday through Wednesday, then Unit 3 study sheet Thursday evening.

Language Arts:  This weeks story is Animal Building Homes.  We are working on non-fiction this week and our focus is comprehension-using the text and graphic features to help our comprehension.

Homework:  Your child will have their writing assignment with them today.  It is due Thursday.

Social Studies:  I am hoping to finish up our Native American unit this week!!

Science:  We have a few more lessons in our Solids and Liquids Unit, then we will do a fun, little lesson on the octopus on Thursday.

Have a wonderful week!  As always, thanks for your help!!

Jean Clement


Weekly Overview November 20, 2017

Two days of school and then Happy Thanksgiving!!

Our field trip is tomorrow.  We will leave first thing in the morning, and be back to Ray about 12:30.  We will eat lunch here when we get back.  Your child can bring their lunch, or I can send them to the cafeteria to get a school lunch, whichever is better for you.  We will all eat in the classroom!!  So excited about hearing the drums and learning more about a powwow.

After this holiday, we will need more snacks!  Thanks!

Picture retake day is November 28th.

Language Arts:  We will read and write as much as we can in the next two days!!  No homework this week-a homework pass tonight!

Math:  I hope you heard that we are also working on learning about multiplication and what it means!!  Everyone was really excited, and I saw many “oh…I get it now!” moments:)!!

Homework:  They will have one math homelinks tonight.

Social Studies:  Your child all gave a presentation about their dioramas and did a wonderful job!  Ms. Neely and Ms. Thole came in for some of them!!  Great job in helping your children parents!!  Thanks!

Please look for your child’s diorama today-they will go home so you can have them over the holiday:)

Science:  We will work with different sizes of beans today and make predictions on how many beans we can hold in one hand!

Have a safe and family-filled holiday.

Thanks for all you do.

Ms. Clement

Weekly Overview November 14, 2017

Hi!  Sorry, my site was acting up, but our tech help got it working again!!!

I will see you tomorrow for report card pick-up!!  Please email me if you have not signed up, or you can just stop in and sign up tomorrow.  So far, my most open time is between 4::15-5:10!!  But I have other scattered times, too.  Thanks!!

The dioramas look wonderful!  I feel that everyone has learned so much and have enjoyed their new knowledge!  Thanks for all your help!!

Please remember our field trip on November 21st!  We are going to a pow wow and it should be amazing!

Language Arts:  We will continue to work on our pop-up books related to the different Native  American cultures.  We all give our diorama presentations this week!!  And, I am seeing overall gains in our writing skills!!  I am seeing ownership in their work!!

Math:  We are working on addition and subtraction and working on 2-digit numbers.  Practice at home!!

Homework:  I will send homelinks home tonight, that will be due Thursday.  Thanks

Science:  We will be working with different sizes of beans this week, making predictions about how many we can hold, and completing some math number stories related to our science unit on liquid and solids.

Social Studies:  Knee deep into our Native American Unit!!