What's been going on...
Math: In math we are wrapping up our unit on multiplying & dividing fractions. As of now we are planning on taking our unit 3 test on Tuesday of next week. A golden rod study guide should be coming home in the student's Friday folder. Please send it in on Monday, as we'll be using it to review.
Science: As luck would have it, we are also nearing the end of the first part of our science unit on mixtures and solutions. Students completed their science study guide today in class. Please have them study it a little each day. There are some on line tutorials the kids can use to help them study too (directions are on the study guide). The students will test on Thursday (Compau), and Friday (Bush).
Reading: We've finished our unit on reading informational text and we'll be moving on to the unit on character studies. Much of our reading time has been devoted to MAP testing and one-on-one testing, and we're looking forward to getting back into our normal routine ;)
Supplies needed: If you have any extra decks of playing cards you don't need, please send them in. We'll need them for a few math games in our next unit and I don't have quite enough. ALSO, please be sure your child has their OWN set of headphones or earbuds. Our class headphones are looking pretty rough and the students use them for many subjects.
Language Arts: This week we continued typing our books and added text features to each chapter. Students should have had a conversation with you about the Time Capsule and come up with a plan for it and when they are going to complete it over the next couple of weeks. A good goal would be to have it done by February 6. At that point we will begin talking about what will go on the display board. Below is an example time capsule! Directions for the time capsule are in their Famous American Enrichment packet. I have extra shoeboxes at school if your child needs one. Feel free to email me with questions! (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Social Studies tests should be in Friday folders. I am very proud of how well both classes did on the test! Great job!
Valentine's Day/Carnival Information
- Healthy Heart Day/Jump Rope for Heart will take place on February 14th. Students will participate in Healthy Heart stations and Jump Rope for Heart.
- Grades 3-5 8:50-10:45 AM
- Grades K-2 1:10-3:05 PM
- We are looking for volunteers to help with this fun event. Please click on the link if you are willing to help. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f044eacab2b0-volunteer.
- Carnival is coming on March 3! Please click on This Letter about Auction Baskets for the Carnival! Our Auction Basket Theme is Family Movie Night! Some DVD ideas are below. Please keep movies to rated PG. You are also welcome to donate cash and items will be purchased for the basket. Here are some ideas!
Secret life of pets
Pizza gift card
Fun cups w/ straws