There are no spelling
words this week due to a more in depth look into our weekly nonfiction
story, "Earthquakes" and taking our weekly reading test this
Founder's Day is almost
here! Our booth has been approved and we will be doing face painting. Come and
share in our school fundraiser from 5-9 on Friday, September 12th. If you would
like to volunteer, please jot me a note in the agenda or an email. We look
forward to seeing you there!
Picture Day is coming!
Thursday, September 4 your child will be photographed for the school yearbook
so school uniforms are required. Pricing packages were sent home so please have
your payment ready for the photographer first thing Thursday morning. Smile!
This year Language Arts
and Social Studies are connected together online under www.mcgrawill-hill.connected.com.
Our focus skill is on character, setting, plot and our vocabulary
strategy is synonyms. Our comprehension strategy is compare and contrast.
Weekly Language Art Assessments will take place on Fridays. Spelling tests will
be on Fridays, unless otherwise noted, and our skill this week is on words with
long e sound, such as evening and zebra. In writing we will begin to focus on
informative essay writing, which will encompass expository writing skills.
Students will be able to explain why about a topic and use details to prove the
main ideas about the topic.
Science are connected together on www.thinkcentral.com.
In math we will start with multiplying one-digit numbers. Continue memorizing
those multiplication facts from 0-12. Please practice these nightly. We also
have timed fact practices each day, with a timed quiz on Thursdays. Your child
will have fact homework Monday-Wednesday. Our Chapter 2 Math Test will be
Science will continue
with Unit 1: Studying Science. Our Science Test for Unit 1 will be Friday,
September 5. We will have Unit tests that will be posted ahead of time and also
written in the agenda by your child. All science tests are open book.
Our class is collecting
box tops and soup can labels. Please send any you may have in with your
To track your child's
progress on AR, the website is: http://www.tvcs-ar.org/RenaissanceServer/HomeConnect/Login.aspx.
Thanks! Mrs. Collins