Tropicana Speech: Students will be participating in the 4-H Tropicana Public Speaking Program. Students will choose a topic that is of interest to them, and write a speech on it at home. They will then present their speeches to the class on Wednesday, April 22. A parent letter will be coming home this week. The homework schedule follows:
March 20: Topic Due - approved by teacher
April 10: Plan Sheet Due -checked by teacher
April 11-15: Write your speech.
April 16th: Practice giving your speech in front of a mirror.
April 17th: Price your speech for 1 person twice.
April 18-19: Practice your speech for 2 people (using index cards - not reading from written paper)
April 18-19: Practice your speech this weekend.
FSA News: Our Reading and Math FSA's are coming up. They will be taking place during the week of March 23-27. The students have been working very hard on their skills and strategies and I am extremely proud of the progress they have been making.
HELPFUL INFORMATION: In an effort to be
better stewards of our resources parents will no longer be receiving AR TOPS
reports. To view your child's progress towards their goals you can visit
the website listed below. It is easy to get signed and ready to use this
great service. You will receive emails to your personal address when your
child has tested. It is a valuable tool to use in keeping in touch with
your child's progress. http://www.tvcs-ar.org/RenaissanceServer/HomeConnect/Login.aspx
Parents, please make sure that your child
is taking advantage of the ThinkCentral website. This is a valuable tool
to use for practice in both reading, math, and science. Your child
has been given a username and password for this website. The information
is located in their binders. www.thinkcentral.com
Please make sure that your child is reading
every night. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call
me, jot a note in the planner, or email me at anytime. Contact: email@example.com