Open House is Tuesday, August 26 from 6pm-7:30 and we will have our special field trip meeting immediately following in the cafeteria.Hope to see everyone there!
Field Trip: You may send in their $75 deposit at any time.If you would like to chaperone, please turn in the slip on the bottom of the field trip note by September 5 along with a completed Volunteer Application Form. This is posted on my web page.Once we have our numbers of students we will know how many chaperones we will be able to have.It is an AMAZING field trip!!!!Come to the meeting to find out more details.
Reading: This week we will be taking a beginning of the year reading and writing assessment. This will not be graded but used a baseline to measure student growth throughout the year.
Reading homework is to read 20 minutes.Please be sure to sign the Reading Log every night.This week if there is no parent signature I will not accept it and they will need to turn it in on the next day for a 60%.
This week you will be receiving your students AR tracking sheet. It will go home 4 times during the quarter. Please sign and return the next day. This will tell you how they are doing with their AR goal.
There will be no Reading Test but we will have a Spelling test this Friday. Spelling Words for this week are from Unit 1, Week 2. If a new Spelling List is needed please see the Spelling Words PDF Document below.
This week we will be concentrating on the 5 regions of the United States. Students will learn how to locate and identify states, capitals, and United States Territories on a map.
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http://connected.mcgraw-hill.com Please use the connected website to help your child with social studies skills. This is a wonderful site that allows students to practice vocabulary and complete self check lessons. Your child's user name and password are glued into the front of their agenda.
Please use this website below to check your child�s A.R. progress
www.thinkcentral.com Please use the Think Central website to help your children with their math, reading, and science skills. This site has the student book available to view as well as destination math and mega math. These programs review the skills taught in class and provide access to the textbook and work books. Use your child's user name and password that was sent home and written in their agenda planner.
Please read your child's planner and check their binder every evening for news and updates about the weeks activities. Your initials are requested at the bottom of that day for verification that you checked homework and read forms sent home. This is our daily line of communication. It is a great practice to get into immediately. Thank you for your cooperation in assuring your child's success. If you have any questions, please contact me at 259-6850 or at the email address listed below.