Thursday, September 6, 2018

September 10th-14th


  • This week is homecoming! We are going to be participating in some fun and exciting activities, but we need to remind students that we still have real school this week. 
  • We will be taking our reading and spelling tests on Thursday this week. This is because of all the homecoming activities we have planned on Friday. Friday is also a half day. Students will be dismissed at 12 p.m. 
  • Progress reports will be going home this week. Please remember that we will have many more grades. Students should also be about half way to their AR goal at this time. They need to have at least 85% for comprehension as well. 
  • I will be out on Wednesday for a doctor's appointment. Please call the school office if you need anything that day. 
What We Are Learning: 
  • Reading: 
    • Bummer and Lazarus
  • Grammar: 
    • Complete Simple Sentences
  • Writing: 
    • Opinion Writing
  • Spelling: 
    • /a/ Spelled ai_ and _ay, /el/ spelled _le, _el, _al and _il; Regular Plurals 
  • Science: 
    • Force and Motion 
  • Math: 
    • Multiplying by 5 & 10
    • We will begin multiplying by 3 this week as well.
    • Saxon Lessons 20-22
      • Naming and Drawing Polygons
      • Addition Facts: Adding 2
      • Dividing a Square into 3 Equal Parts
      • Identifying and Shading Thirds
      • Rewriting Numbers by Regrouping 10's and 1's
      • Trading Dimes and Pennies
      • Making and Organized List 
Important Dates: 
  • Monday, September 10th- Saxon Math Test 3; Addition Fact Test (Sums of 10) 
  • Tuesday, September 11th- 5 & 10 Multiplication Fact Test 
  • Thursday, September 13th- Reading & Spelling Tests
  • Friday, September 14th- Homecoming; Dismiss at 12 p.m.
    • Lunch will not be served today. Students may bring money to buy snacks or may bring snacks from home. 

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