Friday, January 17, 2020

MLK Weekend Notes

Please read more about the man whose birthday we are observing on Monday as well as some of the deeds he did.

Click here for the BrainPOP video on MLK.


Thursday, January 16, 2020

Thursday, 1/16

Parents:
  • Folders to go home today
  • Please bring to school an empty and clean package of your favorite drink. (NO GLASS BOTTLES, PLEASE.) Examples: Capri Sun pouch, soda can, plastic juice bottle, empty Starbucks cup...
  • This is our month for helping out in the Cafeteria. Lunch Helpers need to mind the monthly schedule here (or from the tab above).
  • Pennies for Patients Fundraiser: Please consider donating online as it's easier than counting coins (but we'll still accept change and bills!). Please read the Letter to Parents for more info.
  • Upcoming Dates
    • Jan. 20 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday (No School)
    • Mrs. Clement's Music Class "Informances" (Performances during school time in Room J-1). Below are our times only:
      • Jan. 28 (8:20-9:00 a.m.) Reed players
      • Jan. 30 (8:20-9:00 a.m.) Flute, trumpet, trombone, and euphonium players
1.  Read for 30 min.
2.  Language Arts
  • Wordly Wise Lesson 4e due Friday; Lessons 1-4 Crossword Review is due on Friday.  Lesson 4 Test on Friday. Refer to the inside of the book's cover for the online access code to practice activities. You may need to create a free account to access the rest of the online lessons (#s 4-20). 
  • Scholastic News - pg. 8 and Close Reading handout due Friday; Open magazine quiz on Friday
    • January Reading Logs are due Tuesday, February 4
      • January Challenge = Most Books (100+ pages) read
      3.  Math
      • Textbook pgs. 288-289
      • Workbook pgs. none
      • Topic 11 Test on Friday, 1/17
      4.  History 
      • pgs. none 
      • Unit 3 Review Packet due Thursday, 1/23
      • Unit 3 Test on Friday, 1/24
      5.  Science
      • pgs. 72-73; 74 (Math Skills); 76-77 #1-20 + Map the Concept due Tuesday, 1/21
      • Science Spin pg. 4 due Friday
      • Chapter 2 Test on Wednesday, 1/22

      Wednesday, January 15, 2020

      Wednesday, 1/15

      Parents:
      • Folders to go home tomorrow
      • This is our month for helping out in the Cafeteria. Lunch Helpers need to mind the monthly schedule here (or from the tab above).
      • Pennies for Patients Fundraiser: Please consider donating online as it's easier than counting coins (but we'll still accept change and bills!). Please read the Letter to Parents for more info.
      • Upcoming Dates
        • Jan. 20 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday (No School)
        • Mrs. Clement's Music Class "Informances" (Performances during school time in Room J-1). Below are our times only:
          • Jan. 28 (8:20-9:00 a.m.) Reed players
          • Jan. 30 (8:20-9:00 a.m.) Flute, trumpet, trombone, and euphonium players
      1.  Read for 30 min.
      2.  Language Arts
      • Wordly Wise Lesson 4e due Friday; Lessons 1-4 Crossword Review is due on Friday.  Lesson 4 Test on Friday. Refer to the inside of the book's cover for the online access code to practice activities. You may need to create a free account to access the rest of the online lessons (#s 4-20). 
      • Scholastic News - pg. 8 and Close Reading handout due Friday; Open magazine quiz on Friday
        • January Reading Logs are due Tuesday, February 4
          • January Challenge = Most Books (100+ pages) read
          3.  Math
          • Textbook pgs. 278-283
          • Workbook pgs. none
          • Topic 11 Test on Friday, 1/17
          4.  History 
          • pgs. none 
          • Unit 3 Review Packet due Thursday, 1/23
          • Unit 3 Test on Friday, 1/24
          5.  Science
          • pgs. 72-73; 74 (Math Skills); 76-77 #1-20 + Map the Concept due Tuesday, 1/21
          • Science Spin pg. 4 due Friday
          • Chapter 2 Test on Wednesday, 1/22

          Tuesday, January 14, 2020

          Tuesday, 1/14

          Parents:
          • S.I. Classes resume this week: M-W, 2:40 - 3:40 p.m.
          • This is our month for helping out in the Cafeteria. Lunch Helpers need to mind the monthly schedule here (or from the tab above).
          • Pennies for Patients Fundraiser: Please consider donating online as it's easier than counting coins (but we'll still accept change and bills!). Please read the Letter to Parents for more info.
          • Upcoming Dates
            • Jan. 20 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday (No School)
            • Mrs. Clement's Music Class "Informances" (Performances during school time in Room J-1). Below are our times only:
              • Jan. 28 (8:20-9:00 a.m.) Reed players
              • Jan. 30 (8:20-9:00 a.m.) Flute, trumpet, trombone, and euphonium players
          1.  Read for 30 min.
          2.  Language Arts
          • Wordly Wise Lesson 4c-d; Lessons 1-4 Crossword Review is due on Friday.  Lesson 4 Test on Friday. Refer to the inside of the book's cover for the online access code to practice activities. You may need to create a free account to access the rest of the online lessons (#s 4-20). 
          • Scholastic News - pg. 8 due Friday; Open magazine quiz on Friday
            • January Reading Logs are due Tuesday, February 4
              • January Challenge = Most Books (100+ pages) read
              3.  Math
              • Textbook pgs. 274-275
              • Workbook pgs. none
              • Topic 11 Test on Friday, 1/17
              4.  History 
              • pgs. 85-88;65-66 due Wednesday
              • Unit 3 Test on Friday, 1/24
              5.  Science
              • pgs. 64-65 (at least 2 sentences); 68-71 due Wednesday
              • Science Spin pg. 4 due Friday
              • Chapter 2 Test on Wednesday, 1/22

              Monday, January 13, 2020

              Monday, 1/13

              Parents:
              • S.I. Classes resume this week: M-W, 2:40 - 3:40 p.m.
              • This is our month for helping out in the Cafeteria. Lunch Helpers need to mind the monthly schedule here (or from the tab above).
              • Pennies for Patients ONLINE Fundraiser page (click here)Please consider donating online as it's easier than counting coins (but we'll still accept change and bills!). Please read the Letter to Parents for more info.
              • Upcoming Dates
                • Jan. 20 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday (No School)
                • Mrs. Clement's Music Class "Informances" (Performances during school time in Room J-1). Below are our times only:
                  • Jan. 28 (8:20-9:00 a.m.) Reed players
                  • Jan. 30 (8:20-9:00 a.m.) Flute, trumpet, trombone, and euphonium players
              1.  Read for 30 min.
              2.  Language Arts
              • Wordly Wise Lesson 4a-b; Lessons 1-4 Crossword Review is due on Friday.  Lesson 4 Test on Friday. Refer to the inside of the book's cover for the online access code to practice activities. You may need to create a free account to access the rest of the online lessons (#s 4-20). 
              • Scholastic News - pg. 8 due Friday; Open magazine quiz on Friday
                • January Reading Logs are due Tuesday, February 4
                  • January Challenge = Most Books (100+ pages) read
                3.  Math
                • Textbook pgs. 268-271; 272-273
                • Workbook pgs. none
                4.  History pgs. 85-88;65-66 due Wednesday
                5.  Science

                • pgs. 64-65 (at least 2 sentences); 68-71 due Wednesday
                • Science Spin pg. 4 due Friday

                Friday, January 10, 2020

                Weekend Notes

                Parents:
                • Hope the power outages today are over!
                • Congratulations to ZIFEI for being the December Sharks Reading Is Cool Reader of the Month with 11,303 pages read! The students who read and turned in their completed Reading Logs did an awesome job and ended up reading 57,255 pages!
                • S.I. Classes meet next week.
                • Scholastic Book Orders are due Monday, 1/13.
                • Next week we will start our next classroom novel, BY THE GREAT HORN SPOON!
                • FIS time next week (TBD) will change due to accommodations for a 2nd Grade presentation.
                • This is our month for helping out in the Cafeteria. Lunch Helpers need to mind the monthly schedule here (or from the tab above).
                • Pennies for Patients ONLINE Fundraiser page (click here)Please consider donating online as it's easier than counting coins (but we'll still accept change and bills!).
                • Upcoming Dates
                  • Jan. 13 - Pennies for Patients fundraiser officially starts with a kick-off assembly. Students received their "boxes for change" today.
                  • Jan. 20 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday (No School)
                  • Mrs. Clement's Music Class "Informances" (Performances during school time in Room J-1). Below are our times only:
                    • Jan. 28 (8:20-9:00 a.m.) Reed players
                    • Jan. 30 (8:20-9:00 a.m.) Flute, trumpet, trombone, and euphonium players


                FUN STUFF:
                • On January 18 and 19, Legoland Discovery Center at the Great Mall is hosting a building competition called BRICK FACTOR to see which expert builder will win the job as Master Builder for the new Legoland site!

                • "Brick Factor is an event where LEGO® experts will compete in 3 action packed building challenges to earn the COOLEST job ever. (Really! It's a real job!) Contestants are encouraged to interact with the audience so come show your support and join the excitement! This is a free event and fun for all ages.

                  Additional activities include meet & greets with Bertie, the LEGOLAND Discovery Center Mascot, giveaways and more. Guests have the chance to win First to Play Annual Passes as well as awesome LEGO sets!

                  The 13th LEGOLAND Discovery Center Master Model Builder in all of North America will be crowned on January 19, 2020! Think you’re the Builder for the Job?"

                • Check out the new Pok√©mon announcement here: 

                Thursday, January 9, 2020

                Thursday, 1/9

                Parents:
                • Congratulations to ZIFEI for being the December Sharks Reading Is Cool Reader of the Month with 11,303 pages read! The students who read and turned in their completed Reading Logs did an awesome job and ended up reading 57, 255 pages!
                • S.I. Classes meet next week.
                • Scholastic Book Orders are due Monday, 1/13.
                • This is our month for helping out in the Cafeteria. Lunch Helpers need to mind the monthly schedule here (or from the tab above).
                • Pennies for Patients ONLINE Fundraiser page (click here). Please consider donating online as it's easier than counting coins (but we'll still accept change and bills!).
                • Upcoming Dates
                  • Jan. 10 - Science Lab involving nuts (touching but not eating). If you have a nut allergy, please let me know ASAP!
                  • Jan. 13 - Pennies for Patients fundraiser officially starts with a kick-off assembly. Students received their "boxes for change" today.
                  • Jan. 20 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday (No School)
                1.  Read for 30 min.
                2.  Language Arts
                • Wordly Wise Lesson 3e due FridayLesson 3 Test on Friday. Refer to the inside of the book's cover for the online access code to practice activities. You may need to create a free account to access the rest of the online lessons (#s 3-20). 
                • Scholastic News - pg. 8 and Close Reading/quotation worksheets due Friday; Open magazine quiz on Friday
                  • January Reading Logs are due Tuesday, February 4
                    • January Challenge = Most Books (100+ pages) read
                  3.  Math
                  • Textbook pgs. 266-267
                  • Workbook pgs. R/P 11-5
                  4.  History pgs. 81-84
                  5.  Science pgs. 56-63 due Friday