Friday, October 11, 2019

Weekend Notes

  • Tonight, PTA Movie Night. Doors open at 6 p.m.
  • Next Week
    • Oct. 14 - ASSEMBLY: BMX Bikes for Red Ribbon (Anti-Drug) Week
      • Topic 5 Test (Math)
    • Oct. 15 - Picture Day
    • Oct. 16 - Science Chapter 6 Open Book Test
    • Oct. 17 - Full Catastrophe (Earthquake) Drill
  • Upcoming Dates
    • Oct. 25 - Multicultural Fest and Spirit Day (Wear Cultural Attire)
    • Oct. 31 - Halloween Parade and Class Party
Some cool events this weekend (other than the Pokémon Go Community Day):

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Thursday, 10/10

Parents:
  • We began the San Jose Sharks Reading Is Cool monthly reading tracker last week. The reading log was in the Wednesday Folder. Please have your child enter in the TITLE/s of the book/s they are reading as well as the NUMBER of PAGES they read that day (for at least 30 minutes). They could opt to read other material like magazines, guidebooks, etc. but they should log them in the reading log.
  • October Scholastic Book Orders (paper and online) are due Friday, 10/11
  • Friday: P.E.; PTA Movie Night
  • Reminder: Please bring an old t-shirt to wear for art
  • Upcoming Dates
    • Oct. 11 - PTA Movie Night: ALADDIN; doors open at 6 p.m.
    • Oct. 14 - ASSEMBLY: BMX Bikes for Red Ribbon (Anti-Drug) Week
    • Oct. 15 - Picture Day
    • Oct. 17 - Full Catastrophe (Earthquake) Drill
    • Oct. 25 - Multicultural Fest and Spirit Day (Wear Cultural Attire)
    • Oct. 31 - Halloween Parade and Class Party
1.  Read for 30 min.
2.  Language Arts
  • Scholastic News - pg. 8 due Friday
  • Reading Logs are due Friday, November 1
3.  Math
  • Textbook pgs. 138-141
  • Workbook pgs. none
  • Topic 5 Test on Monday, 10/14
  • Almost all of the corrected Topic 4 Tests went home today
4.  History pgs. none
5.  Science pgs. none
  • We have finished the videos on the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami as well as the volcanoes/calderas near Pompeii and Naples. We will next view the NOVA video, Killer Landslides, which will look at the 2004 Oso (WA) landslide and how landslides happen. Here is the link to the video's trailer: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/video/killer-landslides/

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Wednesday, 10/9

Parents:
  • Let's hope we have power tomorrow...
  • We began the San Jose Sharks Reading Is Cool monthly reading tracker last week. The reading log was in the Wednesday Folder. Please have your child enter in the TITLE/s of the book/s they are reading as well as the NUMBER of PAGES they read that day (for at least 30 minutes). They could opt to read other material like magazines, guidebooks, etc. but they should log them in the reading log.
  • October Scholastic Book Orders (paper and online) are due Friday, 10/11
  • Wednesday: PTA Meeting tonight @ 6:00 p.m. (Library)
  • Thursday: Music; SPIRIT DAY: Think Pink
  • Friday: P.E.; PTA Movie Night
  • Reminder: Please bring an old t-shirt to wear for art
  • Upcoming Dates
    • Oct. 11 - PTA Movie Night: ALADDIN; doors open at 6 p.m.
    • Oct. 15 - Picture Day
    • Oct. 25 - Multicultural Fest and Spirit Day (Wear Cultural Attire)
    • Oct. 31 - Halloween Parade and Class Party
1.  Read for 30 min.
2.  Language Arts
  • Scholastic News - pg. 8 due Friday; Handouts due Thursday
  • Reading Logs are due Friday, November 1
3.  Math
  • Textbook pgs. 130-131; 132-133
  • Workbook pgs. none
  • Topic 5 Test on Monday, 10/14
4.  History pgs. none; Review for History Unit 1 Open Book Test on Thursday
5.  Science pgs. none
  • We have finished the videos on the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami as well as the volcanoes/calderas near Pompeii and Naples. We will next view the NOVA video, Killer Landslides, which will look at the 2004 Oso (WA) landslide and how landslides happen. Here is the link to the video's trailer: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/video/killer-landslides/

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Tuesday, 10/8

Parents:
  • We began the San Jose Sharks Reading Is Cool monthly reading tracker last week. The reading log was in the Wednesday Folder. Please have your child enter in the TITLE/s of the book/s they are reading as well as the NUMBER of PAGES they read that day (for at least 30 minutes). They could opt to read other material like magazines, guidebooks, etc. but they should log them in the reading log.
  • October Scholastic Book Orders (paper and online) are due Friday, 10/11
  • Wednesday: P.E.
  • Thursday: Music; SPIRIT DAY: Think Pink
  • Friday: P.E.
  • Reminder: Please bring an old t-shirt to wear for art
  • Upcoming Dates
    • Oct. 10 - Spirit Day (Think Pink Day)
    • Oct. 15 - Picture Day
    • Oct. 25 - Multicultural Fest and Spirit Day (Wear Cultural Attire)
    • Oct. 31 - Halloween Parade and Class Party
1.  Read for 30 min.
2.  Language Arts
  • Scholastic News - pg. 8 due Friday; Handouts due Thursday
  • Reading Logs are due Friday, November 1
3.  Math
  • Textbook pgs. 126-129
  • Workbook pgs. none
4.  History pgs. none; Review for History Unit 1 Open Book Test on Thursday
5.  Science pgs. none
  • We will finish the rest of the PBS NOVA video, The Next Pompeii, upon my return. It recounts Vesuvius's explosion and destruction to the nearby resort town of Pompeii. Then, it turns its focus on another hot spot which threatens the modern town of Naples. Here is the link to the video: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/video/the-next-pompeii/

Monday, October 7, 2019

Monday, 10/7

Parents:
  • We began the San Jose Sharks Reading Is Cool monthly reading tracker last week. The reading log was in the Wednesday Folder. Please have your child enter in the TITLE/s of the book/s they are reading as well as the NUMBER of PAGES they read that day (for at least 30 minutes). They could opt to read other material like magazines, guidebooks, etc. but they should log them in the reading log.
  • Tuesday: Music; FIS; 4th grade teacher planning day (on campus but have subs)
  • Wednesday: P.E.
  • Thursday: Music; SPIRIT DAY: Think Pink
  • Friday: P.E.
  • Reminder: Please bring an old t-shirt to wear for art
  • Upcoming Dates
    • Oct. 10 - Spirit Day (Think Pink Day)
    • Oct. 15 - Picture Day
    • Oct. 25 - Multicultural Fest and Spirit Day (Wear Cultural Attire)
    • Oct. 31 - Halloween Parade and Class Party
1.  Read for 30 min.
2.  Language Arts
  • Scholastic News - pg. 8 due Friday
  • Reading Logs are due Friday, November 1
3.  Math
  • Textbook pgs. 120-121; 122-123 (from Friday); 124-125
  • Workbook pgs. none
  • Topic 4 Test tomorrow (Tuesday)
4.  History pgs. none; Review for History Unit 1 Open Book Test on Thursday
5.  Science pgs. pgs. 222 (Math Skills), 224-225 (#1-20 and Map the Concept) due Tuesday
  • We will finish the rest of the PBS NOVA video, The Next Pompeii, upon my return. It recounts Vesuvius's explosion and destruction to the nearby resort town of Pompeii. Then, it turns its focus on another hot spot which threatens the modern town of Naples. Here is the link to the video: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/video/the-next-pompeii/

Friday, October 4, 2019

Friday, 10/4

Parents:
  • We begin the San Jose Sharks Reading Is Cool monthly reading tracker this month. The reading log was in the Wednesday Folder. Please have your child enter in the TITLE/s of the book/s they are reading as well as the NUMBER of PAGES they read that day (for at least 30 minutes). They could opt to read other material like magazines, guidebooks, etc. but they should log them in the reading log.
  • Friday: P.E.
  • Reminder: Please bring an old t-shirt to wear for art.
  • Upcoming Dates
    • Oct. 10 - Spirit Day (Think Pink Day)
    • Oct. 15 - Picture Day
    • Oct. 25 - Multicultural Fest and Spirit Day (Wear Cultural Attire)
    • Oct. 31 - Halloween Parade and Class Party
1.  Read for 30 min.
2.  Language Arts
  • Scholastic News - none this week (they are biweekly - every two weeks)
  • Reading Logs are due Friday, November 1
3.  Math
  • Textbook pgs. 120-121; 122-123
  • Workbook pgs. none
  • Topic 4 Test postponed until NEXT TUESDAY
4.  History pgs. none; History Unit 1 Open Book Test postponed until NEXT THURSDAY
5.  Science pgs. 222 (Math Skills), 224-225 (#1-20 and Map the Concept) due Tuesday
  • We will finish the rest of the PBS NOVA video, The Next Pompeii, upon my return. It recounts Vesuvius's explosion and destruction to the nearby resort town of Pompeii. Then, it turns its focus on another hot spot which threatens the modern town of Naples. Here is the link to the video: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/video/the-next-pompeii/

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Thursday, 10/3

Parents:
  • We begin the San Jose Sharks Reading Is Cool monthly reading tracker this month. The reading log was in the Wednesday Folder. Please have your child enter in the TITLE/s of the book/s they are reading as well as the NUMBER of PAGES they read that day (for at least 30 minutes). They could opt to read other material like magazines, guidebooks, etc. but they should log them in the reading log.
  • Friday: P.E.
  • Reminder: Please bring an old t-shirt to wear for art.
  • Tuesday, October 15: Picture Day
1.  Read for 30 min.
2.  Language Arts
  • Scholastic News - none this week (they are biweekly - every two weeks)
  • Reading Logs are due Friday, November 1
3.  Math
  • Textbook pgs. 116-117; 118-119
  • Workbook pgs. none
  • Topic 4 Test postponed until next week
4.  History pgs. none; History Unit 1 Open Book Test postponed until next week
5.  Science pgs. 218-221 due Friday / 222 (Math Skills), 224-225 (#1-20 and Map the Concept) due Tuesday
  • Science Spin - pg. 4 and handout due Friday
  • We will finish the rest of the PBS NOVA video, The Next Pompeii, upon my return. It recounts Vesuvius's explosion and destruction to the nearby resort town of Pompeii. Then, it turns its focus on another hot spot which threatens the modern town of Naples. Here is the link to the video: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/video/the-next-pompeii/