Tuesday, December 6, 2016

HW - Tuesday, 12/6

Parents:
  • Please remember to dress warmly for the winter weather!
  • BOOK ORDERS DUE TODAY by 5:00 p.m.
  • Ruskin's Holiday Food Drive is underway. Please refer to the Blog post on what supplies are needed. Thank you in advance!
  • Field Trip forms are due ASAP. No slip, no trip!
    • Please consider donating $8 for the Sharks Ice Field Trip. The bus cost, skates rental and admission (ice time) will be subsidized by it as it doesn't cover the whole cost (almost half). I will not be asking for field trip donations for the two little buddy field trips and Don Edwards. Thank you to those who donated.
    • UPDATE (12/6): This Friday's field trip forms were passed out today. They were printed on yellow stock paper.
  • Congrats to Lori, our November Sharks Reading is Cool Top Reader! She read over 25 books (100+ pages) during the month!
  • PTA News:  
1.  Read for 30 min.  *December READING LOGS are due by Wednesday, 1/4*
2.  Language Arts
  • Wordly Wise - Lesson 13c-d; Test on Friday
  • Time for Kids - this week's issue ARRIVED today (though there was no issue for last week); Quiz on Monday, 12/12
  • Time for Kids money worksheet. Bonus section is optional.
3.  Math
  • TEXT pgs. none
  • WORK pgs. none
  • Topic 9 Review Packet (3 pages)
  • Topic 9 Test on Wednesday
4.   History
  • TEXT pgs. none
5.   Science
  • TEXT pgs. none
  • Chapter 5 Open Book Test on Monday, 12/12
6.   P.E. Tomorrow

Monday, December 5, 2016

HW - Monday, 12/5

Parents:
  • Please remember to dress warmly for the winter weather!
  • BOOK ORDERS DUE TOMORROW!
  • Ruskin's Holiday Food Drive is underway. Please refer to the Blog post on what supplies are needed. Thank you in advance!
  • Field Trip forms are due ASAP. No slip, no trip!
    • Please consider donating $8 for the Sharks Ice Field Trip. The bus cost, skates rental and admission (ice time) will be subsidized by it as it doesn't cover the whole cost (almost half). I will not be asking for field trip donations for the two little buddy field trips and Don Edwards. Thank you to those who donated.
    • UPDATE: This Friday's field trip forms were not passed out due to the lack of time at the end of the day. Expect them tomorrow.
  • Congrats to Lori, our November Sharks Reading is Cool Top Reader! She read over 25 books (100+ pages) during the month!
  • PTA News:  
1.  Read for 30 min.  *December READING LOGS are due by Wednesday, 1/4*
2.  Language Arts
  • Wordly Wise - Lesson 13a-b; Test on Friday
  • Time for Kids - this week's issue did not arrive today (there was no issue for last week)
3.  Math
  • TEXT pgs. 220-221; 222-223
  • WORK pgs. none
  • Topic 9 Test on Wednesday
4.   History
  • TEXT pgs. none
5.   Science
  • TEXT pgs. 168-171 (from Friday); 172-173; 176-181
  • Chapter 5 Open Book Test on Monday, 12/12
6.   Music Tomorrow

Friday, December 2, 2016

HW This Weekend and December Events

Homework this weekend (all due Monday unless otherwise noted):
  • Wordly Wise - 9-12 Review
  • Math
    • Textbook pgs. 218-219
    • Workbook pgs. R/P 9-6
    • Topic 9 Test moved to Wednesday
  • Science - pgs. 168-171
    • Big THANK YOU to Avneet who has been demonstrating to the class how she uses Cornell Notes to review lessons. We will still work on completing the rest of the Chapter this way.
  • History - Native Californian Project Slideshow (due 12/15)
Congratulations to Lori for achieving this November's SJ Sharks Reading Is Cool Reader of the Month award. She read 33 books (100+ pages) during the month! Overall, twenty students completed and returned their Reading Logs for a total of 39,767 pages read! Way to go!

December Events
  • Saturday, December 3 @ Orchard Supply Hardware (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.): Make a Free Snow Globe. Limit one per child, ages 3-12. Canning jar and all the necessary materials will be provided. Visit http://www.osh.com/snowglobe for more info.
  • Saturday, December 10 @ Avaya Stadium (12 - 5 p.m.): Winterfest. Free admission. Consider donating a new or gently used toy or canned goods at the gates. About 2,100 cubic feet of snow will be falling down on guests and enough to make snowballs and snowmen. Visit http://www.sjearthquakes.com/post/2016/11/01/snow-fall-san-jose-dec-10-avaya-stadium for more info.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

HW - Thursday, 12/1

Parents:
  • Please remember to dress warmly for the winter weather!
  • Ruskin's Holiday Food Drive is underway. Please refer to the Blog post on what supplies are needed. Thank you in advance!
  • Class T-Shirts are here! Students will get them tomorrow before the field trip.
  • Field Trip forms are due ASAP. No slip, no trip!
    • Please consider donating $8 for the Sharks Ice Field Trip. The bus cost, skates rental and admission (ice time) will be subsidized by it as it doesn't cover the whole cost (almost half). I will not be asking for field trip donations for the two little buddy field trips and Don Edwards. Thank you to those who donated.
  • Congrats to Andrea, our October Sharks Reading is Cool Top Reader! She read around 6,700 pages!
  • PTA News:  
1.  Read for 30 min.  *November READING LOGS are due by THIS Friday, 12/2*
2.  Language Arts
  • Wordly Wise - Lesson 12e; Test on Friday; Review Lesson 9-12 due Monday
  • Time for Kids - this week's issue did not arrive today
3.  Math
  • TEXT pgs. 214-217
  • WORK pgs. none
  • Topic 9 Test next Tuesday
4.   History
  • TEXT pgs. none
5.   Science
  • TEXT pgs. 160-165
6.   P.E. Tomorrow

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

HW - Wednesday, 11/30

Parents:
  • Please remember to dress warmly for the winter weather!
  • Ruskin's Holiday Food Drive is underway. Please refer to the Blog post on what supplies are needed. Thank you in advance!
  • Box Tops are due TOMORROW!
  • Congrats to Andrea, our October Sharks Reading is Cool Top Reader! She read around 6,700 pages!
  • PTA News:  
1.  Read for 30 min.  *November READING LOGS are due by THIS Friday, 12/2*
2.  Language Arts
  • Wordly Wise - Lesson 12e; Test on Friday; Review Lesson 9-12 due Monday
  • Time for Kids - this week's issue did not arrive today
3.  Math
  • TEXT pgs. 212-213
  • WORK pgs. R/P 9-4
  • Topic 9 Test next Tuesday
4.   History
  • TEXT pgs. none
5.   Science
  • TEXT pgs. none
6.   Music Tomorrow

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

HW - Tuesday, 11/29

Parents:
  • TOMORROW: Wednesday, November 30 is MAKE-UP PICTURE DAY. (No, you don't have to wear make up to it.) Be sure to bring your picture pack with you if you are retaking it; take out and keep the class picture though.
  • Please remember to dress warmly for the winter weather!
  • Ruskin's Holiday Food Drive is underway. Please refer to the Blog post on what supplies are needed. Thank you in advance!
  • Box Tops are due TOMORROW!
  • Congrats to Andrea, our October Sharks Reading is Cool Top Reader! She read around 6,700 pages!
  • PTA News:  
1.  Read for 30 min.  *November READING LOGS are due by Friday, 12/2*
2.  Language Arts
  • Wordly Wise - Lesson 12c-d; Test on Friday
  • Time for Kids - this week's issue did not arrive today
3.  Math
  • TEXT pgs. 208-209; 210-211
  • WORK pgs. R 9-2; R 9-3
  • Topic 9 Test next Tuesday
4.   History
  • TEXT pgs. none
5.   Science
  • TEXT pgs. none
6.   P.E. Tomorrow