Friday, October 20, 2017

Weekend Notes


  • Homework
    • Math Text pgs. 152-153; Workbook pgs. R 6-1; R 6-3
    • History - Native Californian Tribe Project due next Friday
    • Wordly Wise Crossword (Lessons 5-8) is due next Friday
  • Monday: Morning Flag Pole; Benchmark Advance Reading Assessment (students are not to be prepped)
  • Thursday: SPIRIT DAY - Twins Day

Thursday, October 19, 2017

To Those Celebrating Diwali


HW - Thursday, 10/19

Parents:
  • Friday: P.E.; Science Lab; Little Buddies
  • Next Thursday: SPIRIT DAY - Twins Day
  • Wednesday Folders will go out tomorrow since I need to include more corrected tests and work. I apologize for the inconvenience. However...
  • Conference forms went home today.
  • THANK YOU to Sophie's mom and Kyle's dad for leading stations during our field trip yesterday, and THANK YOU to Serena's mom and Rylen's dad for helping lead the student groups!
  • 1/6 of the class still has not completed their Lego name tag plans! Thank you to those who finished and turned them in! Three orders have been placed and two arrived today.
    1.  Read for 30 min.
    2.  Language Arts
    • Wordly Wise - 8e due Friday; Lesson 8 Test on Friday
    • Time for Kids - None (no magazines were received in the mail last week; however, next week's TFK issues have arrived)
    3.  Math
    • Textbook pgs. 148-151
    • Workbook pgs. none
    4.   History - pgs. none
    • Native Californian Project due next Friday, Oct. 27; refer to the tab on the front page for additional resources
    5.   Science - pgs. 100-101; 104-107

    Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    HW - Wednesday, 10/18

    Parents:
    • Thursday: Music; Great Shake Out (Earthquake Drill @ 10:19 a.m.)
    • Friday: P.E.; Science Lab; Little Buddies
    • THANK YOU to Sophie's mom and Kyle's dad for leading stations during our field trip today, and THANK YOU to Serena's mom and Rylen's dad for helping lead the student groups!
    • 1/6 of the class still has not completed their Lego name tag plans! Thank you to those who finished and turned them in! Three orders have been placed and two arrived today.
    • The rest of the Scholastic Book Orders arrived last Friday and were distributed on Monday. Thank you for ordering and supporting literacy and our classroom!
      1.  Read for 30 min.
      2.  Language Arts
      • Wordly Wise - 8e due Friday; Lesson 8 Test on Friday
      • Time for Kids - None (no magazines were received in the mail last week)
      3.  Math
      • Textbook pgs. none
      • Workbook pgs. none
      4.   History - pgs. none
      • Native Californian Project due next Friday, Oct. 27; refer to the tab on the front page for additional resources
      5.   Science - pgs. none  [Do NOT recycle or throw away your Field Trip papers!!!]

      Tuesday, October 17, 2017

      HW - Tuesday, 10/17

      Parents:
      • Wednesday: Field Trip to Don Edwards
      • Thursday: Great Shake Out (Earthquake Drill @ 10:19 a.m.)
      • THANK YOU to Rylen's mom for being our Project Cornerstone parent and doing a lesson last Tuesday!
      • 1/6 of the class still has not completed their Lego name tag plans! Thank you to those who finished and turned them in! Three orders have been placed and two arrived today.
      • The rest of the Scholastic Book Orders arrived last Friday and were distributed yesterday. Thank you for ordering and supporting literacy and our classroom!
        1.  Read for 30 min.
        2.  Language Arts
        • Wordly Wise - 8c-d; Lesson 8 Test on Friday
        • Time for Kids - None (no magazines were received in the mail last week)
        3.  Math
        • Textbook pgs. 144-147
        • Workbook pgs. R 6-2
        4.   History - pgs. none
        • Native Californian Project due next Friday, Oct. 27; refer to the tab on the front page for additional resources
        5.   Science - pgs. none

        Monday, October 16, 2017

        HW - Monday, 10/16

        Parents:
        • Tuesday: Picture Day (after music)
        • Wednesday: Field Trip to Don Edwards
        • THANK YOU to Rylen's mom for being our Project Cornerstone parent and doing a lesson last Tuesday!
        • 1/6 of the class still has not completed their Lego name tag plans! Thank you to those who finished and turned them in! Three orders have been placed and two arrived today.
        • The rest of the Scholastic Book Orders arrived last Friday and were distributed today. Thank you for ordering and supporting literacy and our classroom!
          1.  Read for 30 min.
          2.  Language Arts
          • Wordly Wise - 8a-b; Lesson 8 Test on Friday
          • Time for Kids - None (no magazines were received in the mail last week)
          3.  Math
          • Textbook pgs. 142-143
          • Workbook pgs. none
          4.   History - pgs. none
          • Native Californian Project due next Friday, Oct. 27; refer to the tab on the front page for additional resources
          5.   Science - pgs. none

          • Don Edwards worksheet (Fill-in/Color map); students most likely will need internet access. Remember: DO NOT COLOR OVER WORDS

          Thursday, October 12, 2017

          HW - Thursday, 10/12

          Parents:
          • FRIDAY: P.E. (probably indoors); Science Lab; Little Buddies
          • Next Tuesday: Picture Day
          • Next Wednesday: Field Trip to Don Edwards
          • THANK YOU to Rylen's mom for being our Project Cornerstone parent and doing a lesson on Tuesday!
          • 1/5 of the class still has not completed their Lego name tag plans! Thank you to those who finished and turned them in! Three orders have been placed and two arrived today.
          • The rest of the Scholastic Book Orders are scheduled to be delivered soon.
            1.  Read for 30 min.
            2.  Language Arts
            • Wordly Wise - 7e; Lesson 7 Test on Friday
            • Time for Kids - Read; Open magazine quiz on Monday
            3.  Math
            • Textbook pgs. 138-140
            • Workbook pgs. 5-4 R; 5-5 R
            • Topic 5 Test on Friday, 10/13
            4.   History - pgs. none
            • Native Californian Project due Friday, Oct. 27; refer to the tab on the front page for additional resources
            5.   Science - pgs. 96-99

            Wednesday, October 11, 2017

            HW - Wednesday, 10/11

            Parents:
            • THURSDAY: Minimum Day; SPIRIT DAY: Stand Up to Cancer (Wear Pink)
            • Next Tuesday: Picture Day
            • Next Wednesday: Field Trip to Don Edwards
            • THANK YOU to Rylen's mom for being our Project Cornerstone parent and doing a lesson on Tuesday!
            • 1/5 of the class still has not completed their Lego name tag plans! Thank you to those who finished and turned them in! Three orders have been placed and are arriving in a few days.
            • Scholastic Book Orders are scheduled to be delivering on Friday.
              1.  Read for 30 min.
              2.  Language Arts
              • Wordly Wise - 7e; Lesson 7 Test on Friday
              • Time for Kids - Read; Open magazine quiz on Monday
              3.  Math
              • Textbook pgs. 130-131; 132-133
              • Workbook pgs. none
              • Topic 5 Test on Friday, 10/13
              4.   History - pgs. none
              • Native Californian Project due Friday, Oct. 27; refer to the tab on the front page for additional resources
              5.   Science - pgs. none

              Tuesday, October 10, 2017

              HW - Tuesday, 10/10

              Parents:
              • WEDNESDAY: P.E.; School Site Council 5 p.m.; PTA 6 p.m.
              • THURSDAY: Minimum Day; SPIRIT DAY: Stand Up to Cancer (Wear Pink)
              • Next Tuesday: Picture Day
              • Next Wednesday: Field Trip to Don Edwards
              • THANK YOU to Rylen's mom for being our Project Cornerstone parent and doing a lesson today!
              • 1/5 of the class still has not completed their Lego name tag plans! Thank you to those who finished and turned them in!
                1.  Read for 30 min.
                2.  Language Arts
                • Wordly Wise - 7c-d; Lesson 7 Test on Friday
                • Time for Kids - Read; Open magazine quiz on Monday
                3.  Math
                • Textbook pgs. 126-129
                • Workbook pgs. R/P 5-6
                • Topic 5 Test on Friday, 10/13
                4.   History - pgs. none
                • Native Californian Project due Friday, Oct. 27; refer to the tab on the front page for additional resources
                5.   Science - pgs. none

                Monday, October 9, 2017

                HW - Monday, 10/9

                Parents:
                • TUESDAY: Music; Project Cornerstone (Mrs. de Vera); Library
                  • Tomorrow is our second Ruskin Library day. BRING YOUR LIBRARY BOOKS!
                • WEDNESDAY: P.E.
                • THURSDAY: Minimum Day; SPIRIT DAY: Stand Up to Cancer (Wear Pink)
                • 1/5 of the class still has not completed their Lego name tag plans! Thank you to those who finished and turned them in!
                  1.  Read for 30 min.
                  2.  Language Arts
                  • Wordly Wise - 7a-b; Lesson 7 Test on Friday
                  • Time for Kids - Read; Do 3-2-1/Vocab for cover story; Open magazine quiz on Monday
                  3.  Math
                  • Textbook pgs. 122-123; 124-125
                  • Workbook pgs. none
                  • Topic 5 Test on Friday, 10/13
                  4.   History - pgs. none
                  • Native Californian Project due Friday, Oct. 27; refer to the tab on the front page for additional resources
                  5.   Science - pgs. 88-93

                  Friday, October 6, 2017

                  Weekend Notes

                  Today is the Multicultural Fair from 5-7 p.m.! Lots of talented students and parents will be here sharing their culture with you and the Ruskin community!

                  Lots of events happening this weekend. See some recent ClassDojo posts.

                  Next Week:

                  • Monday: TFK quiz; start back up with Wordly Wise; student teacher, Mr. Goldfein, starts with us on Monday
                  • HW
                    • Math - textbook pgs. 120-121; workbook 5-3 R/P
                    • History - Keep working on your Native Californian Project. If you need your email and/or password, please contact me.

                  Thursday, October 5, 2017

                  HW - Thursday, 10/5

                  Parents:
                  • FRIDAY: P.E.; Spell-A-Thon; NO Science Lab; Multicultural Fair
                  • 1/3 of the class still has not completed their Lego name tag plans.
                    1.  Read for 30 min.
                    2.  Language Arts
                    • Wordly Wise - none, due to Spell-A-Thon (STUDY YOUR WORDS!)
                    • Time for Kids - Read; Open magazine quiz on Monday
                    3.  Math
                    • Textbook pgs. 118-119
                    • Workbook pg. 5-1 P; 5-2 R/P
                    4.   History - pgs. none
                    • Native Californian Project due Friday, Oct. 27 (we will be using our Google accounts tomorrow); refer to the tab on the front page for additional resources
                    5.   Science - pgs. none

                    Wednesday, October 4, 2017

                    HW - Wednesday, 10/4

                    Parents:
                    • WEDNESDAY: P.E.; Science Chapter 2 Test
                    • THURSDAY: Music; Math Topic 4 Test
                    • FRIDAY: P.E.; Spell-A-Thon; NO Science Lab; Multicultural Fair
                    • Students may have brought home with them their Lego paper to plan their name tags. THIS should only be worked on after they are done with their homework. I am still missing 2/3 of the class's plans.
                      1.  Read for 30 min.
                      2.  Language Arts
                      • Wordly Wise - none, due to Spell-A-Thon (STUDY YOUR WORDS!)
                      • Time for Kids - Read
                      3.  Math
                      • Textbook pgs. 116-117
                      • Workbook pg. 5-1 R; 4-2 P; 4-3 P
                      • Topic 4 Test tomorrow!
                      4.   History - pgs. none
                      • Native Californian Project due Friday, Oct. 27 (we will be using our Google accounts tomorrow); refer to the tab on the front page for additional resources
                      5.   Science - pgs. none

                      Tuesday, October 3, 2017

                      HW - Tuesday, 10/3

                      Parents:
                      • WEDNESDAY: P.E.; Science Chapter 2 Test
                      • THURSDAY: Music; Math Topic 4 Test
                      • FRIDAY: P.E.; Spell-A-Thon
                      • Students may have brought home with them their Lego paper to plan their name tags. THIS should only be worked on after they are done with their homework. I am still missing 2/3 of the class's plans.
                        1.  Read for 30 min.
                        2.  Language Arts
                        • Wordly Wise - none, due to Spell-A-Thon
                        • Time for Kids - Read
                        3.  Math
                        • Textbook pgs. 110-111; 113
                        • Workbook pg. 4-2 R; 4-3 R; 4-6 P
                        4.   History - pgs. none

                        • Native Californian Project due Friday, Oct. 27 (we will be using our Google accounts tomorrow); refer to the tab on the front page for additional resources

                        5.   Science - pgs. none

                        Monday, October 2, 2017

                        HW - Monday, 10/2

                        Parents:
                        • TUESDAY:  Music
                        • WEDNESDAY: Science Chapter 2 Test
                        • THURSDAY: Math Topic 4 Test
                        • FRIDAY: Spell-A-Thon
                        • Students may have brought home with them their Lego paper to plan their name tags. THIS should only be worked on after they are done with their homework. I am still missing 2/3 of the class's plans.
                          1.  Read for 30 min.
                          2.  Language Arts
                          • Wordly Wise - none due to Spell-A-Thon
                          • Time for Kids - Read; 3-2-1/Vocab on Cover Story
                          3.  Math
                          • Textbook pgs. Topic 4, Lesson 6 (104-107)
                          • Workbook pg. 4-6 R
                          4.   History - pgs. none
                          5.   Science - pgs. 76-77; 78-79