Thursday, September 20

Dress Down for $1 is TOMORROW!

BYOD: Our class will participate in BYOD on Technology Thursdays in our classroom. Students can bring their own device for learning activities. Please complete and return the BYOD form if you want your child to participate. We will gather more information from Mrs. Crosby tomorrow when we checkout new books in the Media Center!

Fall Break: Next week is Fall Break! See you in October!

Lost and Found: Lost and Found is full. If your child is missing a sweater, jacket, lunch box, water bottle, or other item, please remind them to check lost and found. All items will be donated to a local charity over Fall Break.

Publix Math Night: Please join us for a math scavenger hunt at Publix where students will discover how to connect math concepts with real world experiences. Please plan to attend with your child.

When:  Thursday, October 4    

Where: Publix Paces Ferry Center, 2451 Cumberland Pkwy SE, Atlanta, GA, 30339

Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. (Teachers will be present until 6:30 p.m.)

Monday, September 17

We had an AWESOME time displaying the regions of Georgia with our graham cracker creations today! Thank you again for the donations. Check out the creations on Class Dojo later tonight!

This week, we are:

Math: solving word problems involving money. Today, we reviewed the penny, nickel, and dime. After reviewing how to count coins, we will practice solving word problems with money. This will be assessed by the end of the week.

Writing: publishing small moment narratives.

Reading:  describing the story structure including details from the beginning, middle, and end. On Friday, our class will visit the Media Center for a lesson and checkouts before Fall Break.

Language Arts: using context clues to define an unknown word.

Phonics: reading and writing words with long o digraphs (ow and oa).  Please review and practice at home if necessary.

Social Studies: identifying the location and features of the regions of Georgia. !

Central Idea: Living things adapt to their environment.

Important Information:

Class Wish List: Sheet protectors

Fall Break: Next week is Fall Break! See you in October!

Lost and Found: Lost and Found is full. If your child is missing a sweater, jacket, lunch box, water bottle, or other item, please remind them to check lost and found. All items will be donated to a local charity over Fall Break.

Career Day

Career Day will take place on Friday, October 19. Students will receive a purple flyer today with more information. Return the form or contact Mrs. S Harris and Mrs. Oliver if you’re interested in presenting!

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Monday, September 10

This week, we are:

Math: solving one-step word problems using addition and subtraction within 20. We will finish this standard this week.  Students will practice many strategies such as drawing a picture, part-part-whole, circling important information, underlining the question, writing a number sentence, and explaining their thinking. Please continue to practice math facts at home! Mastering math facts will greatly help students with word problems this week.

Writing: writing a rough draft and revising narratives.

Reading:  describing how characters respond to challenges and events in stories.

Language Arts: using context clues to define an unknown word.

Phonics: reading and writing words with long a digraphs (ai, ay, ei, ey). Today, students received their words of the week assessment from last week. Please review and practice at home if necessary..

Social Studies: identifying the location and features of the regions of Georgia. We will make an edible map of Georgia on Friday! Please send in graham cracker crumbs or brown sugar (girls) and graham crackers (boys). Thank you!

Central Idea: Living things adapt to their environment.

Important Information:

Social Studies Donations: We will be making an edible map of Georgia next week! Girls can send in graham cracker crumbs or brown sugar and boys can send in graham crackers. Please send in donations by THIS Thursday, September 13!

Class Wish List: Sheet protectors

Spirit Night: Tomorrow night at Willy’s!

Family Fun Night

Tonight is Family Fun Night! If you want to volunteer, please sign up with this link:

https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/10c0c4ba9a822a6ff2-family

Progress Reports – Academic Alerts

Only students currently performing with limited proficiency (1) in a report card standard will receive an Academic Alert today. Please sign and return asap. Thank you!

If your student does not receive an Academic Alert today, he/she currently has 2’s and 3’s in the report card standards.

Back to Football Friday Attire

If students wear a football-related shirt/jersey on Friday, they can wear athletic bottoms to school.

If students do NOT wear a football-related shirt/jersey on Friday, they must remain in Friday standard attire top and bottom (Teasley t-shirt or collared shirt with standard attire bottoms).

Tuesday, September 4

Welcome back!

This week, we are:

Math: solving one-step word problems using addition and subtraction within 20. This standard will be assessed for the next two weeks. Students will practice many strategies such as drawing a picture, part-part-whole, circling important information, underlining the question, writing a number sentence, and explaining their thinking. Please continue to practice math facts at home! Mastering math facts will greatly help students with word problems this week.

Writing: writing a rough draft and revising narratives.

Reading: gaining information from illustrations and words about the characters, setting, and plot in a fiction text. This will be assessed throughout this week.

Language Arts: using regular and irregular plural nouns.

Phonics: reading and writing words with open syllables. Today, students received their words of the week assessment from last week. Please review and practice at home if necessary.

Science: describing changes in properties of the states of matter. We will wrap up this unit today.

Social Studies: identifying the location and features of the regions of Georgia.

Central Idea: Living things adapt to their environment.

Important Information:

Back to Football Friday: Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?  Teasley’s Physical Education department is proud to partner with the NFL and their PLAY60 program to bring you BACK TO FOOTBALL Friday on September 7th.  Back to Football Friday is a school-wide event that encourages students to get active and excited about the upcoming football season.  Students are encouraged to wear their favorite NFL football gear.  During their specials time the students will participate in football related stations testing their throwing, catching, kicking, punting, and speed/agility. Like any school-wide event, WE NEED YOUR HELP.  To volunteer please use this link  http://signup.com/go/WscGUKW. Should you have any questions please feel free to contact Coach Homansky at [email protected] or Coach Sonny at [email protected].

Class T-Shirts: Today, students will receive a t-shirt order form and payment envelope. Please send in as soon as possible but they are due on Friday, September 7! These t-shirts can be worn on Friday’s and on field trips. Our class will have yellow shirts.

Social Studies Donations: We will be making an edible map of Georgia next week! Girls can send in graham cracker crumbs and boys can send in graham crackers. Please send in donations by THIS Friday, September 7th!

Class Wish List: Sheet protectors

Math Fact Fluency

Today, students took a paper and/or online test for fact fluency. They have the option to do either. We will practice every week until the end of the quarter for addition and subtraction facts 1-10. It will not be graded until the end of the quarter. Please continue to practice at home!

Enjoy the long weekend!

Tuesday, August 28

Frozen Fridays: FROZEN FRIDAYS are coming! Support our 5th graders by purchasing a FROZEN FRIDAY pass. With a FROZEN FRIDAY pass, your child will receive a real fruit, no sugar added frozen treat every Friday of the school year. You can purchase an annual pass for $30 or a quarterly pass for $10. Buying an annual pass saves you $10!  See the order form for additional details. Frozen Friday Order Form 2-26z5256

Back to Football Friday: Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?  Teasley’s Physical Education department is proud to partner with the NFL and their PLAY60 program to bring you BACK TO FOOTBALL Friday on September 7th.  Back to Football Friday is a school-wide event that encourages students to get active and excited about the upcoming football season.  Students are encouraged to wear their favorite NFL football gear.  During their specials time the students will participate in football related stations testing their throwing, catching, kicking, punting, and speed/agility. Like any school-wide event, WE NEED YOUR HELP.  To volunteer please use this link  http://signup.com/go/WscGUKW. Should you have any questions please feel free to contact Coach Homansky at [email protected] or Coach Sonny at [email protected].

Class T-Shirts: Today, students will receive a t-shirt order form and payment envelope. Please send in as soon as possible but they are due on Friday, September 7! These t-shirts can be worn on Friday’s and on field trips. Our class will have yellow shirts.

Wish List: Extra composition notebooks for inquiry notebooks and small plastic containers to borrow on Thursday and Friday for a science activity.

Media Center: Our class will visit the Media Center on Thursday afternoon.

Attendance: Extra! Extra! Read all about it! As we jump into a new school year, the Teasley Attendance Team wants to reward those students who come to school on time every day. Students who have perfect attendance at the end of the first 9 weeks, ending on Wednesday, October 10th, will receive a free dress down day, a surprise treat, and 1 entry into the end of the year drawing for a BRAND NEW BIKE! Furthermore, those students who have perfect attendance for the entire school year will have the opportunity to participate in a end of year celebration during the last week of school as well as FOUR entries into the drawing for the bike! Thank you so much for your support with getting your student to school on time every day.

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