Happy Election Day 2016!

This week, we are:

Math: tiling (counting) square units to determine the area of a rectangle. Students only need to count squares to determine area. Next week, students will learn about the formula of area (length times width) and use their multiplication skills. There is a homework assignment due Thursday.

Writing: revising and editing informational writing. Be on the lookout for an invitation to Expert Day on Wednesday, November 30th!

Reading: using illustrations and text features to better comprehend an informational text. This skill will also be practiced as students are creating their own informational writing for Expert Day in Writing Workshop!

Language  Arts: continuing to practice using subject-verb agreement in a sentence.

Science: investigating fossils through observation and informational resources about organisms that lived long ago as well as describing how fossils are formed. On Friday, students will take the role of paleontologists by digging into cookie fossils! Students will receive a homework assignment this Friday that is due Friday, 11-18.

Social Studies: describing how Susan B. Anthony expanded freedom and rights for Americans. The Susan B. Anthony reading questions are due on Friday.

Important Information:

Cookie Fossils: If you can donate chocolate chips/nut free cookies, toothbrushes, or tooth picks for the fossil dig on Friday, let Miss Nichols or Ms. Hardie know ASAP!

Class Wish List: kid-friendly cleaning wipes and treasure box donations

Expert Day: Students will share their informational writing presentations on Wednesday, Noveme

Thanksgiving Feast: Our class will Feast on Wednesday, November 16. RSVP’s are due TOMORROW! Our class will eat sack lunches OR lunches from home on Tuesday and Thursday in the classroom.

Square 1 Art: It’s that time again for our Square1 Art Fundraiser!  Your child will be coming home with their own personalized order catalog, original artwork, and free stickers with their art on it!  Order unique gifts and keepsakes with your child’s art on it.  The school earns profit from each order to help enhance their engagement and learning in the art classroom!  You can order via the paper order form or online at www.square1art.com/shop

The deadline for orders is NOVEMBER 17th!  Make sure to get your personalized gifts before this deadline!  If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Brooks at: kaylene.hybart@cobbk12.org

Progress Reports: Academic Alerts for students currently performing with limited progress in a 2nd Quarter Report Card standard will be sent home on November 17.

Tiger Trot Fund: Our class is in 12th place for fundraising and 9 of our students have registered. Keep up the fundraising for many great benefits for Teasley including Mathletics, technology, and a climbing wall in the gym! The Tiger Trot will take place on Friday, November 18th.

Talent Show Forms: If your student wants to audition for a Talent Show act separate from our class act, please return permission form by this Friday!

Winterfest: We are gearing up for our 2nd annual WINTERFEST Tree Lighting.  We have big expectations for our event this year and hope that you might join us.  If you are a small business owner or would like to be a vendor at this year’s tree lighting please click the link below to apply for a spot.

Below is the link to apply.  Deadline for all applications is November 18, 2016.