Month: February 2018

Read Across America

This Friday is Read Across America day! We will have guest readers and a parade of book characters! Your student can dress up as a book character on Friday if they would like to!

Monday, February 26

Welcome Back!

This week, we are: 

Math: telling time to the nearest minute. The “Matching Clocks” homework is due on Thursday.

Writing: practicing speaking and listening skills for the writing celebration on Thursday at 9:30 am!

Reading: distinguishing between the author’s point of view in an informational text and our own point of view. We will practice this skills for two weeks and assess next Thursday.

Language Arts: determining the meaning of figurative language. We will begin this unit tomorrow afternoon.

Science: describing animal and plant adaptations by creating our own plant/animal that survives in Georgia.

Social Studies: describing the different roles in colonial America. Stay tuned for more information about an upcoming Colonial America Day!

Important Information:

Spirit Night: Tomorrow at Los Bravos!

STEM Night: 5-7 in the Cafeteria! Stop by for fun science activities and a book fair! Check out this flyer to pre-order for the book fair and bring the money ON STEM NIGHT: Teasley_STEM_Flyer_2018-12eej30

Class Wish List: #2 non mechanical pencils, student scissors, glue sticks, and tissues

Spring Picture Day: Today, students received an order form for Spring Picture Day on March 9. Student do not have to wear standard attire for the spring pictures

Music Homework: 

By now you should have seen your child’s

1.       Recorder Karate Folder

2.       Signed the parent letter

3.       Signed up for your SeeSaw Parent account.

4.       Your child has submitted their first assignment via Seesaw

In your child’s recorder folder there are directions for downloading the SeeSaw app.  This app will allow your child to submit work for music electronically and you will receive updates on your child’s progress with learning the recorder. When you are ready for your child to complete their music homework after the app has been downloaded, they should use the QR code provided (2nd page in folder) with a smart device.  After scanning the code students will need to click on the activities folder to see their assignment.  Complete assignment by clicking the green button at the top of the screen and Viola’ you are done!!! If I have received your child’s homework I have commented on their work.  Comments look a little something like this “Good Job______.  I look forward to teaching you the recorder.  Thanks mom and dad for being super excited about your child learning the recorder. If you haven’t done so already please do the above before your child comes to music class this rotation.

THIS WEEKS MUSIC ROTATION:

Tuesday- Nichols

 

Please note rotations for music change every six days. I look forward with working with your child and helping them learn the recorder.

Regards,

Roxanne Mungin

Music Specialist

 

Thursday, February 15

Friday Schedule: Due to the Black History Month Assembly tomorrow afternoon, specials and lunch will occur earlier in the day. Dismissal is at the same time tomorrow afternoon.

Media Center: On Monday, February 26, our class will go to the Media Center to check out new books.

STEM Night: Thursday, March 1st 5-7 pm. There will also be a non fiction book fair to raise money for STEM at Teasley!

Dress Down for $1 tomorrow!

Tuesday, February 13

Seesaw Update from Mrs. Mungin: The QR code sent home yesterday is for parents. Parents need to sign up using that code. Today, students will receive the student code for submitting their work to Mrs. Mungin. Contact Mrs. Mungin if you have any questions!

Class Wish List: tissues, #2 non mechanical pencils, Band-Aids and hand sanitizer

Monday, February 12

This week, we are:

Math: comparing fractions with equivalent models. Students can use partitioned shapes or number lines to represent their understanding or check their work. The “Fraction Frogs” homework is due on Thursday.

Writing: publishing opinion pieces. Stay tuned for a formal invitation to the next writing celebration!

Reading: comparing and contrasting characters, setting, plot, and theme of two fiction texts with similar characters or written by the same author. The students are improving in their compare and contrast skills every week! It is amazing to see them put their understanding in essays at the end of the week!

Language Arts: identifying and using affixes.

Science: explaining how adaptations and features help plants and animals in Georgia survive in their habitat and region. The students will begin an in class project this Friday!

Social Studies: describing reasons for colonization in the British colonies in America.

Important Information:

Multiplication Facts: On Friday, I will send home an update on your child’s mastered facts. Students who have already mastered their multiplication facts will not receive an update on Friday.

Field Trip Payment and Form: Try to send in payment envelopes and forms as soon as possible!

Well Star: Students will receive a lesson from Well Star on Wednesday.

Black History Month Assembly is this Friday!

Music Homework:

Your child has a recorder folder with a parent letter and directions for downloading the SeeSaw app.  This app will allow your child to submit work for music electronically. When you are ready for your child to complete their music homework after the app has been downloaded, they should use the QR code provided (2nd page in folder) with a smart device.  After scanning the code students will need to click on the activities folder to see their assignment.  Complete assignment by clicking the green button at the top of the screen and Viola’ you are done!!I look forward with working with your child and learning the recorder. Students also received a payment envelope today for the recorder. 

Regards,

Roxanne Mungin

Music Specialist

Tuesday, February 6

Class Wish List: #2 non mechanical pencils, glue sticks, post-its, tissues, hand sanitizer, Clorox wipes, Band-Aid’s

Red, White, and Blue on Thursday:

 

Monday, February 5

This week, we are:

Math: using visual models to represent fractions and compare fractions. The comparing fractions homework is due on Thursday. Students began a Valentine’s Day fraction mobile project that can be completed at home for extra practice. This can be completed and kept at home since it is just practice. Continue to practice multiplication facts daily!

Writing: revising, editing, and publishing opinion writing. Be on the lookout for an invitation to the next Writing Celebration!

Reading: comparing and contrasting the main ideas and key details in two informational texts on the same topic. Students had a great start to this standard last week! Keep it up!

Language Arts: using comparative and superlative adjectives in writing.

Science: describing the adaptations and features that allow animals to survive in their Georgia habitat. Students can complete the “Thumb Olympics” activity at home to review animal adaptations.

Social Studies: explaining how the colonists’ perspectives were shaped by the roles they played in Colonial America.

Important Information:

Field Trip Forms: Today, students received a field trip form and payment envelope for High Touch-High Tech to visit Teasley 3rd graders on Monday, March 5. s. There was a typo on the forms and envelopes: the cost is $3. Please try to the return the payment and forms by the February break on Friday, February 16.

Class Wish List: #2 non mechanical pencils, glue sticks, post-its, tissues, hand sanitizer, Clorox wipes

Counselor’s Blog: Parents are you looking for community resources in the area?  Check out our Counselors’ Blog for a few community resources. http://www.cobblearning.net/oliver/

 

Friday, February 2

Thumb Olympics: We began the Thumb Olympics activity for animal adaptations today, but did not finish. Students can finish the activity at home. It will not be for a grade.

Field Trip Forms: On Monday, students will receive a field trip form for High Touch-High Tech to visit Teasley 3rd graders on Monday, March 5. Be on the lookout for permission forms and payment envelopes. There was a typo on the forms and envelopes: the cost is $3.

Class Wish List: #2 non mechanical pencils, glue sticks, post-its, extra student scissors, tissues, hand sanitizer, Clorox wipes 

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