Our Mostly Mutts Drive is here! Please help us help a great organization right here in our neighborhood!
Munchie Monday: Dog and cat treats
Trashbag Tuesday: Trash bags, poop bags. grocery bags
Washing Wednesday: Dog shampoo
Thirsty Thursday: Dog and cat bowls
Foody Friday: Dog and cat food, both wet and dry
Can your house color be the one to bring in the most? Who will win?!?
October 12th is Early Release.
Conference week is next week, October 16th – 20th. All week will be early release. Please return the conference scheduling forms as soon as possible so we are able to rearrange schedules as needed. Report cards will be distributed during conferences.
The Book Fair is almost here! The Book Fair will be running from Friday 10/13 – Friday 10/20. Don’t forget all the special events going on that week!
Ms. Early’s Class: Please return the question sheet provided by our room mom so she has the information she needs. Thank you!
Way to go to all the students who met the first Biblionasium challenge! I am very proud of you. Keep reading!!
Way to go, readers!!
What we’re learning this week:
Writing: The students have worked hard to gather multiple personal narratives. Now, each student will pick one entry that they will work on for the next few weeks, strengthening it by revising and editing to prepare it for publication. This week, students will work to bring out the true meaning of the story, work to develop the story arc, and elaborate on important parts.
Reading: This week, the students will begin meeting in groups to have deep discussions about our mentor book, Home of the Brave. They will learn to sharpen reading and thinking skills in these clubs. Then, we will begin to think thematically, naming the problem a character faces and thinking about the lessons the character may learn. Linking these lessons will help the students develop larger theories and interpretations.
Grammar: Hello, Harvest Moon is our mentor text. The focus is personification, which is giving inanimate objects human qualities. Example: The wind whispered through the trees.
MATH: Decimals; comparing, ordering, adding and subtracting
SCIENCE: Students are finishing up their Science vocabulary presentations, some sort of visual…some students did powerpoints, chatterpix, and posters.
We are beginning our in class Science Fair projects. Students may choose to do some of this project at home. Our focus is to follow the SCIENTIFIC METHOD and focus on a TESTABLE QUESTION.
We are also starting to study landforms, constructive and destructive forces.
Let’s make this a great week!