Week of January 8th

Many thanks to Marci Suddeth for helping make much needed copies for our class!

We started our research for the biography project! Each student will need a biography book about the person they chose to research no later than January 16th. Please check with your child and make sure you help him/her acquire the biography book of their choice. The book needs to be at an appropriate reading level. No picture books please!

In Math, we started our Fraction Unit, prime, composite, factors and multiples. Next week, we will focus on equivalent fractions, comparing and ordering fractions.

In Science, we are studying Space and we learned a lot about the scientific explanation of why we have day-night and seasons.

Next Week-at-a-Glance

Reading/Writing: Biography Project

Science: Moon Phases

Math: Fractions-Test on Friday

Spelling: Lesson 13-Test on Friday

We have another 4-day week ! Enjoy your long weekend!

Biography Research

Dear Parents:

Each student will complete a biography research project. Please help your child acquire the biography book of the person they chose to research no later than January 16th. Here are some of the places I suggest looking into: East Cobb Library, Bookmiser, Half Price Books, Amazon, E-bay, etc.

Thank you so much for all your support!

East Side’s Annual Family STEM Night

East Side’s Annual Family STEM Night

Please join us for our annual Family STEM Night this January 23rd  from 6:00-7:30! Cheer your child on as they make paperclips fly, build roller coasters, play with robots, and much more!

Mark your calendars and bring your whole family for this fun-filled STEM Night! Food will NOT be available for purchase.

**Please note: this is not a drop-off event**

Back to School in 2018!

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a restful break!

Today was TAX DAY in the Brooks’ Kingdom, and everything was taxed: questions, recess, lunch, Specials, etc. Please ask your child about the unfair taxes and the quartering act they endured, just as the colonists did under King George.

Report cards come home today. Please sign the envelope and send it back to school on Monday. Thank you!

Please watch these videos, as they show the Common Core Math methods used in the 3rd quarter.

Mathematics

Next Week-at-a-Glance:

Reading & Writing: Biographies

Math: Fractions

Science: Space

Spelling: Lesson 12-TEST ON FRIDAY

 

Happy Holidays!

Many thanks to all the parent volunteers! You made our class party such a fun event! All the kids thoroughly enjoyed it!

Thank you so much for all the gift cards you sent me! I will put them to good use and think about your families!

Please know how much I appreciate your support. Happy Holidays! Enjoy your time with your friends and family! See you back on January 4th!

Week of December 11th

Many thanks to Shahla Dadashe for chaperoning our field trip to the Youth Museum!

This week, we learned about different holidays around the world! Our class researched, wrote and presented interesting facts about customs, presents, and food from different countries.

Next Week-at-a-Glance

Tuesday:

  • Bring a blanket, a stuffed animal, and your favorite Holiday Book to read by the fireplace
  • Holiday Party 10:45-12:00! All parents are invited. Our amazing room moms are in charge of this event, please consider volunteering your time.
  • EARLY RELEASE

Wednesday:

  • Movie rotations
  • EARLY RELEASE

Enjoy your weekend!

Wow! Time flies by…it’s already December!

We had a very exciting week! Congratulations to Jack Herbert and Ellery Grant for representing our class in the Spelling Bee! Way to go Jake McNeely for winning first place during the Jingle Jog! I am very proud that our class won the Cafeteria Award for best behavior during lunch!

Many thanks to our wonderful and dedicated mothers, Kerri Grant, Marci Suddeth, Greta Herbert and Lizzy Nielsen for volunteering their time during our STEM and Adventures in Art lessons! I couldn’t do it without your help!

The students worked diligently on their Extreme Weather Projects. We learned the causes and effects, prevention and safety, first hand experiences and survival stories during tornadoes, volcanoes, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis and fires.

The Foundation graciously paid for Social Studies Weekly, an online and paper resource that covers all our Social Studies standards. All students have access to it on http://app.studiesweekly.com (Username: Student ID, Password: 3850).

NEXT WEEK AT-A-GLANCE

Math: Division Quiz on Tuesday, December 12th

Reading/ Writing: Holidays around the World

No Spelling/ No Grammar Tests

FIELD TRIP TO THE YOUTH MUSEUM ON DEC 12TH. Please wear your class shirt.

Week of November 27th

Welcome Back! I hope all of you had a restful Thanksgiving break! Many thanks to all the wonderful families who participated in the International Potluck!

Please check out Seesaw to see all the Native American houses students created as part of the STEM Project.

Next Week-at-a-Glance

Reading: Non-fiction Expert Project/ Natural Disasters

Math: Division

Social Studies: The American Revolution/ Projects

ELA: Grammar Lesson and Quiz on Friday

Field Trips:

High Touch High Tech on December 7th

Youth Museum on December 12th

Please sign-up to chaperone this field trip! I am missing a lot of permission slips. Please send them back ASAP. Thank you!

 

Week of October 6th

Many thanks to Kerri Grant for chaperoning our field trip to Cobb County Safety Village! We learned a lot about being safe at home, on the bus, around electricity and in case of a fire. Please visit Shutterfly to see pics!

Congratulations to Moyosola and Jack for participating in the Science Fair!

Please ask your child about what they learned today during the HTHT In-House Field Trip. They built all 6 simple machines and reviewed all Science Forces and Motion concepts.

EVENTS AND REMINDERS:

  • ADVENTURES IN ART on Wednesday 11/15.
  • BOOK FAIR on Wednesday 11/15 between 1:35-1:55.
  • International Potluck 11/16 between 12:30-1:30. All parents are invited to attend! Please visit Shutterfly to sign-up for a country and a dish to share.
  • STEM DAY-Sound Instruments. Students started planning for their sound instrument. They need to bring in all the needed supplies by next Friday, 11/18. This is a Science Grade-details in the Friday Folder.
  • MOVIE DAY WITH MRS. BROOKS on Monday, November 20th at 1:30 pm. Bring a friend and a guardian and join me at Merchants Walk Cinema to watch the movie “Wonder”.

Have a great weekend!