Weekly Update 1.7

Here’s the 411 on this week!Β πŸ™‚

Reminders

  1. Guided reading responses are due Jan 17th. Book Clubs will resume next week.
  2. Please return signed field trip permission slip forms and monies for our upcoming KSU field trip (going home today) AND the Chattanooga one (ASAP).
  3. Lots of club forms are going home today, along with a book order form (due tomorrow)
  4. Check Bloomz for last minute updates and communication.Β πŸ™‚
  5. Behavior is now documented on Bloomz versus paper copies. Notifications are sent out at 6 p.m. daily. If you are not on Bloomz, I will contact via Synergy, if there is a behavior situation.Β πŸ™‚
  6. Have your child check out the video sections on our blog for content-related information.

Dates:

Jan 11: Write Score Standardized Testing (5th grade)

Jan 11: Report Cards go home

Jan 10: 3rd Quarter Pre-Assessment

Jan 10: 4-H day and presentations (Jason and Ellie)

Jan 14: Math Inventory Assessment (5th Grade)

Jan 21: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (NO SCHOOL)

February 1st: Behavior Celebration Day

 

Content

Math– We are starting 3rd quarter content on geometry (parallel/perpendicular lines, parallelograms/quadrilaterals, categorizing polygons (by angles and sides), angle types

Reading– We are starting our poetry unit and will continue for the next 4 weeks. πŸ™‚ Students are learning to mimic certain structures to create their own poems and learning how to utilize figurative language devices (metaphors, similes, alliteration, onomatopoeia, personification, hyperbole, irony, denotation/connotation, allusion, oxymoron)

Science- We are studying organisms and cell structure of plant and animals

Writing– Students are writing poetry and using figurative language in their poems.

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