Week of 9-17-18

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Hello! Here’s what we are working on this week:

  • Integrated Reading:
    • We are working on how to identify and write the main idea and important details from a text
    • Students are presenting the information learned about the 5 regions of Georgia and continuing to learn how plants and animals adapt to survive in each region.
  • Math:
    •  This week we are working on adding and subtracting within 1000  using 1 and 2-step word problems. (base-ten, number line, expanded form)
  • Writing:
    • This week we are working on editing my writing- spelling, correct capitalization, punctuation, and dialogue.
  • Curriculum Updates
  •  IB Unit 2: We can work it out.Transdisciplinary Theme: Where we are in place and time.

    Central Idea: Living things adapt to survive.

    Learner Profile Traits: Knowledgeable, Thinker

  • Line of Inquiry:Plants and animals adapt to survive in their habitat.

Reminders- Please make sure your child is reading between 20 to 30 minutes every night. They also need to practice their math facts and type using the Typing Club website throughout the week.

 

Important dates

Monday-Tuesday, September 17-18   IOWA Testing

Thursday, September 20th- Zoo Atlanta Field Trip- If I have not received your child’s permission slip please contact me. 

Friday, September 21- Dress Down Day $1

Monday, September 24-28  Fall Break

**Lost and Found is full. If your child is missing a sweater, jacket, lunch box, water bottle, or other item, please remind them to check lost and found. 

All items will be donated to a local charity over Fall Break.

Let’s have a great week!


Week of 9-10-18

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Hello! Here’s what we are working on this week:

  • Integrated Reading:
    • We are working on how to identify and write the main idea from a text
    • We will learn about the 5 regions of Georgia and how plants and animals adapt to survive in each region.
  • Math:
    •  This week we are working on adding and subtracting within 1000 using various strategies (base-ten, number line, expanded form)
  • Writing:
    • This week we are working on editing my writing- spelling, correct capitalization, punctuation, and dialogue.
  • Curriculum Updates
  •  IB Unit 2: We can work it out.

    Transdisciplinary Theme: Where we are in place and time.

    Central Idea: Living things adapt to survive.

    Learner Profile Traits: Knowledgeable, Thinker

  • Line of Inquiry:

    Plants and animals adapt to survive in their habitat.

Reminders- Please make sure your child is reading between 20 to 30 minutes every night. They also need to practice their math facts and type using the Typing Club website throughout the week.

 

Important dates

Tuesday, September 11- Spirit Night @ Willy’s

Thursday, September 13-18   IOWA Testing

Friday, September 14th- Field trip forms are due!

Thursday, September 20th- Zoo Atlanta Field Trip

Friday, September 21- Dress Down Day $1

Monday, September 24-28  Fall Break

Let’s have a great week!


Tiger Reading Challenge

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Tiger Reading Challenge…GO!

The Tiger Reading Challenge has started! The September challenge for ALL students is to read 600 minutes this month. You have until October 1, 2018 to log minutes into Biblionasium. (Late minutes WILL NOT COUNT. Make sure you submit them on time.) Read books, magazines, newspapers, RAZ kids, the cereal box at breakfast – ANYTHING. Just read. Exercise your brain. Read more about the challenge and watch some videos about Biblionasium on the Tiger Reading Program Page. 

Good LUCK!


9-4-18

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Hello! Hope everyone enjoyed their three day weekend. Here’s what we are working on this week:

  • Integrated Reading:
    • We are continuing to work on how how to use the RACE reading strategy when answering comprehension questions
    • Image result for RACE reading strategy
    • This week we are still discussing the effects of pollution on the environment. Students will be able to do a couple of hands on activities to better understand the effects of water pollution.
  • Math:
  • Writing:
    • This week we are working on editing our narratives. The kids have been doing a good job typing their papers on Kidblog!
  • Curriculum 
  •  IB Unit 1: Get By With A Little Help From My FriendsCentral Idea: Citizens of the world contribute to common good.Learner Profile Traits: Reflective, Caring, Communicator, Principled

    Lines of Inquiry:

    • Citizens contribute to the common good.
    • Citizens should follow rules and laws.
    • Citizens pay taxes that fund goods and services for a community.
    • Human action can pollute the Earth.

Reminders- Please make sure your child is reading between 20 to 30 minutes every night. They also need to practice their math facts and type using the Typing Club website throughout the week.

 

September 5-7- CogAT Testing

Friday, September 7- Back to Football Friday Family and Fun Night @5PM

Tuesday, September 11- Spirit Night @ Willy’s

Thursday, September 13-18   IOWA Testing

Friday, September 21- Dress Down Day $1

Monday, September 24-28  Fall Break

Let’s have a great week!


Week of 8-27-18

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Hello! Hope everyone enjoyed their weekend. Here’s what we are working on this week:

  • Integrated Reading:
    • Student will be learning how to the RACE reading strategy when answering comprehension questions
    • Image result for RACE reading strategy
    • This week students will learn the effects of pollution on the environment.
  • Math:
    •  This week we are still working on multiplication and division strategies. We will have an assessment on Friday.
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    •  Image result for multiplication strategies
  • Writing:
    • This week we are working on how to elaborate on our feelings in our writing.
  • Curriculum Updates
  •  IB Unit 1: Get By With A Little Help From My FriendsCentral Idea: Citizens of the world contribute to common good.

    Learner Profile Traits: Reflective, Caring, Communicator, Principled

    Lines of Inquiry:

    • Citizens contribute to the common good.
    • Citizens should follow rules and laws.
    • Citizens pay taxes that fund goods and services for a community.
    • Human action can pollute the Earth.

Reminders- Please make sure your child is reading between 20 to 30 minutes every night. They also need to practice their math facts and type using the Typing Club website throughout the week.

August 29th- Early Release

August 30- PTA and IB information Night

September 3- No School

September 5-7- CogAT Testing

Let’s have a great week!


Things going on at Teasley…..

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3-5 Teasley Talent Show

Is your student interested in showing off their amazing talent on stage? Auditions for the 3rd-5th Grade Talent Show will take place on Wednesday, September 5th after school. Please complete and return the permission slip to school by Wednesday, August 29th at 2:45 pm.

Fifth Grade Fundraiser 

FROZEN FRIDAYS are coming! Support our 5th graders by purchasing a FROZEN FRIDAY pass. With a FROZEN FRIDAY pass, your child will receive a real fruit, no sugar added frozen treat every Friday of the school year. You can purchase an annual pass for $30 or a quarterly pass for $10. Buying an annual pass saves you $10! See the order form for additional details.

Back to Football Friday

 Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?  Teasley’s Physical Education department is proud to partner with the NFL and their PLAY60 program to bring you BACK TO FOOTBALL Friday on September 7th.  Back to Football Friday is a school-wide event that encourages students to get active and excited about the upcoming football season.  Students are encouraged to wear their favorite NFL football gear.  During their specials time the students will participate in football related stations testing their throwing, catching, kicking, punting, and speed/agility.

Like any school-wide event, WE NEED YOUR HELP.  To volunteer please use this link  http://signup.com/go/WscGUKW.

 

Should you have any questions please feel free to contact Coach Homansky at [email protected] or Coach Sonny at [email protected]


Week of 8-20-18

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Hello! Hope everyone enjoyed their weekend. Here’s what we are working on this week:

  • Integrated Reading:
    • Student will be learning how to the RACE reading strategy when answering comprehension questions
    • Image result for RACE reading strategy
    • Students will alearn how the government provides certain types of goods and services in market economy and pays for these through taxes.
  • Math:
    •  This week we are working on multiplication and division strategies. Attached are the strategies students will be working with over the next few weeks.
    • Image result for division strategy anchor chart
    •  Image result for multiplication strategies
  • Writing:
    • This week we are working on having a good ending and how to make paragraphs.
  • IB Unit 1: Get By With A Little Help From My Friends
    • Central Idea: Citizens of the world contribute to common good.
    • Learner Profiles: Reflective, Caring, Communicator, Principled
    • Lines of Inquiry:
      • Citizens contribute to the common good.
      • Citizens should follow rules and laws.

Reminders- Please make sure your child is reading between 20 to 30 minutes every night. They also need to practice their math facts and type using the Typing Club website throughout the week (students who have not used the Typing club will learn about it tomorrow).

Important Dates:
August 20- Fall Picture Day
August 21- Room Parent Orientation
August 21- Los Bravos Spirit Night
August 24- All Pro Dads
August 30- PTA and IB information Night

Let’s have a great week!


Week of 8-13-18

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Hello! Hope everyone enjoyed their weekend. Here’s what we are working on this week:

  • Integrated Reading:
    • Students are working on how to identify characters emotions, thoughts, and actions affect the story.
    • They also have to explain the necessity of respecting the rights of others and promoting the common good; explain the necessity of obeying reasonable laws/rules voluntarily, and explain why it is important for citizens in a democratic society to participate in public (civic) life (staying informed, voting, volunteering, and communicating with public officials).
  • Math:
    •  This week we are working on multiplication strategies. Attached are the strategies students will be working with over the next two weeks.
    •  Image result for multiplication strategies
  • Writing:
    • This week we are working on hooking the reader with bold beginnings, and adding better transition words.
  • IB Unit 1: Get By With A Little Help From My Friends
    • Central Idea: Citizens of the world contribute to common good.
    • Learner Profiles: Reflective, Caring, Communicator, Principled
    • Lines of Inquiry:
      • Citizens contribute to the common good.
      • Citizens should follow rules and laws.

Reminders- Please make sure your child is reading between 20 to 30 minutes every night. They also need to practice their math facts and type using the Typing Club website throughout the week (students who have not used the Typing club will learn about it tomorrow).

Important Dates:
August 14- ASP Open House
August 20- Fall Picture Day
August 21- Room Parent Orientation
August 21- Los Bravos Spirit Night
August 24- All Pro Dads
August 30- PTA and IB information Night

Let’s have a great week!


Week of 8-6-18

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Hello! Welcome for those who are new to my blog, and welcome back to the ones who are already familiar with me:) We had a great first few days of school, and I can already tell this is going to be an awesome year. This week we are working on familiarizing ourselves with school and classroom procedures, as well as introducing our first IB unit. Below are the things will we will cover over the next few weeks:

  • Integrated Reading:
    • RL3.3- Characters- how do characters emotions, thoughts, and actions affect the story.
    • SS3CG2- Explain the necessity of respecting the rights of others and promoting the common good. Explain the necessity of obeying reasonable laws/rules voluntarily, and explain why it is important for citizens in a democratic society to participate in public (civic) life (staying informed, voting, volunteering, and communicating with public officials).
    • Introduction to Reader’s Workshop
  • Math:
    • OA.1- Multiplication and Division- Composing and decomposing equal groups
  • Writing:
    • Introduction to writer’s workshop
    • Setting writing goals
    • Generating ideas
    • Narrative writing
  • IB Unit 1: Get By With A Little Help From My Friends
    • Central Idea: Citizens of the world contribute to common good.
    • Learner Profiles: Reflective, Caring, Communicator, Principled
    • Lines of Inquiry:
      • Citizens contribute to the common good.
      • Citizens should follow rules and laws.

Within the next week, I will start adding different links to websites you can use at home with your child to practice math, reading, and typing. If you have any questions at anytime, please feel free to contact me!

Important Dates:
August 14- ASP Open House
August 20- Fall Picture Day
August 21- Room Parent Orientation
August 21- Los Bravos Spirit Night
August 24- All Pro Dads
August 30- PTA and IB information Night

Let’s have a great week!


Week of 5-7-18

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Hello! We are in our countdown to the last day of school…we only have 12 days left!!!

Here’s what we are doing this week:

Reading: We are reviewing the all the reading skills we have learned in quarter 4. We are taking our last Reading Inventory test on Wednesday which will cover all reading standards.

Writing:  We will review all writing genres, and students will write their final writing piece for each genre (narrative, informational, and opinion).

Math-We are reviewing the all the math skills we have learned in quarter 4. We are taking our last Math Inventory test tomorrow which will cover all math standards.

*Scores for the Reading and Math Inventory test will be given during conferences. 

Spelling: This week we are working on:

 

Rejection

Suggestion

Direction

Decoration

Celebration

Hesitation

Competition

Addition

Definition

Ask

Eat

Family

While

Science: We will be comparing and contrasting the life cycle of a frog, butterfly, and a chicken. We will also discuss the life cycle of a plant.

Homework: Reading-Read for 20 minutes and complete reading log (they can use RAZ kids), Spelling-Study words.

Math- No homework

Reading Log (pg. 2) WeeklyReadingLogforStudentsVarietyof4 (7)-thasku

Important Announcements 

Field Day- May 10th

As a reminder the links to volunteer are:

K-2: http://signup.com/go/SQbqPBF

This is the last week to check out library book

Book Fair- May 14th – May 17th All books are buy one get one free!