Class News ~ February 24

Dear Families,

We hope you’ve all had a good break! We launched the break with a festive Valentine’s Day. Thank you to the families of Eli, Olivier and Sailor for treating the children! Mrs. Mann and I want to thank you for all our valentines and goodies.

Happy birthday, Sailor!🎈

Here’s our learning plan:

  • Math ~ Linear measurement, multiplication facts
  • Reading ~ Assessment, Compare/contrast different texts
  • Writing ~ Opinion (revision, editing, publishing)
  • Language Arts ~ Sentences (simple, complex, compound)
  • Social Studies ~ Explorers

Homework:

  • Reading ~ 20 minutes (MyOn or books)
  • Math ~ 10 minutes multiplication/division facts

Reminder: Field trip permission forms went home. We’re excited to visit the Tellus Science Museum on March 17th.

Fondly,

Mrs. Pennington & Mrs. Mann

 

Valentine’s Day is Friday!

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Leah

Kaylee

Ben

Ava

Eben

Jag

Aidan

Camille

Taylor

Liberty

Hunter

Hollins

Olivier

Guillermo

Kennedy

Maxene

Gus

Zaid

Eli

Sailor

Class News ~ February 10

Dear Families,

We have a busy week ahead of our February break!

Our learning plan:

  • Reading ~ Peter Pan, text evidence
  • Writings ~ Opinion, written responses to reading
  • Math ~ Fractions, comparing and ordering
  • Social Studies ~ Explorers, contributions and obstacles
  • Language Art ~ Conjunctions, cursive

Remember to have Valentine’s boxes here by Friday.

The Kindness Challenge will begin Monday.

  • Monday: Wear black and yellow.
  • Tuesday: Practice friendly greetings.
  • Wednesday: Wear pajama pants for $1 donation
  • Thursday: Wear sports team or school pride shirts.
  • Friday: Wear red/pink/white.

Turn in the signed kindness challenge sheet for a special prize from the front office.😍

We are going on a field trip to the Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville on March 17th! Field trip permission forms will go home Monday.

Have a good week.

Mrs. Pennington & Mrs. Mann

 

Valentine’s Day is Coming!

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We will exchange valentines on Friday! Please have your child bring in a decorated box (about the size of a shoebox). Here’s our class list:

Leah

Kaylee

Ben

Ava

Eben

Jag

Aidan

Camille

Taylor

Liberty

Hunter

Hollins

Olivier

Guillermo

Kennedy

Maxene

Gus

Zaid

Eli

Sailor

Class News ~ Feb. 3

Dear Parents,

We’re curious about what the groundhog has to say about spring! We just want days of sunshine instead of rain.

Our learning plan:

  • Math ~Fractions, comparing and equivalence
  • Reading ~Peter Pan, written responses
  • Writing ~Opinion, categorizing thoughts, adding examples to support reasons
  • Lang. Arts ~Cursive, model sentence
  • Social Studies ~Early exploration of the U.S. 

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We’re working hard to improve our lunch room behavior, which is an unending challenge in schools. 😉 Your support at home is greatly appreciated!

PTA will be collecting Box Tops and Supplies for our Enrichment Teachers this week. Please direct students to drop off donated supplies to the STEM Lab.

The Scholastic Book Fair is open at 7:15 each morning this week. Your child may shop after checking in with us in the classroom.

Thank you for all the snack donations!

Have a great weekend!

Mrs. P. & Mrs. M.

 

Class News ~ January 27

Dear Families,

The children are doing some fabulous learning despite rainy, muddy days without any time on the playground!

Our learning plan:

  • Math~ Fractions, comparing and ordering
  • Reading~ Peter Pan, answering questions citing text evidence
  • Writing~ Opinion writing, thesis statement and reasons
  • Language Arts~ Conjunctions, cursive
  • Science~ Georgia habitats

Homework:

  1. 20 minutes of reading (books, Newsela)
  2. 10 minutes of math (Prodigy, multiplication facts)

🎈Happy birthday, Jag!🎈

😀We need snack donations (crackers (saltines, Ritz, etc), pretzels, and Cheerios. Thanks in advance! We’re collecting aluminum pop tabs for Ronald McDonald House. Thanks for collecting them for this good cause.

Here’s information on our upcoming International Night. We have a special surprise for each child who attends this event. I highly recommend the fabulous food!

Kincaid PTA invites all families to one of our biggest events of the year: INTERNATIONAL NIGHT! Join us as we travel the world on January 31st, 6-8 PM! “Board” in the cafeteria, obtain a “passport,” and travel around the school to visit, learn about, and sample food from countries represented by Kincaid families. Visit the “Duty Free” shop to purchase spirit wear and international goodies! Bring a food item, present a craft, prepare a visual board to teach about your heritage, or just sightsee! RSVP on Membership Toolkit OR using the yellow flyer that was sent home in December. Forms due by Fri, Jan 17. Walk-ups OK but please RSVP so we can plan classroom space for each heritage/country represented!

Have a good week!

Mrs. P. & Mrs. M.

 

Class News ~ January 21

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Dear Families,

We hope this holiday in honor of Dr. King is a great one for you and your family!

Our learning plan:

  • Math ~ Fractions, number line, comparing
  • Reading ~ Peter Pan, characters, citing text evidence
  • Writing ~ Opinion/Argument
  • Language Arts ~ Adverbs
  • Science/S.S. ~ Georgia Regions, animal and plant habitats

Homework:

  • 20 minutes of reading (books or online on Newsela)
  • 10 Minutes of Prodigy
  • Multiplication facts practice

Newsela is an online nonfiction reading site that every child is Cobb has access to. Your child can read interesting selections at a just right reading level and take a quiz. The children log in through Cobb Virtual Library and Clever, and then will be directed directly to their account. The children are being trained in the classroom. Try it for reading homework…I think you’ll like it!

Fondly,

Mrs. Pennington & Mrs. Mann

 

 

Class News ~ January 13

Dear Families,

The children got right back into the groove of school. They’re enthusiastic little learners! Report cards go home today. Let us know if you have any questions. Please return the signed report card envelope and keep the contents.

Our learning plan:

  • Math ~ Fractions, writing & understanding numerator and denominator
  • Reading ~ Peter Pan, character actions and traits
  • Writing ~ Supporting an opinion with reasons
  • Language Arts ~ Adverbs, comparitive and superlative
  • Science ~ Habitats of the regions of Georgia

Homework:

  1. 20 minutes of reading
  2. 10 minutes of Prodigy
  3. Multiplication facts practice

Happy birthday, Ava!😍🎁🎈

Have a great weekend!

Mrs. P. & Mrs. M.

Happy, Happy 2020!

Dear Families,

We hope you’ve had a great winter break. We’ve missed the children and have been getting ready for them.

Here’s our learning plan for the week:

  • Reading ~ A mystery read aloud will be revealed, comprehension strategies
  • Math ~ Fraction unit, partitioning shapes, bars and lines
  • Science ~ Plant and animal adaptations
  • Writing ~ Opinion writing unit begins

Needed: Sanitary table wipes, sanitizing hand gel

Can’t wait to see the kiddos on Monday!

Fondly,

Mrs. Pennington & Mrs. Mann

 

 

Happy Winter Holiday!

Dear Families,

Thank you to the parents of Eli, Kaylee, Maxene, Taylor, Guillermo, and Olivier for making the holiday party a smash! A fun time was had by all! 😘We missed you Ben and Zaid! 😘 Mrs. Mann and I want to thank you for your kind gifts, cards, candy and flowers. We wish you all a happy holiday full of joy and rest! See you in 2020!

Love, Mrs. Pennington & Mrs. Mann
Photos compliments of Maxene’s mom:-)