Week of October2, 2017

I hope everyone had a nice break. Now that testing is over, we are ready to head full-force into our day.

Please be on the look-out for a letter about conferences. We look forward to meeting and talking with you regarding your child’s progress, as well as any questions you may have.

We will begin centers this week. There will be 3 20 minute rotations in Math and Reading.

Small group with me, Independent working, Computers

During the independent work time, we will be focusing on practice of skills, but mainly goals and objectives.

I am very excited about working like this.

Math:

2nd grade: coins and problem solving

3rd grade: multiplication and problem solving

Reading:

Soon, we will begin a new program called System 44- this program will hone in on phonics, which will help your child read better.

We will focus on word work and phonics rules. However, we will also look at the differences among prose (regular text), poetry, and drama.

Language Arts:

We will focus on the 4 different types of sentences and writing a narrative

Week of September 18, 2017

I hope everyone is having a good weekend!

Third graders: We will be finishing the IOWA on Monday and Tuesday.

All: We will be back to a regular schedule on Wednesday.

Ms. Begora’s students, remember that your Native American projects are due on Monday.

Math:

We will be working on subtraction.

Reading:

We will be working on long vowel sounds and making connections when we are reading. We will be having groups for Guided Reading.

Language Arts:

We will work on pronouns and writing a narrative paragraph, given a prompt.

Please remember, to contact me anytime that you have any questions or concerns.

Week of September 11, 2017

Cobb County is watching the weather. Please check the Cobb County website.

We will be testing 3rd and 5th grade for IOWA.

Math:

We will be working on subtraction.

Reading:

We will be having guided reading and work on main idea.

Language Arts:

We will continue with narrative writing and verbs and sentences.

Social Studies:

We will continue with the Native American regions.

Week of September 5, 2017

Remember, Monday is Labor Day. Therefore, there is no school. We will see your child on Tuesday.

Tuesday will be a regular day

CoGat will be Wednesday, Sept. 6-8

IOWA will be Sept. 11-14. September 15 is make-up for students who are absent.

Please make sure your child gets a good night’s rest each night and eats a good breakfast. However, we do not want your child stressed. He/she should just try his/her best.

Social Studies unit: Native Americans