August 21

XtraMath.org

Related imageYour child will be working on their multiplication and division facts using the following website: www.xtramath.org   Parent letters with directions can be found in your child’s HW Folder. Also, they have pasted their personal Pin# on the front page of their agenda. Please make sure that your child is practicing their multiplication and division facts daily. I will be checking student usage each week. Thanks for your support!

August 19

Week of 8/19/19

Reading: RL3 We have started our whole group novel study entitled Lemonade WarImage result for lemonade war. Students will use specific details from the story to describe a character or setting in depth. We’ll also be completing comprehension quizzes, journal entries, and activities along the way.

ELA: W3 We will continue to work on writing personal narratives.

Math: NBT.1 Students will use place value strategies to round and compare numbers.

Social Studies: SS4G1a,b Students will use map skills to locate major geographical features in the U.S. We’ll have our map skills assessment on Friday. Study guides went home on Friday; please help your child to study a little each night. Here’s a copy of the study guide below:

https://cobbk12org-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/r/personal/desiree_rutherford_cobbk12_org/Documents/Map%20Skills%20Study%20Guide.docx?d=wc3140db1c4c445ccb987bddfada255ec&csf=1&e=BSbOT4

                                                     

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Don’t Forget:

*Please remember to turn in your child’s Emergency Dismissal form and the T-shirt order form with the $6 fee.

*Picture Day is on Wednesday, August 21st at 10:45 am.

 

August 17

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Absences: If your child is absent, you have 3 days to submit an excuse note. After the 3 days, it becomes an unexcused absence.

ParentVue: Please be sure to obtain your username and password from the front office. ParentVue allows you to view your child’s grades and current averages in all subject areas. You should be accessing this information weekly. Being aware of your child’s current averages will help you to avoid surprises when progress reports/report cards are given.

Remind Text Alerts: Please, Please, Please sign up to receive my text messages. Many parents haven’t signed up and I would love 100% participation. Many of your questions can be answered if you are taking advantage of the text messages and reading our class blog. Click on the link on the orange sticky note to the right of this page and join. It is super easy and free!

August 5

Week of 8/5/19

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Happy Monday! This week, we will continue to learn and practice our classroom rules and procedures. We are also getting to know one another through class discussions and activities.

Spelling: I’ve added the Spelling List tab/link to the right of this page. Your child also has a spelling list in their HW folder.; please help them to study a little each night. Spelling test will be bi-weekly on Thursdays. The 1st spelling test will be on Thursday, August 15th. 

Math: Students are to study multiplication facts 0-5 for a quiz on Friday (this should be a review for all). We will begin our unit on Place Value. NBT.3- Use place value understanding to round multi-digit whole numbers to any place. NBT.2- Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using base ten numerals, number names, and expanded form. Compare two multi-digit numbers based on meanings of the digits in each place, using <, >, = to record comparisons.

ELA: ELAGSEL1.f- produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting rhetorically poor fragments and run-ons. ELAGSE4W10, 8, and 3- Write narratives

Social Studies: SS4MG1a-j- Use the following: cardinal/intermediate directions,  a map scale, map key/legend, and latitude/longitude. Define and know the difference between political and physical maps. Identify physical features on a map.

August 1

Please View the Open House PowerPoint

Hello parents! We had an awesome first day back to school! If you were unable to attend Open House, please click on the link below to view our classroom procedures, information about homework, grades, etc. Also please sign up to receive REMIND text alerts; a form was sent home with directions. You can also click on the yellow sticky note ( REMIND text alerts )on the right to sign up.

Click on the link below to view:

Welcome to Open House 2019-20