Our first week of school was great! I have enjoyed getting to know my class and their unique personalities! We going to continue establishing routines this week and begin working full days with our curricula.
8/10 – Open House at 6pm – I hope to see you there!
8/21 – Eclipse Day – School is extended by 45 minutes and we will have many exciting Science activities related to this exciting experience
8/23 – Picture Day – Dress your best for a fantastic picture
Highlights for this week:
Math: We are beginning our unit on place value. We will focus on representing numbers up to the millions place, understanding the value of a number, and comparing numbers. I will quiz the students on Friday.
Reading: We are establishing reading routines. Reading pre-assessments will be administered as well as reading response activities.
Writing: We will establish writing routines. We will also begin looking for inspiration for our own writing.
Spelling: We are beginning with our first spelling contract this week. This is a 2-week contract and will not be due until the test date (8/18). Your child’s spelling list is based on a skill assessment and your child’s list will be assigned on Monday. Here is a copy of the list: Spelling Homework Sort1.
Grammar: We will look at proper and common nouns. I will quiz the students on Friday.
Social Studies: We will develop map skills this week. We will also be identifying the geographical locations of our content this school year. We will create a study guide on Monday. The test will be on Friday.
I am looking forward to a fantastic school year!