Week of January 7th

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Happy New Year!!!  2019 has arrived and I’m looking forward to a fantastic 2nd half of the school year!  I am sure the kids (and maybe parents) are ready to come back!

Please take a few minutes this weekend to clean out folders and papers that came home before Winter break and wash backpacks.  We want to start the year refreshed!

HIGHLIGHTS FOR THIS WEEK:

1/7 – Math Touchstones pre-assessment

1/8 – Math Inventory pre-assessment

Math: We are beginning long division.  We will begin with some general strategies this week.  Please continue to practice those multiplication/division facts for fluency.

Reading: We are working on constructed response as we use the RACE strategy to effectively answer questions.

Writing: We are beginning a unit on non-fiction/informational writing.  We will begin with procedural/chronological writing this week.

Spelling: We are picking back up with spelling this week with sort 9: Spelling Homework Sort 9.  The contract will be due on the testing date of Friday, January 18th.

Social Studies: We are picking back up with Social studies as we look at the struggles of a New Nation.  We will focus on the Articles of Confederation and the Constitutional Convention.

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