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.