Please sign the accountability sheet in the blue folder indicating you have checked Parent Vue for information on your child’s progress for the 3rd nine weeks. Also, please check reading notebooks as well. Students should also have received stickers on their reading goal chart. Reading at home (2.5 hours per week) is still required. Students are expected to record minutes read and the title of their book in the agenda. These are checked each Monday.
We will have a voluntary Valentine card exchange on Wednesday, February, 14th. We will also have a contest for creative Valentine boxes!
Reading – We will finish The Boy on the Wooden Box this week. The students are greatly enjoying Leon Leyson’s memoir! Please ask questions and have discussions at home to help improve comprehension. Students will work in discussion groups, complete blog posts , reading comprehension, and vocabulary activities throughout this book study. We will also continue with non-fiction text and informational literacy.
Language Arts – summary writing, informational writing – homework will come home this week. Please help your child brainstorm ideas and develop their writing. They will especially need help in the revision and editing process. A parent signature will be required on their final draft. Your signature indicates your help with student homework.
Math– characteristics of polygons, line plot practice, fraction word problems practice
Social Studies – World War I and the Great Depression – check notebook for standards and content – begin studying for upcoming test – Wednesday, February 14th
Science – We will begin our next unit, electricity. Students will need this information for their nonfiction writing. We will begin another round of Hydroponics this week. We will choose plants and begin prepping our system.
2/12: Stevi B’s Spirit Night; 3:30-9:00 pm (3335 Cobb Pkwy)
2/19 – 2/23: Winter Break