American Revolution Research

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Literacy Update: As we embark on an investigation of some important events leading up to and throughout the American Revolution, please use this collection to access sites available to your student through Cobb County’s Digital Library.  Your student should be able to use his or her Destiny log-in to access the resources.

Destiny Collection: https://collections.follettsoftware.com/collection/5e2749295a944a0012d96098

Please also remember that during we the next two weeks of research, we are back to BYOD if your student has permission.

Thanks,

Mrs. Williams


January 6-10th

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Happy New Year!  We hope all of our families had a great holiday break and are ready and refreshed for the new year!  Check out each subject’s tab for new Quarter 3 information to find out what your student will be investigating for the next few weeks.

Important Events for this Week

  • Report cards are available on ParentVue this Friday, Jan. 10, 2020.
  • Awards Day for Quarter 2 will be on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 @ 12:35pm in the Hayes Gym.


October 21 – 25th

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Reading & Writing – The students will be able to understand nonfiction text features and use the text features to help them understand nonfiction text.

Math – The students will be able to identify factors of a specific number and multiples of specific numbers. The My Math textbook correlation with this skill is from Chapter 3.

Social Studies – The students will be able to identify and understand the difficulties the framers of the constitution faced when creating a new nation.

Awards day is on Monday, 10/21 at 12:35pm



September 16 – 20th

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Hi families!

We are raising awareness for childhood cancer this week. On Tuesday, wear yellow or gold to let students know they aren’t alone in their battle with cancer! On Friday, bring in $1 to wear PJs! All money goes towards the Rally Foundation.

Reading & Writing – We will continue to work on character traits and settings within a story.

Math – We will begin using the traditional algorithm to solve addition and subtraction word problems.

Content – We will continue to explore the moon and the different phases of the moon!


September 9 – 13

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Hi families!

Progress reports and updated grades can be found via ParentVue. If you do not know your log in, please contact the front office and they can better assist you. ParentVue will be how progress reports and report cards are distributed.

Reading & Writing – We will continue to work on character traits and settings within a story.

Math – We will begin using the traditional algorithm to solve addition and subtraction word problems.

Science – We will begin our unit on Earth, Moon, Sun, and Stars.


September 3 -6th

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Hi families!

There will be no school on Monday, September 2nd. Progress Reports will go home on Friday, September 6th.

Reading & Writing – We will continue to work on character traits and settings within a story.

Math – We will continue to increase our understanding with place value, comparing and ordering numbers, and writing numbers in standard, expanded, and word form. There will be an assessment on Friday, September 6th over these skills. The study guide is under Math – Quarter 1.

Social Studies – We will continue to learn about the battles of the American Revolution – Lexington and Concord, Saratoga, and Yorktown. We will wrap up this Social Studies unit on Friday.


Week of August 26 – 30th

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Hi Families!

We hope to see you at Open House on Tuesday, August 27th! Kindergarten, first, and second grade will begin at 6pm, and third, fourth, and fifth grade will begin at 7pm.

Picture day is Friday, August 30th. All students take pictures on Friday because it is for the yearbook.

Reading and Writing – We will continue to work on character and setting within a story.

Math – We will begin to discuss place value and how to round whole numbers.

Social Studies – We will review the events that led up to the American Revolution, and identify different battles that took place during the American Revolution.

 

 

 


Week of August 19th

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Hi families,

On Monday, August 19th, we will be heading to Safety Village for our first field trip. Make sure your child wears closed toed shoes so they can drive go carts!

Reading and Writing: Students will work on their personal mission statement. They will also practice routines and rituals of readers and writers workshop.

Math: We will continue to work with place value, reading and writing numbers, and comparing and order multi-digit whole numbers.

Social Studies: We will continue to discuss the events that led to the American Revolution.

Let us know if you need anything!


Week of August 12th

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Families,

We’ve had a great start to the school year! We are really enjoying learning about your children and we are looking forward to a fabulous school year! As the school year gets going, we want to make you aware of many digital resources the county offers to parents & students. Visit the Digital Resources page to access any of the websites that we regularly use in school to provide additional support at home.

Class DoJo letters went home last week. If you are not connected or you’ve deleted the app, make sure to connect to our classes. This is the primary source for communication.

The yearly calendar of school events is listed under the Calendar page. These events are specific to the entire school. We will communicate any grade level specific events, such as field trips, tests, assignments, etc.

On August 12th, we will have a visit from Safety Village for our in house pre-visit. On August 19th, we will have our field trip to Safety Village. Please make sure to turn in the orange permission slip if you have not already done so. If you are packing a lunch for your student, make sure it is in a disposable bag so they can throw everything away at Safety Village. They encourage students to have their hands free of items for the entirety of the field trip.

We are learning the following this week:

Reading & Writing: Students will work on their personal mission statement. They will also practice routines and rituals of readers and writers workshop.

Math: Students will work on reading, writing, and comparing multi – digit whole numbers.

Social Studies: We will focus on causes of the American Revolution.

Please feel free to contact us if you need anything!