Weekly Newsletter January 21 – 24
Notes for Families
- Thank you to the families who brought in snack already!
- Raise a Glass Fundraiser – The annual Raise a Glass fundraiser is January 30th. You can buy tickets at the link below:
- Field Trip slips for the Alvin Ailey Dance Troop March 6th performance at the Auditorium Theater were sent home last week. Please return form and $20. Email me if you have questions.
- Snack – Students with the last name starting with M-Z, please bring in snack for the month of January. Please bring enough for 21 students. We have nut allergies in the class so please bring a snack without nuts/peanuts.
What is happening in class….
Math- We will continue Unit 5 this week, focusing on making arrays, matching clock faces to digital notation, mentally adding and subtracting 10 and 100, using open number lines to solve word problems, and solving change-to-more number stories. Please keep practicing telling time at home and adding/subtracting money values at home.
Reading – We continue to put all of our nonfiction strategies to use when determining the main idea of a paragraph or topic. We will also focus this week on comparing and contrasting two nonfiction texts, specifically identifying text features.
Writing – Students will complete second drafts of their informational writing and begin final drafts to publish!
Social Studies – We will wrap up our Native American Unit and be prepared to start our African American history unit.
Science – We will wrap up our Earth Movements unit by making a volcano and being assessed at the end of the week.
Homework chart for the week:
|Math||No school||5.6 Homelink||5.7 Homelinks||5.8 Homelinks||No HW|
|Reading & Reading Log||Read for 20 minutes and fill our reading log||Read for 20 minutes → Reading log||Read for 20 minutes → Reading log||Read for 20 minutes → Reading log||Read for 20 minutes|