What's Happening in our Classroom
REMINDER: Only fruits and vegetables are allowed for snack. Please make sure your child has a fruit or a vegetable.
Welcome back!!! I hope everyone had a wonderful and relaxing break. I am so happy to be back with the students. The cold weather is here! PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR CHILD IS PREPARED TO GO OUT FOR RECESS. SEND GLOVES, HATS AND COATS IF THEY WANT TO PLAY ON THE BLACKTOP ONLY! IF THEY WANT TO PLAY ON THE PLAYGROUND THEY ALSO WILL NEED BOOTS AND SNOWPANTS. ALSO, STUDENTS NEED TO HAVE SHOES. THEY MAY NOT WEAR BOOTS THROUGHOUT THE BUILDING.
Reading: We continue to work on Guided Reading and ELA skills as well as Wilson (Our intervention reading program.) Please make sure you are reading the Read Naturally passages with your child nightly. They are supposed to be read at least one time daily but 3 times is ideal. This will help with our fluency.
Writing: We have been writing about what our kindness elf has been doing in our classroom. We have named him Captain Sparkle Pants. He watches for our acts of kindness throughout the day. We also make predictions about what he will do tomorrow!
Math: We have been working on multiplication with tens, hundreds and thousands with whole numbers to 10. We are really getting the hang of it! Some of us are also working on understadning place value and adding up to 3 numbers! We have also been working on estimating and rounding. We are working hard on our ST math.
4th grade Science: We started a new unit about environmental scientists
5th grade Science: We are learning about states of matter. We have learned about liquids, gasses and solids.
5th Grade Social Studies: We are learning about economics.
Music: 5th grade: We are doing some music interoretations with different musical pieces.
4th grade: We continue to practice our recorders and learn to make music on them.
Art: We continue to work on our projects in art.
PE: We are working through stations with teams.
STEM: 4th grade: We are doing our Tinker project. Tinker is an app that you learn how to code. We are creating a game. We also used inkling for the directions. 5th grade We continue to learn about the immune system. They are tracking patient 0 and seeing how the germs travel between people.
Library: We have been working on centers using the Osmos and different activities that the library has to offer.
January 20th MLK Day (No School)