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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!!!

The week of February 25th we will be having a Suess-tastic week to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday.  Each day we will have a different dress-up day. 

Monday, Feb. 25thOh the Places You’ll GoWear your college t-shirts!
Tuesday, Feb. 26thGreen Eggs & HamWear green!
Wednesday, Feb. 27thWacky WednesdayWear your wackiest socks! 
Thursday, Feb. 28thOne Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish Blue Fish – Wear red, white & blue
Friday, March 1st- Happy Birthday to You- Dress like your favorite Seuss character!

Week of Feb. 18-22nd:

READING: We will describe the order of events or ideas in informational texts.

WRITING: We will continue to work on the process of revision and editing. We will use the acronym of "arms", which focuses on adding, removing, moving, or substituting while going through the revision process and "cups", capitalization, usage, punctuation and spelling for editing.

SPELLING: We will continue sorting and categorizing our spelling words focusing on similar, phonetic patterns.

MATH: We will complete our unit on adding and subtracting 3 digit numbers embedded in word problems and multi step problem solving as well and complete our unit assessment.

SCIENCE: We will continue to discuss weather and the seasons, and begin our Objects in the Sky unit.

SOCIAL STUDIES: We will discuss U.S. and Texas symbols and landmarks.

Specials:

M-W-F:  Art

Tu-Th:  P.E.

 

Week of February 11th-14th

READING: We will practice locating facts clearly stated in texts.

WRITING: We will begin planning our informational writings based on topics that we are "experts" on.

SPELLING: We will continue sorting and categorizing our spelling words focusing on similar, phonetic patterns.

MATH: We will continue our unit on adding and subtracting 3 digit numbers and solving word problems.

SCIENCE: We will discuss weather and the seasons.

SOCIAL STUDIES: We will continue to discuss the impact and significance of the contributions made by historical innovators this week.

2/14: Valentine's Day Class Party- 1:00-1:30

Please send a valentine card for each student in our class. Make sure your child signs their name on each Valentine. They may address the cards to “My Friend” or leave blank. This will speed up the distribution process. Your child’s class has 22 students!

Career Dress Up Day- Tomorrow, Friday, February 8th

To end our amazing week learning about different careers, we are encouraging all of our students to dress up as a career they would like to have when they grow up!

Week of Feb. 4th

Here is a look into next week:

 
Reading: Continuing on with expository text study. We will talk about locating facts stated in texts and will also talk about determining the topics and main ideas. 
Writing: We will edit/revise our small moment stories and celebrate our writing on Friday! 
Math: Continuing on with 3 digit addition and subtraction with a focus on word problems. 
Science: Beginning our weather and seasons unit... my favorite! 
Social Studies: Exploring changes over time and historical innovators. 
 
100th Day of School is Monday! Students can dress up like they are 100 years old or wear a shirt decorated with 100. 
 
Career Week will be going on all next week. Throughout the week we will see a few different career presentations to learn about some awesome jobs!

Week of Jan. 28th-Feb. 1st:

READING: We will begin discussing how to find the main idea of an informational passage and distinguish it from its topic.

WRITING: We will continue to work on the process of revision and editing. We will use the acronym of "arms", which focuses on adding, removing, moving, or substituting while going through the revision process and "cups", capitalization, usage, punctuation and spelling for editing.

SPELLING: We will continue sorting and categorizing our spelling words focusing on similar, phonetic patterns.

MATH: We will continue our unit on adding and subtracting 3 digit numbers.

SCIENCE: We will discuss the differences between natural and manmade resources. 

SOCIAL STUDIES: We will continue to discuss the impact and significance of the contributions made by historical innovators this week.

Week of Jan. 22nd

Reminder: We will have no school Monday due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Enjoy the long weekend!
 
When we return on Tuesday we will continue exploring Non- Fiction in reading and developing our small moment narratives in writing. In math we will begin our unit on addition and subtraction of 3 digit numbers. These units will continue to last for a few weeks. 
 
Have a wonderful weekend Wildcats! 

Week of Dec. 10th-14th:

READING: We will continue our Poetry Unit this week focusing on elements of poetry and poetic structure.

WRITING: We will also continue to integrate Poetry into our writing lessons and practice writing different types of poems.

SPELLING: We will continue sorting and categorizing our spelling words focusing on similar, phonetic patterns.

MATH: We will continue working on two digit addition and subtraction with regrouping embedded into problem solving. Test is Friday December 14th. 

SCIENCE: We will continue our unit on magnets.

SOCIAL STUDIES: We will continue to discuss American Celebrations

Week of Jan. 9th-11th:

READING: We will discuss the differences between fiction and non-fiction texts, which will allow us to connect and understand the genre of literary nonfiction.

WRITING: We will begin composing several more personal narrative pieces to then have a selection of writing samples for future use during our revising and editing unit. This week, we will focus on using an emotion, such as excitement or happiness, to brainstorm our writing ideas.

SPELLING: We will continue sorting and categorizing our spelling words focusing on similar, phonetic patterns.

MATH: We will continue our Graphing Unit completing several data collecting activities and answering questions comparing categories. We are focusing on pictographs and bar graphs.

SCIENCE: We will discuss natural resources focusing on rocks this week and discuss how we can analyze their physical properties.

SOCIAL STUDIES: We will discuss the impact and significance of the contributions made by a variety of historical figures. 

Specials:

W-F:  Music

Thursday: P.E.

Happy Holidays!

I hope everyone has a wonderful and restful holiday break! I will see everyone back on January 9th. 

Week of Dec. 17th-21st:

READING: We will complete fun holiday readings and activities.

WRITING: We will complete several holiday creative writing activities.

SPELLING: We will continue sorting and categorizing our spelling words focusing on similar, phonetic patterns.

MATH: We will begin our Graphing Unit completing several data collecting activities and answering questions comparing categories.

SCIENCE: We will continue discussing magnets this week.

SOCIAL STUDIES: We will continue to discuss American Celebrations and do a Christmas Around the World Activity.

Thursday the 20th

Class Holiday Party - 1:00-1:45

Friday the 21st

Polar Express Day!

Wear PJ’s to school (Students may bring a small blanket/pillow/stuffed animal as long as it can fit in the back pack.)

Early Dismissal- 12:50pm

Specials:

MWF:  PE

Tu-Th: Music

Week of Dec. 10th-14th:

READING: We will continue our Poetry Unit this week focusing on elements of poetry and poetic structure.

WRITING: We will also continue to integrate Poetry into our writing lessons and practice writing different types of poems.

SPELLING: We will continue sorting and categorizing our spelling words focusing on similar, phonetic patterns.

MATH: We will continue working on two digit addition and subtraction with regrouping embedded into problem solving. Test is Friday December 14th. 

SCIENCE: We will continue our unit on magnets.

SOCIAL STUDIES: We will continue to discuss American Celebrations.