March 23- End of Quarter 3
March 30- Spring Break
April 2- Spring Break
April 5- Joe Beckman Assembly (Inspirational speaker)
April 5- Old Creamery Theatre
April 27- 5th grade field trip (more info to come)
May 7- band concert 6:30 @ Carrie Lee Auditorium
May 9- Mini Courses
May 11- 5th grade field trip (more info to come)
May 14- orchestra concert 6:30 @ Carrie Lee Auditorium
May 30- Last day of school
Spring MAP Testing
March 28 Math
April 23/24 Reading
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Just a reminder that if your child chooses to bring treats to school (on a birthday, for example), treats should be store bought. Additionally, it would be a good idea to check with the school nurse or your child’s homeroom teacher to find out if there are any food allergies before bringing treats into the classroom. Thank you.
Remember students can stay after school in Mrs. Suhr’s room until 4:00 M-Th. to do homework! This is voluntary and can be on an “as needed” basis.
Math- Today your student was assessed over their knowledge of finding volume of rectangular prisms. They will be bringing these tests home to share with you at the beginning of next week. Our next unit will focus on representing and interpreting data through the use of line plots.
From Mr. Kelley:
Social Studies: We have been discussing the events within the Revolutionary war and the armies on both sides.
Reading and Language: Students have been studying the biography genre and will be interviewing a classmate to write a biography about their life.
From Mrs. Nowack:
Science: This week we investigated forces with a sheep in a Jeep!
Language: We’ve begun a unit on persuasive writing. We continue with weekly routines of daily writing, daily language review, and word work.
Reading: This week we’ve been comparing and contrasting. Students should continue to read 20 minutes every day from their independent reading books.
From Mr. Peterson:
Science: We’ve been exploring the idea that matter is made of particles that are too small to see. We’ll be using this particle model to help us explain all sorts of chemistry ideas.
Reading and Writing: We’ve been investigating point of view and how authors use it to help us understand characters. In the process, we’ve been practicing our small group discussion skills. Also, the e-book of poems is here: http://www.calameo.com/books/0028228006937e96b4f24
From Mrs. Suhr:
Social Studies - We are currently learning about the American Revolution. As part of this unit, we’ll read an online text The Revolutionary War.
Language - We are looking at features and techniques in persuasive writing. Students write and practice grammar daily in our language class. Our spelling vocabulary tests are always on the last day of the week.