March 14- Viewing school play (2:35)
March 19- 6th grade science fair
March 20- Reading Games 3:15-5:00
March 22- Faculty vs 8th grade basketball game (more info to come)
March 23- End of Quarter 3
March 30- Spring Break
April 2- Spring Break
April 5- Joe Beckman Assembly (Inspirational speaker)
April 27- 5th grade field trip (more info to come)
May 7- band concert 6:30 @ Carrie Lee Auditorium
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 21- Reading
March 28- Language Arts
April 4- Math
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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- In math this week we wrapped up our unit on dividing with fractions. Your student was assessed over this skill today. They’ll be bringing home these tests to share with you early next week. Our next unit of study will focus on volume.
From Mr. Kelley:
Social Studies: Students are preparing an oral presentation over a United States symbol or monument.
Reading and Language: Students have been studying problem/solution informational text structure. They will be working in small groups to share a problem they have identified in the school and will work to persuade others of a possible solution to that problem.
From Mrs. Nowack:
Science: We wrapewd up the matter & interactions unit and tested today.
Language: Students started sharing their state reports. We continue with weekly routines of daily writing, daily language review, and word work.
Reading: We are finishing up our historical fiction guided reading books. Students should continue to read 20 minutes every day from their independent reading books.
From Mr. Peterson:
Science: We’re starting in on a new learning unit that looks at matter. We’ll be learning about the particle nature of matter and doing some chemistry. Cool beans.
Reading and Writing: Still working on getting the e-book up on line, which should happen this weekend. We’re doing a deep dive into a complex picture book Voices in the Park to see how point of view matters to the way a character sees a situation. We’re combining this with some group discussion skills, too!
From Mrs. Suhr We’re doing a quick study of the Declaration of Independence, chapter 12 in our text. We will have a quiz on this chapter March 16.
Language - Next week, we are going to look 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.