December 18-20

Monday we will head to Tyler to see Wonder. We are leaving around 8 so please be on time to school. If you have not brought your $7.50 you must bring it Monday or you will have to stay at school. Tuesday we will be sharing our ABC Christmas couplet books and gift bags with the PreK. It is always such a good time! Wednesday our Christmas party will be at 9:00 in the gym. You are welcome to leave from there and start your Christmas holiday. Tuesday and Wednesday are early releases at 12:15. Enjoy your break and see you back Thursday, January 4.

Week of December 11-15

This week in math we are going to review coordinate grids. In language arts we will have a spelling test on Wednesday and work on our couplets. Monday you can wear a hat, Wednesday you can wear pajamas, and Thursday you can either red and green or dress like the Grinch. Please bring money for the field trip which is $7.50. We will go to the movie on December 18. December 19 is early release and December 20 is our Christmas party and then early release.

Week of December 4-8

This week in math we are graphing coordinate points from an input/output chart. In language arts we are continuing to work on our Christmas couplet books that we will give to PreK. Our last spelling test for the semester is December 13. The words are listed below.

there     its     every      often     until     earth     during     surely

it’s      several     answer     usually     money     special     that’s

common     single     information     except     you’re     free

fell     suppose

November 27-December 1

In math we will be talking about input/output charts. We will also go on our math field trip to Brookshire’s on Friday. In language arts we are continuing to work on Christmas ABC books for our pre K gift and have a spelling test. The words went home November 13. We will be sending home permission slips on Monday for a field trip December 18 to see the movie Wonder. December is a fun, busy month and we are looking forward to all of the great things we have going on!

Week of November 13-17

In math we are taking a common assessment on Tuesday. The rest of the week we will review for the common assessment and look at areas we could strengthen. In language arts we will work on our Christmas ABC books that we are writing for PreK. Thanksgiving break is November 20-25. We will have a spelling test when we return on November 29. The words are listed below.

there     who’s     little     asked     young     stopped

girl     finally     problem     possible     explain     caught

yourself     seemed     moment     teacher     bright

rather     length     speed      machine

information     except     they’re

Week of November 6-10

In math this week, we are going to learn to classify 2D shapes. Friday we have a fun activity called the quadrilateral club that will really help us learn this concept. In language arts, we will have a spelling test on Wednesday. We will also start a project that is going to partner us with the PreK. There will be more details to follow soon. Thanksgiving Break is November 20-24.

October 30-November 3

This week we will be studying the coordinate grid in math and adverbs in ELA. Wednesday, November 1 is an early release day for students. October 31 we will not be allowed to wear costumes so please take note of that. Spelling words for November 8 are listed below.

its     people     world     important     picture     since

across     it’s     toward     built     strong     river

simple     build     clear     energy     circle

straight     they’re     bright     sent     present     plan     rather

October 23-27

This is Red Ribbon week. Monday wear red. Tuesday wear pajamas. Wednesday wear college/school shirt and crazy socks. Thursday is superhero day and Friday is neon. In math we will be learning about converting measurements. In ELA we will be talking about prepositions and have a spelling test on Wednesday. Thursday report cards will go home. I can’t believe we’re already in the 2nd 9 weeks. Time flies when you’re having fun!

October 16-20

This week in math we will start learning about converting measurements in both customary and metric systems. In language arts we will finish writing our Halloween stories. Friday, October 20, is a student holiday so enjoy your day off! Listed below are the spelling words for our test, October 25.

you’d     there’s     first     through     too     another    because

between     along       important     second     across     areas

surface     finally     possible     else      travel      yourself

thus      square      moment       teacher     happy

October 9-13

This week in math we are learning about volume. We will be doing one of my favorite activities – making a monster theater to reinforce the concepts of area, perimeter, and volume. Wednesday we will write a spooky story. The elements of our story will be determined by a roll of the dice. We will also have our spelling test Wednesday. The list of words is on last week’s blog. Your students are working hard and learning so much!