Today students worked with partners to complete a Labor Day Scavenger Hunt.  They searched the classroom for clues to answer questions about Labor Day.

Upcoming Events:

  • Labor Day:  Monday, 9/3; No School
  • Band Information Night:  7:30PM, Thursday, 9/6
  • Hot Lunch:  Begins Monday, 9/10
  • Early Dismissal:  2:15PM dismissal on Tuesday, 9/11. (Before Care and After Care will operate like normal.)
  • Curriculum Night: 6:30PM-8:00PM, Thursday, 9/13
  • Picture Day:  Friday, 9/14.  Students may be out of uniform in their Sunday best.
  • Scholastic Book Orders Due:  Both online and paper orders are due on Friday, 9/14 for the September order.  You can order using our class code; PH4J3; online at https://clubs.scholastic.com/

Upcoming Tests:

  • Religion Test:  Test over Chapter 1 on Wednesday, 9/5.  A chapter review will be sent home Monday night.
  • Reading Test:  Test over the story “Because of Winn Dixie” and parts of a sentence on Friday, 9/7.  Students may bring home a Journey’s book to reread story.  They are also allowed to look at the story during the test.

Topics of Study for the Week of August 27th-31st

Religion:

Students read the story of creation.  The learned about God’s Providence.  God has a plan for each of us.  

Math:

Students practiced understanding place value by reading and writing numbers in standard form, word form, and expanded form.  They also compared and ordered numbers.

Writing:

Students wrote a personal narrative.  They also practiced using the iPad app EDUcreations to write a short story using spelling words.

Language Arts:

Students read the story “Because of Winn Dixie.”  They also reviewed that every sentence needs a subject and predicate.

Social Studies:

Students began an unit on Geography.  They practiced finding locations on a map using lines of longitude and latitude.

 

Newsletter, Week of August 27th-31st