Welcome to week 17 of 37. Many happy returns after our Snow Days and Martin Luther King holiday. I am sure students are excited to be back at school working toward a great second trimester! Please look for new times/dates for Chorale, Geography Bee, and other happenings.
Let's make this 3-day week of 2017 a great one!
Service Project: We are looking at our schedule to plan our upcoming work with NWCO this trimester. We will need much parent help (drivers/chaperones). Be looking for dates/times, and the volunteer email to be sent in the coming weeks.
Jan 17 - Egyptian Trading Card Research due
Jan 20 - National Geographics 4-8th Grade Geography Bee (Friday)
Jan 23 - Egyptian Trading Card Project due
Jan 31 - Afterschool Lion King (3:05-5:00 PM)
Following is the classroom-context of our week:
Bible: Finish up Lesson 6: Moses Serves God, then move directly into Lesson 7.
MV: I Corinthians 14:12. Quiz Tuesday, 1/17.
Math: Finish Go Math Chapter 2. Math practice and helps: Think Central, and Khan Academy.
SS: Ancient Egypt unit. Practice research procedures. Link to: Trading Card Project/contract.
Sci: Cont. Light and Sound unit.
- Reading: Begin our unit on Realistic Fiction.
- Read aloud: Treasure of the Hidden Tomb by Tad Hardy.
- Writing: Six Traits of Writing: Word Choice. Cont. Dress Ups and Sentence Openers. <link
- Spelling: How to use our spelling concepts in everyday writing.
- Vocabulary: Topic Word List from Egypt unit.
- Grammar: Continued focus: adverbs and adjectives.
- Penmanship: Continue Handwriting Without Tears
Specials: 4-day Schedule
Art: Scarab Beetles and papyrus name plate in heiroglypics.
Please feel free to view "Class Website" < click link for updates. For information pertaining to WHCS, please remember to click the following link >"school website."Correction Forms can be found on the Resources and Study Guides page on the classroom website, or click the link to print > "Correction forms" <link. If you have not yet seen the Corrections forms, please remind your children that they are capable to choose any assignment, do corrections, and improve their grade points.
*There may be some modifications to the schedule during the week, depending on student needs/tempo. We will work on classroom expectations throughout the week. As always, I will email important updates to you as they arise.
**Photos of your child's textbooks are found in "5P Curriculum" on My Website. <click link
*A copy of "Dress Up and Sentence Openers" strategies can be found in "Resources and Study Guides"
Please remember to check for updates on the my classroom website. Thank you.