Ms. Schaum's Class Newsletter
-Week of December 15-19, 2014
December 1-16: Helping Hands Toy and Food Drive
December 17: Polar Express Day - wear PJs!
December 18 - Wear PJs for VRE Spirit Day
December 18: Spirit Day - Holiday Sweater
December 19: Holiday Party
December 19: Student Early Release at 12:50pm
December 22-January 2: Winter Break
January 5: Classes Resume
Reading: We will complete Daily 5 rotations and Ms. Schaum will continue to meet with guided reading groups! During read alouds we will be focusing on making connections. We make Text to Text connections, Text to Self Connections, and Text to World connections.
Writing: We will be writing a letter to Santa. The teachers will take the letters to Macy's to be mailed to the North Pole!
Math: We will continue to study graphing: how to pose a question, how to collect data, and how to construct a graph.
Science: We will be doing holiday science experiments involving common materials used around Christmas time.
Social Studies: We will finish collecting for our Toy and Food Drive. We will also be studying Christmas Around the World.
PBL: We will continue our Helping Hands PBL!
Nut Free Classroom
Reminders and Announcements
9:15 Snack/Restroom Break
9:30 Science/Social Studies
11:40 Silent Reading
12:00 Writer's Workshop
12:30 Daily 5 Rotations/C.A.F.E.
2:50 Daily Reflections/Pack
Library Day: Monday 9:30am