Mrs. Miskelley's Dream Team News

May 2, 2016

Class News

1. Homework folders will continue to come home for the next 2 weeks. You will find a phonics study guide and math study guide for you to use in preparation for end of the year testing.

2. This will be the last week I send home test folders. I will spend the rest of the year giving whole group and individual assessments as needed.

3. Please look around your house to see if you have any library books that need to be returned to the school.

4. Class pictures will be sent home as soon as our class grade and name have been corrected. If you purchased a class picture- I will send you a new one once the I receive the new ones.

Earth Week!

Question: When was the first photo of Earth taken from space?

Answer: Before December, 1968, people really had no idea what the Earth looked like from space. The Apollo 8 crew snapped photos of the Earth from the moon's orbit.

Good Citizen

Davis Huffman

My favorite zoo animal: lion

My favorite vegetable: broccoli

My favorite game: dodge ball

When I grow up I want to be: An Olympian

Weekly Learning

Writing: (W1.1, 1.7, 1.8) Students will focus on including a topic sentence, 3 supporting sentences, and a closing sentence when writing an opinion piece in class.

Reading: (RL1.4, .5, .6) The students will practice using context clues to make meaning during reading workshop this week. An important strategy to help with comprehension is looking for evidence from the book or passage to aid in understanding what's been read.

Math: (1.OA.1, .2, B3, B4, C6, D8, ) We will wrap up our learning of fractions and telling time this week. We will continue our fluency assessments while at the same time working on adding 2 digit numbers.

Save the Date!

Class cooking activity- Thursday, May 12

Cooking Extravaganza - 9:30-10:30

I need at least 5 parents to come and volunteer to help the students prepare food for the class. Please let me know if you are able to come and help.

I will be sending a list of ingredients home with most every student this week.

Trussville City Schools- Mission Statement

The mission of Trussville City Schools is to educate all students using high standards in a safe,nurturing environment fostering academic and career competencies that prepare them to be productive citizens.

Our vision is to help students move forward on a positive path toward college and career readiness.