Pirate Weekly News

January 25-29, 2016

Dear Parents,

Wow! It's January, hard to believe that the school year is half way over.

Your children have been working hard and have completed their MAPs Testing, the MAP test will be given again at the end of the year in order to see progress.

Our special area schedule has changed for the 3rd nine weeks as follows:

Monday - Music, Tuesday -PE, Wednesday -Computer Lab, Thursday - Library/Guidance, Friday -Art

Please remember to wear sneakers on Tuesdays for PE!

What we are learning this week


Fractions: Fractions and Decimals: Write a fraction with a denominator of 10 or 100 using decimal notation, and read and write a decimal number as a fraction. Compare and order decimals.

Science: Solar System

Social Studies:

American Revolution: Key Battles (Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill, Charleston and Cowpens, Saratoga, Yorktown)

Language Arts:

Spelling tests will be given on Fridays!

Spelling Homework: All homework is to be done in the Word Study Folder

Mon. sort words and write the sort in folder.

Tues. Ladder words

Wed. sort words and write two times each

Thurs. Practice test

Reading: Guided Reading Groups, Shared reading: Wonder,

Writing: Opinion Writing: writing opinions and persuasive writing

Language Usage:

Upcoming Events:

Feb. 12 Make up day

Feb. 15, no school Presidents Day

Mar. 14 and 25 no school for students (teacher workdays)

April 4-8 Spring Break No school

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