Cabot Learning Academy

WEEK AT A GLANCE (WAG)

What is my student learning? Week of December 7-11, 2015

K-4 Class

Social Studies: Winter Holiday Activities

Reading: Guided Reading, comprehension strategies, main characters, listening comprehension,

Wrting: Writing in response to what they read

Math:

Social Skills: Self-Control, Responsibility, Respect, Following Directions


5-8 Class

Reading: Reading book - Bud, Not Buddy, Figurative Language hyperbole, Inferences, and character analysis.

Math: Individualized lessons on Moby Max (Computer based math program) and order of operations

Social Skills: Respect and Manners

Breakfast Menu

Week 5

Monday: Sausage Biscuit, Fruit, Milk

Tuesday: Poptart, Cereal, Fruit juice, Milk

Wednesday: Blueberry Muffin, Yogurt, Fruit, Milk

Thursday: Chocolate Donuts, Yogurt, Fruit Juice, Milk

Friday: Sausage Pancake Sandwich, Fruit, Milk

Lunch Menu

Week 5

Monday: Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Baked Chips, Broccoli + Dip, Frozen Fruit Sorbet

Tuesday: Taco Tuesday, Beef Taco, whole Kernel Corn, Sugar Cookie

Wednesday: Ham and cheese flatbread sandwich, Tater Tots, Baked Beans, Fruit

Thursday: Chicken Tenders, Mashed Potatoes + Gravy, Black-eyed Peas, Garlic Bread, Fruit

Friday: Beef Ravioli, Breadstick, Carrots, Spinach Salad, Fruit

Boxtops

Remember to bring in your Boxtops. Each Boxtop is worth 10 cents. The money will help us purchase additional items for our school.

School Board Meeting

On Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 6:00 P.M. is the regular session of the board meeting.

K-8 Parents' Corner/ 31 Things Kids Can Do During Winter Break


These are simple do it today and don’t break the bank activities. When you hear ” I’m bored!” you can scan the list.

  1. Donate. Before or after new toys make it into your house make a few piles and chose what to donate , throw away or keep.
  2. Go on a scavenger hunt outside.
  3. Make some ornaments for the tree inside.
  4. Make bird feeders for your trees outside.
  5. Bowl with your family and knock them down.
  6. Have a book festival .
  7. Go for a hike .
  8. Turn your playroom into a grocery store , toy store or coffee shop.
  9. Toss an egg off your porch and learn while doing it.
  10. Read some banned books .
  11. Work off some energy in your own boot camp.
  12. Go on an alphabet hunt.
  13. Play hide and seek.
  14. Make a snowman outside.
  15. Make a snowman inside.
  16. Go on a photo safari and write a book about your neighborhood.
  17. Get messy .
  18. Make a mural .
  19. Pretend to be a veterinarian , a scientist , or even an elf.
  20. Play with your food .
  21. Make your own constellation.
  22. Make a volcano without too much mess!
  23. Have an ice cream taste test.
  24. Start a journal.
  25. Match up some mustaches.
  26. Draw and design your own cards ( maybe thank you cards for holiday gifts?! )
  27. Measure with Legos
  28. Bring some snow inside and find out what part of your house is the coolest.
  29. Turn your train table into a winter wonderland.
  30. Get creative with loose parts .
  31. Make your own art retrospective , host a kid gallery show and look back at all the art you created in 2012.

Early Dismissals

School will dismiss at 1:45 P.M. on December 17 and 18.

Winter Break December 21-Jan 1, 2016.

Students return to school on Monday, January 4, 2016.