Mrs. Lee's Weekly Update

News for the Week of February 20, 2013

MAPS testing

We will be taking Spring MAPS on the following dates:

March 5- Math

March 12- Math

March 19- Language Arts

March 22- Language Arts

Please be sure your child is present those days. Also, the computer lab tends to get chilly, so make sure your child has a light jacket.

Math Practice

One of our math standards this nine weeks is counting forwards and backwards to and from 120 in various patterns. Please practice this with your child at home. You can use the 120 chart in the homework folder to practice counting by 1's, 5's, 2's and any other combinations. Thanks for your with this.

What Are We Learning?

  • Reading Workshop- real readers vs. fake readers, what does it mean to be engaged, rating level of engagement while reading
  • Math Workshop- number patterns on 120 chart, knowing the number combination for 10.
  • Social Studies- learning about famous Americans who contributed to American Democracy: Thomas Jefferson, FDR
  • Writing Workshop- selecting a non fiction topic, generating questions to guide research, begin to research topic

Mark Your Calendars

Friday, March 1- Spring Pictures (must be prepaid, please return the form)

March 5, 12, 19, 22- MAPS testing

March 13- Late Start

March 14- Flakes, a musical at Sullivan Middle School 7:00pm

Chickfila night

March 22- Bingo Night