Mrs. Masker News Letter

October 1-31, 2016

What Are We Learning!

Reading and Writing

We are continuing Pam Allyn Journey to Meaning. Students are exploring more character traits, and further defining their skills with story structure. Each student will be constructing their own story throughout the month.


As we continue to follow the Ready Math curriculum, students will be identifying properties of multiplication and division. Your child will be learning fact families and applying their knowledge to solve problems.

Please continue to practice basic multiplication and division facts at home.


We will be starting our unit on feelings and emotions this month. Students will be focusing on how to handle stressful situations, and how to be respectful of others' emotions.

Please ask your child about what they are learning each week to help them review.


Monday October 31 is the End of 1st Marking Period. Report cards will go home November 9th.

Important Dates

October 20: Parent Night @ 5:30 PM

October 21: Pink Out Day to Support Breast Cancer

October 26-28: Ninja Warrior Contest

October 28: Purple and Gold Day

October 31: Class to Class Goodie Grab- Children may wear costumes, no masks or weapons

Scholastic Book Orders

Scholastic Book Orders will be extended to October 26th due to the closing of school the week of October 10th.

All online orders must be submitted on or before this date, or books will be delayed until the following month.

Visit to order online.

Please use our class code: QCBHW

October Birthdays

Happy Birthday to Yari, Justice, Stephanie, and Katie

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