Blue Bird News

March 17, 2014

This week's events


11:00 am Writing Portfolio Test


1:45 pm Math Problem Solving Test


11:00 am Spelling Test

Ray's Rockin Birthday-Password Second

Curriculum for the Week


This week we will be reading the story Blueberries for Sal. We will be working on the following skills:

  • writing predictions on post it notes
  • completing a story map
  • comparing and contrasting using a Venn diagram
  • visualizing
  • meeting with Book Buddies


On Monday the children will be working on problem solving. On Tuesday they will take the problem solving test.

This week we will learn about the following:

  • to review basic fraction concepts
  • exploring fractions, multiplication and division, and volume
  • use fractions to name parts of collections


We are continuing to work on our How to ... writing pieces.We will also be learning about past, present and future verbs. Finally, we will be learning about contractions.


We will be working on Sort 35. We will be studying final /k/ sound (ck, ke, and k).
Please remember to have your child practice their spelling words using the Spelling City website Please look for Sort 35 for this week's words.


This week we will be learning about Sedimentary, Metamorphic and Igneous Rocks. We will also be learning about minerals.

This Week's Homework


Spelling page 7

Extra Math


Words Their Way Sort 35-Please cut the words and sort them. Next glue the words onto the next page.

Extra Math


Spelling page 8 or 9. I'm going to let the kids choose which page they want to complete. Some of them prefer making up words and some like writing sentences.

Math Home Link 8.1


Study Spelling words

Math Home Link 8.2