Smarty Pandas Newsletter

Week of March 7th, 2016

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Important Dates and Homework

03/11 - Trade Days - bring 30 homemade items

03/11 - 7 a.m. All Pro Dads in the library

03/11 - Last day to order yearbook at

03/14 - 18 - Spring Break begins with Flat Stanley

03/21 - Flat Stanley pictures due

03/25 - Weather make-up day (no school)

03/28 & 29 Campus closed to visitors for STAAR testing

04/08 - 7 a.m. All Pro Dads in the library

04/15 - End of the 5th Six Weeks

04/20 - Report Cards Go Home and College Awareness Day (kids can wear favorite college shirt)

04/21 - Field Trip to Clear Creek (parent volunteers needed—be sure you have completed your background check)

What We Are Learning

Reading Genre - Expository - explain why

Author study - Karen Orloff

Grammar - Contractions

Writing - Persuasive writing

Spelling - Unit 21: W and wh words

Math - Measuring length with nonstandard units

Social Studies - Economics & Financial Literacy

Flat Stanley Spring Break Assignment

We have started reading Flat Stanley this week. Since we are going on Spring Break, I thought we could all take him with us on our adventures. Please take 3-5 pictures of Stanley enjoying Spring Break. We will be writing about our adventures when we return.
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Contact Information

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