Ms. Price's Class Newsletter
September 15, 2014
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College Week: Sept. 15-19
College = BIG Life
Monday: “We’re Getting a Running Start on College”
Wear tennis shoes and a Super Hero shirt.
Tuesday: “Our Future is Bright”
Wear sunglasses/bright colors.
Wednesday: “Our Heads are Set for Higher Education”
Wear a crazy headband.
Thursday: “We are Dreaming about College.”
Wear slippers. Bring tennis shoes for gym.
Friday: “We are College Bound!”
Wear your favorite college shirt.
What We Will Learn This Week
Genre focus: expository texts
Comprehension Focus: connections between graphic/visual sources, text features and the text itself; main idea and details; text structure
Vocabulary Focus: building vocabulary from word roots
Amazing Words: (understand the word meaning - not spelling)
earthquake, volcano, eruptions, geyser, wildlife, wildflowers, magma, elk, lava, sequoia
Writing: expository paragraph
Written Conventions Focus: run-on and rambling sentences
Concepts: subtracting whole numbers, subtracting across zeros, modeling addition and subtraction of decimals, adding and subtracting decimals
Patriotism: How are important American documents significant to our national identity? Why are our rights and freedoms important to us today?
Class DOJO begins this week!
Cookie Dough Fundraiser!
We will kick-off our Cookie Dough Fundraiser on Monday, September 15th. Look for information we are sending home. This fundraiser will end September 30th.
Fall College Week
Monday, September 15
Cookie Dough Fundraiser Begins
Monday, September 29
Teacher Staff Day / No School
Monday, September 30
Cookie Dough Fundraiser Ends
October 7th or 8th (to be determined by transportation)
Symphony Field Trip (students only)
Perot Museum Field Trip (parents welcome)
more info to come
BJ Smith Friday Night Live!
(during the school year)
* 7:00 - 10:30pm
* $10 Admission
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