October 15, 2015
Oct. 20 (Tues) - Beta Club officer application due
Oct. 21 (Wed) - Beta Club (7:15 am)
Oct. 22 (Thurs) - End of 1st 9 weeks; Early Release
Oct. 24 (Sat) - Ray Tanner Fun Run
Oct. 26 (Mon) - Dr. Doug
Oct. 29 (Thurs) - Report cards go home
Oct. 30 (Fri) - PBIS Ice Cream Social (35 hands) This is a date change and a change in the number of hands needed.
Oct. 30 (Fri) - All Pro Dads; Pumpkin Investigations in our classroom.
Nov. 3 (Tues) - Celebration of Learning
Nov. 6 (Fri) - Moms Make a Difference
Social Studies: Native American Unit begins on Monday.
Reading: Genre will never be "done", but we are moving on to a different focus: informational text features and informational text structures.
In Writing, we are wrapping up the research and will now focus on putting it all together to create the finished product, the informational "book". Cursive handwriting has begun, and the Caesar's English word study list is growing.
In Science, the Scientific Inquiry test is tomorrow! Yay! And the children will try to "save Fred"! They can't wait! :D The Science Inquiry chapter in their Science notebooks will be due on Tuesday. I encouraged the children to consider it due first thing Tuesday morning. However, they know that they may use whatever snippets of time they find on that day to work if they need to do so. Our next chapter in Science will be Weather.
In Math, we are ready for a check-up. We will have a test on Tuesday. Your child should be able to identify and discuss square numbers, prime numbers, factors, multiples, & prime factorization. Our next step will be traditional multiplication with 2-digit by 2-digit numbers.