Mrs. Murray's Class

January 8, 2016

HAPPY 2016!

Welcome Back

We are so grateful for the bounty of love we received before the holidays. Many, many thanks!

Transportation Changes/Community Ed

If you are signing up for an EISD Community Ed class, please let me know how that impacts transportation changes for your student. Thanks!

Enrichment Clusters

We began Enrichment Clusters this week and the kids are thrilled! Ask your student what class they are in!

Monday is Library Day

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Money continues, and we will start 2 digit subtraction next week. Your student will be bringing home a few math problems most nights to review what was covered in class. Please take this opportunity to work with your student and have them explain what they are learning.

Reader's Workshop

Independent reading and gathering information from non-fiction text.

Writer's Workshop

Animal Research project--beginning research and organizing ideas in the writing process.

Social Studies

Biographies and Timelines-- we learned what they are, and started researching some famous figures from history. We are using a graphic organizer to organize our thoughts and ideas. Ask about who your student and their partner are researching.


Learning Focus

Writing: Non-Fiction, Writing Prompts

Reading: Guided Reading/ Reader's Workshop

Math: Money and Two Digit Subtraction

Social Studies: Biographies and Timelines

Skills Streaming: Showing and Expressing Concern for Others

Student of the Week: Zach Beckman

Upcoming Dates

1/8 Family Movie Night 6 pm
1/18 Student Holiday
1/21 Chik Fil A Spirit Night Lake Travis
1/25 Book Spring Read-A-Thon begins
1/27 No HW night
1/28 Late Start

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Laura's Library

Wednesday January 13, 2016

4:30- 5:30 pm