Mrs. Zavernik's Class Newsletter
May 3, 2013
The End Is Near!
Here's what's been going on.....
Science- We've wrapped up our motion unit and having finished our design challenge. Besides the concepts of motion/friction/force the students have had to practice collaboration techniques while working in groups. This turned out to be quite the hot topic during our science unit. It's a 21st century skill to be able to respectfully work with others and value other people's ideas/opinions, and this was a struggle for us during this unit.
Social Studies-Next week we're beginning our unit on Ethnic Groups. Stay tuned!
Words Their Way-NO SORT THIS WEEK
Writing- We are creating a smore.com flyer for displaying our biographies. The students are learning about plagiarism and how to make sure they are thorough with their facts.
Daily 5-We are starting to create a Reader's Theater (Next week Monday) and I will be conducting each students' final running record assessment to pass on to Lineville for next year. Please encourage your student to continue practicing reading strategies at home, and utilize strategies continuously to monitor comprehension.