Ms. Kilar's Class News
Friday, December 4, 2015
- Reading: We focused on identifying the main idea in non-fiction text. We also reviewed writing a summary of the text.
- Writing: We worked on prewriting and the rough draft for our explanatory essay.
- Grammar: We reviewed prepositions and idioms.
Science and Social Studies
- Science: This week in science we learned about the structures animals use to support movement. We also learned about animal instincts.
- Social Studies: We continued our study of the Southeast region. We learned about the different types of musics that originated in the region like bluegrass, dixieland jazz, blues and cajun. We also learned about the Jamestown settlement in Virginia.
Mrs. Kowalski and I are sending home the information about camp in this week's Friday folder. The cost of camp for students this year is $65. Through our fundraising efforts and a generous grant from Harbor Springs Education Foundation we are able to cover $40 of the cost. We are asking that students pay $25 for camp. We would like the money turned in by Jan. 5.
- Dec. 9 - Christmas concert @ 7:30 - Mr. Byma would like students in the green room at 7:20.
- Dec. 18 - Last day of school before break
- Dec. 21-Jan.3 - Winter Break
- Jan. 4 - School Resumes
- Jan. 14-15 - Camp Wolverine
- Math: Front and back of the worksheet
- Spelling: New spelling list, front and back of the worksheet
- Grammar: front and back of the worksheet (I had students take a picture of the compound and complex sentence posters on their iPads for reference)
- Students can practice spelling on Spelling City
- Raz Kids is available on their iPads for reading and comprehension practice
- Moby Max has practice problems and fact practice.
- Monday - Art
- Tuesday - Library
- Wednesday - Gym
- Thursday - Music and Library
- Friday - Art