Ms. Schaum's Class Newsletter

Week of October 19-23, 2015

Nut Free Classroom

We have some learners with severe nut allergies, so our classroom is designated as a nut free zone. Please do not send any food to school that contains nuts. Thank you for helping us keep our classroom safe for all learners!

Curriculum Corner

Reading: We will be working on sequencing events when we retell stories.


Writing: We will be learning how to use different thinking maps to organize our thinking and ideas before writing.


Math: We will be reviewing everything we have done in math this year.


Science: We will be observing leaves and communicating our ideas like scientists.


Social Studies: We will be launching our new PBL on Tuesday!

Upcoming Dates

Red Ribbon Week Spirit Days (October 26-29, 2015)

Monday, October 26th: “Red”y to Live a Drug Free Life (wear red day)

Tuesday, October 27th: “Wild about Being Drug Free (crazy hair day)

Wednesday, October 28th: “I’m too Bright for Drugs” (wear bright colors)

Thursday, October 29th: “Follow Your Dreams, Don’t do Drugs” (wear pajamas)

Friday, October 30th: “My Character Counts, I’m Drug Free” (dress as your favorite book character)


Thursday, October 29: Fall Picture Retakes


Friday, November 6 - Field Trip Money and Permission Slip Due


Friday, November 13 - Field Trip to Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Reminders and Announcements

If you pick up your learner out front when school dismisses, your learner must walk all the way to 1A's spot on the concrete before he/she may leave with you. Please do not try to take your learner out of line until we have reached our spot....thank you!

Class Schedule

7:50 Morning Work/Morning Meeting

8:15 Interactive Read Aloud

8:30 Math

9:30 Science/Social Studies

10:30 Recess

11:05 Lunch

11:40 Handwriting

12:00 Word Work

12:30 Reader's Workshop

1:05 Writer's Workshop

2:00 Specials

2:50 Daily Reflections/Pack

3:05 Dismissal



Library Day: Monday 8:30am



Specials Schedule - we are on a five day rotation

Day 1 - PE

Day 2 - Art

Day 3 - PE

Day 4 - Computers

Day 5 - Music