What's The Buzz

Week of September 19th - September 23rd

Learning Targets


I can explain story elements from books read aloud in class to a classmate and my teacher.


I can write stories with characters and a setting and share with my partner.

Word Work & Grammar:

I can make new words using the "-in" word family -- bin, tin, pin, shin, win

I can make new words using the "-it" word family -- sit, pit, kit, hit

Review -at word family, -an word family, -am word family


I can compose and decompose numbers to 60 by writing it in expanded and standard form.

I can show ten more and ten less by using a 120 chart.

I can build a number that is greater/less than by showing it with base ten blocks.

Science & Social Studies:

I can follow the scientific method when following the steps in experiments and recording my observations in my investigation notebook.

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Computer Labels -- Avery Brand #8160

Computer Labels -- Avery Brand # 8163

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I will periodically send out classroom & school reminders via text message to help take the burden of remembering off of you. To participate in receiving text message reminders, simply text 81010 with the message @mcgowen1s .
My lunch duty days for September & October are --

Thursday, September 29th

Friday, October 7th

Tuesday, October 18th

Thursday, October 27th

Important Dates

Monday, September 19th -- Friday, September 23rd -- College Week

Tuesday, September 20th -- Fall Picture Day

Wednesday, September 21st -- Progress Reports Go Home

Thursday, September 22nd -- McKinney Make A Difference Day

Friday, September 23rd -- Final day of September's McGowen Cares -- Clothing Drive

Saturday, September 24th -- Crape Myrtle Run

Friday, September 30th -- Mav Fan Jam @ 8:15 a.m.

Monday, October 10th -- NO SCHOOL -- Staff Development Day

Friday, October 21st -- Fall Festival -- Save The Date!

Monday, October 24th -- NO SCHOOL -- Parent & Teacher Report Card Conference Day (Sign Up coming soon)

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