January 4th, 2016
SIX FLAGS READ TO SUCCEED PROGRAM
Please record the titles of the books and the minutes you are reading to the Six Flags Student Reading Log. This log will need to be returned by Tuesday, February 26th, 2016 to be eligible for the free tickets. So make one of your New Year’s Resolutions to read more … 360 minutes more!
Yearbooks can be ordered ONLINE ONLY @ YBPay.lifetouch.comwith the Yearbook ID Code : 10091016
Yearbooks are $15 again this year and will be on sale at least through January.
Girls on the Run
Would you be interested in helping to build the confidence of the young girls at Conley and have fun doing this? If so, you need to consider becoming a coach for Girls on the Run. Being a coach is easy, rewarding, and you don't have to run! Check out the website to learn more information about this great program!
Does your child like to write stories? If so, they might be interested in the Young Authors Contest here at Conley. Here are a couple of the important dates and details.
- The due date will be February 26th!
- A drop off box will be in the office after winter break.
- Books should be labeled with names, teacher, and grade before turning in.
Click here to read more about the Young Authors Program.
This week we are reading the story The Fabulous Perpetual Motion Machine.
Big Question of the Week ~ Why do inventors inspire our imagination?
Reading Skill ~ Sequence
Reading Strategy ~ Summarize
Grammar Focus~Present, Past, and Future Tenses
Word Analysis~ Shades of Meaning
Literary Term~ Foreshadowing
Vocabulary Focus~Multiple-Meaning Words
Speling Focus~Words with the Schwa sound
*Weekly test and Spelling test will be on Friday.
We finished researching events such as The French and Indian War, The Sons of Liberty, Taxation without Representation, Boston Tea Party, and the Boston Massacre. These events were significant to the American Revolution and aid in the understanding of the war. This week, the students will present their findings on these topics.