Mrs. Cormack's Class Newsletter
For The Week of April 15th-19th
What Will Be Learning This Week
Science: In Science this week, students will investigate and record some of the unique stages that insects undergo during their Life Cycle. On Monday students compare life cycles of different organisms. On Tuesday, student will explore important terms associated with the unit. Wednesday-Friday will be devoted to exploring the life cycles of butterflies, meal worms, grasshoppers, and crickets! SQUIRM!!
Reading: In Reading, we will switch gears from learning about Media Literacy to responding to nonfiction texts. Monday through Wednesday the students will practice how to identify and distinguish the main idea from the topic of a given passage or story. On Thursday and Friday, the students will respond to nonfiction texts in their Reading Response journal using a menu.
Word Study: Students will be introduced to individual sorts.
Writing/Language Arts: Students will practice using commas in a variety of settings.
Thursday, April 18th...Chick-Fil-A-Spirit NightFriday, April 19th....Library Day and Class Spirit Day (wear your class T-shirts)
Apr. 22nd-25th: No visitors on campus due to STAAR testing
Apr. 26th: Kona Ice day!
Apr. 27th: Round Rock Express Baseball Game
May 1st: Early Release day
May 3rd: Carnival 5-8 pm (Parent volunteers are needed!!)