September 14th - September 25th
Fall Field Trip to Connor Prairie!
Student led Parent/Teacher Conferences
- Read a little to your child then have your child read a little to you
- Listen to your child read and then ask questions about it
Helping your child remember to read each night is very important. Click on the link below to see a chart that is a great reminder of the power of reading.
Students should also be practicing their math facts for 10 minutes. This is a portion of math that we want to be quick!
Blue on Tuesday, September 29th!
Past Couple Weeks
Fishers Fire Department
Author Tyler Whitesides came to visit!
Social Studies - How does where you live affect you?
We learned about rubrics!
Upcoming Skills and Resources
Below I have listed some of our topics and suggestions of how you can help at home! Please note that these are only suggestions and in no way required!
Math: What is perimeter?
Question: What is fact fluency?
- Each week your student will take a timed quiz to practice their addition and subtraction facts. They will have five minutes to complete the 100 problem quiz. The goal is to get your students to know their math facts in a snap!
Resources to practice at home:
- Create flash cards (the old fashioned way)
- Download the app(s):
- There are many more apps you can find and utilize
PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE ARE ONLY SUGGESTIONS TO HELP AND NOT REQUIRED!!!
Reading: Story Elements!
How to help at home:
-Make a space for your child to read every night
- Read with, beside, or to your child
- Listen to your child read to you
Questions to ask about reading:
"What was the setting?"
"What is a character trait for the main character? How do you know?"
"What was that chapter, book, or page all about?"
"Retell what you just read."
"How would you feel if you were.... (character in novel)"
"Why do you think the author told you that?"
"How would this book be different if the setting was different?"
"What caused the character to do that?"
"Predict what will happen next. What from the text caused you to make that prediction?"
"Identify the theme." (Theme: the message or moral of the story)
"What is the problem in the story?"
"What was the solution to the problem?"
Social Studies: Communities
- Natural Resources
- Midwest Geography
How to help at home:
- Get out a map and mark all the states in the Midwest (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio, & Wisconsin)
- Look at the major rivers in the Midwest and the Great Lakes!
What's Going on Here at Cumberland Road Elementary School?
Lunch Visits and Background Checks
For more information on background checks and the anti-bullying webinar, please visit: