Springstroh Times

September 25, 2015

Everyday Math

Unit 1's progress reports were sent home on Thursday. We began Unit 2 on Tuesday, which focuses on place value, and multidigit addition and subtraction.

**Ask your student what the value of 7 is in 67,891. (7,000)

Science and Social Studies

In Science this week we are continuing to look at our seeds that were placed in water. Some of them are sprouting! See the pictures below of your young scientists investigating.

*Ask your student what the parts of a seed are? (cotyledons, seed coat, and embryo) Tough question!

In Social Studies this week we discussed landforms and made flashcards to help us study for the test at the end of the quarter.

*Ask your student what landform is a low lying land where the water level is always near or above the surface of the land? (wetland)


Writer's Workshop

In writer's workshop students are putting the finishing touches on the students' personal narratives about how they took responsibility.

Reader's Workshop

In reader's workshop students have been working with the mentor text Josias, Hold the Book. We have been identifying story elements and inferencing the character's feelings.

** Ask your child how Josias took responsibility in the story Josias, Hold the Book... (He tried many different ways to get his family's garden to grow).

Important Dates to Remember

None coming up this week!