Locke's Letter

Important Dates This Week

Wednesday, December 16th-

*Class shopping day at Jenny's Penguin Patch Holiday Shoppe. Students recieved a budget envelop 2 weeks ago. Please send this envelope to school with your child on the day of the class shopping trip.

*Grades 3-5 Holiday Dance! The dance is from 3:30-4:30 and costs $3.00 to attend. Permission slips were sent home Friday. Please send in a permission slip if you would like your child to attend.

Thursday, December 17th- Winter concert. Our class is performing in the Claxton Winter concert. Permission slips were sent home last week. Thank you to those families that have already submitted their permission slips! Please let me know if you need another or send an email confirming your attendance.

Friday, December 18th- Winter holiday celebration in our classroom. I will be attaching a sign up for items to donate to our holiday celebration. Please sign up for what you can donate to support our afternoon craft-tivity and treat!

Coming Up This Week...

Math: In math this week, we will be wrapping up our unit on division, with our test on Friday.

Language Arts: We will continue accountability in daily five this week! Each day, the students will track their choices and what they accomplished during each round. Students will have the option to listen to reading, read to someone, read to self, work on words, and work on writing. We are focusing on how to write a well constructed response using evidence from the text.

In writing, we will begin our new unit on opinion writing.

Science: We are completing our short unit on electricity this week, with a quiz on Friday.

2015 Holiday Party

On Friday we will be decorating cookies to celebrate the end of 2015 and ring in 2016. Please see the attached sign up document for our needs. Students will be working on decorating cookies and celebrating during this time. I will show a Holiday's Around the World educational video during our celebration.

Thank you in advance for supporting our holiday celebration.