October Newsletter

Mrs. Beck

Up Coming Events!

Fall Break – October 10th – 14th (Hope you are enjoying the break!)

Field Trip - October 19 (Please send in your permission if you haven't already)

Socktober - Students can bring in socks until October 21st

Halloween Party – Monday , October 31st


Halloween Party Information:

Monday, October 31st, will be our Halloween Celebrations with the schedule as follows:

8:40 to 9:40 am Individual room celebrations

9:40 am We will begin collecting classes for our school wide parade, if weather permits we will take the parade through the school as well as outside

10:00 am Regular school day begins.

Math

Students finished Chapter 3 last week.

After fall break, students will start Chapter 4, Dividing with Two Digit Divisors.

Writing/Grammar

Students are finishing up the Describe and Explain genre. They wrote about how "Pet Peeves Drive Us Batty". After the break they will be moving into summary writing. We will be incorporating our Scholastic News articles into this genre as we read and then write summaries on some of the articles.


DLI: (Daily Language Instruction) Concepts

Week 8: Comma Review, Punctuating Dates

Week 9: Writing Dialogue


Reading

Students have finished the novel "Out of My Mind" and will be starting their projects when they come back from break. Students will also be starting their second novel groups this month. For this go round,students will not be reading the same novel. Students will be in smaller groups reading a variety of novels that focus around the theme of "Survival".

Science

This year we have been rotating for science. Students were with me on the Unit of Body Systems, then went to Mr. O for Landforms. They will go to Miss Morgan next for Weather, then Mrs. Howard for Matter(Mixture and Solutions).