Miss Lotter's Leaders
Parent Newsletter January 25-January 29
PEEK AT THE WEEK!
**We will have our MAP benchmark tests Monday and Tuesday this week.
Math: In math this week, we are continuing our unit on fractions. Be on the look out for a lot of resources over the quarter to support your child in this area.
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 determine the main idea of an informational text, as well as, how to effectively summarize a text.
In writing, we will be starting a new creative writing narrative unit.
Social Studies: We are going to be starting our unit on significant historical events of North Carolina.
NEW READING HOMEWORK!
STUDENT LED CONFERENCES!
REMINDERS AND SUPPORT!
-Please make sure that you are up to date with the Raleigh paperwork and payments.
-I have also posted the payment schedule below for reference.
Payment Dates and Deadlines:
February 23rd (Tuesday)- Third, and FINAL payment of $30.00 due to your child’s homeroom teacher.
On February 23rd, you should be paid up for the entire cost of the trip, $135.00/student.
Important Dates at Claxton:
DATE TBA- Biltmore Field Trip
Tuesday, February 2, 2016- PTO Meeting at North Asheville Community Center at 6:00
Thursday, February 18, 2016- Family Voices/Community Outreach Night at the Montford Center
Friday, February 19, 2016- Early Release Day
Thursday, February 25, 2016- Tea & Talk with the Superintendent for Claxton Families
-As always, the most support we need is for you to continue to encourage your child to come to school and try their best! Also, to really help them in becoming a leader through emphasizing those leadership habits whenever possible.
Thank you for all that you do!