Pirate Weekly News

May 9-13

Dear Parents

The year is coming to a close and we still have lots to do.

We will be testing again this week. Students will take the MAPS Reading test on Monday. The PASS Science test will be taken on Thursday in the computer lab at 8:00. Mrs. Roof will be giving the Pacer test on Wednesday, so students need to wear sneakers.

What's Happening in Class this Week

Language Arts:

Guided Reading groups: Students are responsible for keeping up with their weekly reading homework

Read Aloud: The Word Eater

Fountas and Pinnel Reading Assessment (F&P)

Word Study- will be done in class - no homework, no test this week!

Social Studies:

The Civil War: slavery in the territories, state's rights, presidential election of 1860, secession.

Science:

Properties of Magnets and electromagnets

Math:

Dodecahedron Project: (this project will be done in class) no homework this week!

Upcoming Events:

May 20 and May 30 Student Holiday No School

May 31 Field Day

June 1st and 2nd are half days 11:00

June 2 last day of school!

State Testing Dates:

May 12 PASS Social Studies Test (These tests will be taken in the computer lab)

May 19 PASS Science Test