Mrs. Summers' Newsletter

May 6, 2016

Its Been a Great Week!

We've had a great week. We worked on editing our second fairy tale adaptation and getting it ready to be published! In reading, we are continuing to work on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. We are working on constructing and answering meaningful discussion questions and citing text evidence. In science, we are continuing Veggie U. We have already seen some plant growth. In math, the second graders worked on perfecting some of the concepts we learned this year. This past week we focused on collect data, graphing, and algebra.

Things to Look Forward to Next Week!

We will start publishing our fairy tale adaptations! (I think I might be more excited about this than the kids. I can't wait to share them!) In reading, we will continue The Wonderful Wizard of OZ. In science, we will continue our Veggie U unit, looking at plant parts and observing our different plants. In math the second graders will be reviewing key concepts from the year.


Our carnival was a HUGE success! Thank you to everyone who helped and came out to support it!

Thank you for all the teacher appreciation cards and gifts this week. I truly appreciate it!

We are going to be starting writing our fairy tale adaptations in Bare Books soon. Please send in the $3 if you can to help offset the cost of these. There stories are AMAZING! I am so thankful we are able to publish them in a "fancy" book, so everyone can treasure it forever.

Backpack Drive

Brought to you by SRE Student Council

May 16th – 25th

Smoky Row student council is collecting used but functioning backpacks between now and the end of the school year. Look for the bin in front of the office.

The backpacks will go to Mission to Guatemala who gives them to children who would otherwise not go to school because they don't have the mandatory supplies.

If you are planning, or think you might be planning, on buying a new backpack in the fall, don't store your used one all summer... DONATE IT!

**The backpack drive donation bin will be out at the beginning of the school year too, so keep an eye out!

Please look for your child's Token Report to come home today. Please sign it and return it in the Rocket Folder on Monday.

If your child has any exciting news to share - winner of a competition, getting a certain color belt in Tae-Kwon-Do, etc., please send me a picture. I would love to feature them in my newsletter. :)

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