Miss Niedringhaus December 14, 2015


12-17-15: Choir Performance at 7:00 p.m

12-18-15: Math Topic 8 Test

12-18-15: Spelling week 16 Test

12-18-15: Spirit Day!

12-21-15: Regular school day

12-22-15: Early Release and Christmas Party at 10:30!

~Homework is available on Schoology. If you have misplaced the information for logging on please let me know!

~Please continue sending in items for our class party!

~Our shoe drive will begin in January. Please don't throw out your old shoes!


Reader’s Workshop

Students will:

Use text features to locate information in a text.

Determine the central message of a story.

Determine character traits of a character.

Writer’s Workshop

Students will:

· Choose adjectives to paint a vivid picture.

· Ask and answer questions to deepen their understanding.

· Write their opinion about whether something is a need or a want.

Spelling/Phonics: Contractions

I’ll, we’ll, he’ll, she’ll, we’re, you’re, they’re, haven’t,

won’t, I’ve, we’ve, you’ve, they’ve, we’d, they’d, you’d

Text: Do I Need It or Do I Want It?, Who’s Buying, Who’s Selling, Those Shoes, Alexander Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday, The Three Little Pigs


Topic 8: Adding Two-Digit Numbers

Lessons Include: Ways to Add

Problem Solving: Draw a Picture and Write a Number Sentence

Topic 8 Review

Topic 8 Test

Topics 5-8 Benchmark Assessment