Ms. Clayborn's Weekly Newsletter

September 14, 2015

Quote and Word of the Week

Quote

“Go put your creed into a deed.”

–Ralph Emerson

Word

Commitment - The keeping of a promise or pledge.

Important Dates

Monday, Sept. 14th - Picture Day

Thursday, Sept. 17th - Watch DOGS 7:00

Thursday, Sept. 24th - Elm Fork Field Trip

Friday, Oct. 9th - Student Holiday/Staff Development

Monday, Oct. 12th - Holiday

Friday, Oct. 23rd - Student Early Release; 12:30

What We Are Learning

Math

The learner will: solve one-step and multi-step addition problems within 1,000 using strategies based on properties of addition (Commutative, Associative, & Identity); break apart numbers into place values of tens and ones as a strategy for simplifying an addition problem and finding the solution mentally; calculate differences within 1,000 using mental math: compensation and equal additions; estimate to find solutions to addition problems; implement two methods for estimating solutions to subtraction problems; solve one-step and multi -step problems using strategies based on the relationship between addition and subtraction (inverse operations); Wednesday, Sept. 16th addition/subtraction fact quiz

Science

The student is expected to plan and implement descriptive investigations, including asking and answering questions, making inferences and selecting and using equipment or technology needed, to solve a specific problem in the natural world.

A Few Things...

Snacks - The snacks shall be healthy, non-staining/juicy.

EFF (expandable file folders) - EFFs should accompany the student at all times. Please make sure it's returned to school daily.

Think Through Math (TTM) and Fast Math (FM) - Both sites are now available. Your son/daughter shall complete lessons weekly.

Math Log - Document math practices weekly. It's due Friday, Oct. 23rd. Students may maintain their log in their EFF. I will check student's progress periodically.

Important Links

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