Mrs. Lyon & Mr. Peri's Class Info

Week of 2/8-2/12

In reading, we are continuing to work on our wax museum projects. The speech final draft typed is due this Friday. Students are welcome to come in at 7am each morning to work on research or writing. We have no spelling words this week. They will continue back next week. STudents will take their PLORPE test and Roots Quiz #2 on Thursday this week.

In social studies, students are beginning a new unit over Westward Expansion. We are continuing to create a Go West Journal where we are putting ourselves in the shoes of Lewis and Clark. Our Social Studies lesson this week is about the return of the British in the War of 1812. Ask your student how we got the Star Spangled Banner!

In science, students are learning about the difference between weather and climate and the water cycle. There will be short quiz on Thursday.

In math, we are learning about Order or Operations and algebraic expressions. Students will be introduced to variables and algebraic expressions this week. We are finishing up with Unit 10 and will have a Test on Wednesday. Thursday we will begin Unit 11 Graphing Ordered Pairs.

Important Dates....

2/12 Wax Museum Final Copy DUE--typed double spaced (2 copies)

2/12 @ 1:30 Friendship Parties

2/15 No School for Students: President's Day

2/18-29 Book Fair

2/25 PTA Meeting at 6:00; Parent Workshop at 6:30 pm

3/3 Wax Museum and Open House 6:00 pm

3/7-11 Spring Break!!

3/16 Invention Fair Projects are DUE

3/29 Math STAAR 5th Grade

3/30 Reading STAAR 5th Grade

Friendship Party is Friday 1:30-2:30 --Look for your student's homeroom class list of names to come home one day this week!

5th Grade DVD

It's time to start going through your pictures and submitting them for the 5th grade graduation video. We are looking for pictures featuring two or more kids from Kindergarten through 5th at Haggar activities such as classroom parties, Outdoor Camp/Camp Haggar, field trips, Haggar Howdy/Beach Blast/Sock Hop, first/last day of school, recess, just no birthday parties. Please email to figure out the best way to get your pics to us. Don't have any pictures? It's not too late, submit pictures you take from class parties, the camp out, wax museum, etc. once you take them. Thanks!