Ms. Bachhuber's Bulletin
February 19th, 2016
Six Flags Read to Succeed
Veteran's Museum & Wisconsin State Capitol
This was a very informative and history based field trip for our students. They had an excellent time building on their knowledge of the civil war and deepened their knowledge of Wisconsin's history. See the pictures below of your student in action!
We started a new persuasive writing project. The students picked a topic that related to them ( Year round schooling, smaller class sizes, standing desks, less screen time, starting school at a different time ) and are trying to convince someone to make this change in school/ at home.
*Ask your child what his/her writing topic is and what are the reasons that back up his/her opinion?
We have been working hard at backing up our thinking with reasons, details, and evidence! This is found in all persuasive texts we read.
*Ask your student - Why is backing up your thinking in a persuasive text important?
(It helps convince the audience! )
Ask your child...
What is 2/6 + 3/6? ( 5/6)
What is 4/8 + 2/8? ( 6/8 )
What is an equivalent fraction to 1/2? (4/8, 6/12, 5/10, etc.)
Read Across America
Monday February 29th - "Cat in the Hat" Day
- Dress in black and wear a crazy hat.
Tuesday March 1st - "Fox in Socks" Crazy Sock Day
- Wear your crazy socks today.
Wednesday March 2nd - "The Sleep Book" Jammie Day
- Wear pajamas and bring a stuffed animal to school.
Thursday March 3rd - "The Lorax" Mustache Day
- Wear a mustache.
Friday March 4th - Whoville Hair Day
- Crazy hair day.
Hoard Museum Grandparent Essay
Purdy fourth graders will be completing this essay IN SCHOOL during our social studies time. The only piece of work students will need to complete outside of school is interviewing their grandparent/relative.
The students will have to interview a grandparent or another close relative for this project. There will be a packet sent home with your student next Wednesday with more information.
I have asked that if students have headphones at home, they bring them in to be used with our Chromebooks. Due to lice being spread at school, it is important that students aren't sharing or using other student's headphones.
Important Dates to Remember
February 19th - 11:50 Dismissal