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Sunday, May 8, 2016

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!

I hope you are all enjoying your special day! I received the best present - 2 hours of QUIET by myself! Hahaha!


GRADUATION PHOTOS: The committee is now looking for GROUP photos of friends. Email them to addamsfarewellphotos2016@gmail.com. Graduation is June 21.


THANK YOU!!!

Again, thank you so much for everything these last 12 weeks. They truly have been enjoyable. I will miss you all very much! I enjoyed the SURPRISE after lunch on Friday. Thank you for your generosity and kindness. They mean the world to me! I had to hold back the tears! I plan on coming to Trading Day on Tuesday - I have to see all their hard work! I certainly hope I see many of you over the summer - Downtown RO, Memorial Park, Farmers Market or even at ROMS next year! AGAIN - THANK YOU so much!


WELCOME BACK Mrs. Foss!!!

Upcoming Dates to Remember:

May 9: Mrs. Needham/Mrs. Foss Cross Over Day

May 10: Trading Day 9:00 am

May 11: Late Start

May 11 - 12: NWEA Testing (Math and Reading)

MATH UNIT: Unit 8 MEASUREMENT and GEOMETRY

Unit 8: Measurement and Geometry


We will be taking our time during this unit offering daily review and questions!


**Please remember that topics are subject to change depending on the pace at which we master each new concept.

Writing: LITERARY ESSAY

Literary Essay: The purpose of a literary essay is to carefully examine a work of literature.


This past week, we have examined the short story "Eleven" along with the picture books Baseball Save Us and A Day's Work. Some theme's from these are: Stand up for yourself, Determination and Honesty and Integrity.


Throughout the unit, we will:

Read short stories

Write a thesis statement (theme/lesson taught by story)

Give reasons and evidence to support thesis

Write an introduction - somebody, wanted, but, so, then, thesis

Write a conclusion - I think, I realize...

Words Their Way - Spelling

NEW SORTS!

Green - Sort #24

Blue - Sort #14

Pink - #14


Challenge Words:

fatigue

graduate

hibernate

journal

memory


Spelling packets and test will be Friday, May 20!

Keep in touch with Mrs. Needham

Please use the following information to contact Mrs. Needham if needed:


needhamb@royaloakschools.org

248-288-3100 x3514