The Kersey Chronicles
Rockstars Choosing to Matter in Room 25
Students are deep in their work of creating presentations that teach others about their information, and challenge their audiences to do something that will make their world a better place! At the end of the year, students will have a Gallery Walk in our classroom to share their hard work. We will have a trial run-through with just our class, and then we would like to invite parents and loved ones to visit our classroom to view these inspirational projects! The date is yet to be determined, but it will be near the end of the year.
The kids are very excited to share these projects with you. Please discuss their progress at home, and guide them through the completion of these projects as needed. Of course, ask me if you have questions or concerns!
Try This At Home ...
Reading the News
Each week, students have been logging into Newsela.com to read a current events news article and answer multiple choice questions about the text. Many students have even logged into the website during choice reading time to read other articles for pleasure! This is an awesome resource that the kids have really enjoyed.
Our Class Artwork
Mrs. Wielgos has been hard at work hanging student artwork throughout the building. It is a beautiful place to be! Our class' paintings are hanging on the bulletin board outside our classroom, and we can't wait for you to see it on MARCH 24th at Art & Author Night!
Part of Noblesville Schools mission is to prepare our students in authentic and engaging ways for college and careers. I would love your help in providing students with information about what careers are available. My goal is have a compilation of short videos of professionals explaining their work for students to view and respond to weekly. If you are interested in this work, please email me so I can give you more information. Thank you!
Reading the News
Our Class Artwork
Next Week's Set List
Week at a Glance/Skills for the Week:
LITERACY – Students will analyze how the author's word choice is impacted by the purpose of the text.
WRITING – We continue persuasive writing this week. We examine word choice and purpose to guide us in our writing, and will transfer our knowledge from reading into writing. **Students will need to finish writing their fictional narratives on their own. These stories will be published for Art and Author Night on MARCH 24th.**
MATH – We continue Unit 10. The test will be the week before spring break.
SPELLING – Unit 22 is on Thursday for those students who are continuing their spelling tests. Core words: themselves, remembering, heard, there, and knowing.
SCIENCE – No Science this week.
SOCIAL STUDIES – We finish Unit 3 in Social Studies, which explores the concepts of developing territories, Statehood, and how to live in harmony with others. How can we have freedom within a government structure? How does structure of government represent citizens of Indiana? How did key documents lay the framework for Indiana's constitution?
TIPS – We will use our choice books to use higher-level strategies such as evaluating, summarizing, synthesizing, analyzing, inferring, and critiquing.
March 24th: Art and Author Night, 4:30pm
**YAB are DUE on this date. Students may work on them at home***
March 28th - April 12th: Spring Break
April 21st: ISO Discovery Concert Field Trip, 9:30am
April 22nd: Early Dismissal
Week of April 27th: ISTEP+ Part 2 Multiple Choice Test