Mrs. Martin's Classroom Newsletter

January 10-14

All A Honor Roll

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AB Honor Roll

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Perfect Attendance

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No Reading Test this week

Due to the 2 hour delay,NWEA testing, and President's Day, I am going to stretch our reading series out for 2 weeks. Their test will be next Friday the 22nd. Spelling will remain as normal.

Scholastic Book Orders

I sent home a bunch of Scholastic magazines today. The due date is Friday, January 28. You can access the website by going to www.scholastic.com/readingclub. Our code is: HXCBR.

Science Fair

It is that time of year for Science Fair and Science Night information. Science Fair and Science Night will be Wednesday, January 27th. The Science Fair will be during the school day and the Science Night will be from 6:00-7:30. Science Fair winners will be announced at Science Night. This year we are trying online registration to help minimize paper and help with organization.


Science Fair Sign Ups: https://docs.google.com/a/smcsc.com/forms/d/149Oz1m1wYZ_LyCY3b6jZRhENH3dcRrlP3BvoGGVh2P4/viewform?c=0&w=1


Science Fair Information Packet:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7IUKnHAFV3bV3FvMWhBYlF3NFU/view?usp=sharing

NWEA Testing

The second round of NWEA testing continues this week. This testing shows where your child is in reading, math, and language arts. Please try to avoid scheduling appointments on the following dates and times if possible:


-January 13 from 10:00-11:20

-January 26 from 10:45-11:50 (time change)

This Week's Topics

Reading: cause and effect, Latin roots, narrative nonfiction

Math: measurement with a ruler, conversions of the metric and customary units

Grammar: Verb Tenses

Science: Newton’s Laws of Motion

Writing: Persuasive Writing

Spelling and Vocabulary Words for Unit 4 Week 1

Spelling Words: tasted, ripping, forced, flipping, tapped, flipped, scared, flagged, ripped, skipped, tapping, saved, skipping, scaring, flagging, discussed, saving, tasting, forcing, disgussing Review: bedspread, desktop, snowstorm Challenge: outwitted, underscoring


Vocabulary Words: amendments, commitment, compromise, democracy, eventually, legislation, priviledge, version

Weekly Events/Tests

Monday:

Tuesday:

Wednesday:

Thursday: NWEA Test

Friday: Spelling Test (No reading test. It will be next week)

Dates to Remember

1/13 NWEA Test (Math)

1/18 Snow Make Up Day

1/21: Group & Candid Picture Day

1/22: Movie Night – Registration 6:16 – 8:30 pm

Deadline to sign-up for Science Fair

1/26 NWEA Test (Language Arts)

1/27 Science Fair and Science Night

2/5: PTO Game Night – 6:30 pm

2/1-2/12: Outfitters Time for Change collection

2/9-2/11: Papa Johns Pizza Nights

2/12: Valentine’s Day Classroom Parties