Mrs. Baker's Class Newsletter

May 10.2018

What is going on?

Reading: We will be starting our drama unit. This class will do very well! We have some actors and actresses for sure!

Writing: Students will write imaginative and persuasive drafts from multiple perspectives.

Spelling and Grammar:

Spelling is complete for this year.

In grammar we will spend time in review of units learned.

Science: This week we will studying the life cycles of insects: butterflies, mealworms, mosquitoes, and honey bees. Students will be learning about the stages, and how insect behavior and appearance can be different depending on the stage of its life cycle.

Math: Students will become engineers with two fun engineering projects this week.

Donations Needed for this weeks lessons. Please consider-

bendable wire- Mrs. Baker

Popsicle sticks Mrs Wensing

balsa wood pieces Mrs Baker

wooden dowels- Mrs Baker

Please let me know if you can donate- Thank you!

This and that

May 14: All library books DUE

May 14-16: No visitors- STAAR Testing

May 18: Yearbooks Arrive

May 24: 2nd Grade EOY party- 9:00-9:40 on the track/playground. All parents invited!

May 25: 5th grade Flugtag

May 28: Memorial Day Holiday

May 29: Last Student Day (*Note change* Due to Bad weather make up)

Thank you very much to Harsha- Aditya's Mother- she came and discussed engineering this week for our Genius Hour! Thank you for your gift of time. If anyone else would like to come in and share your skills. Please email me. We love learning from our parent geniuses!

Summer Apps

Free Educational Apps

  • Monster Sushi (math)

  • BrainPop Featured Movie

  • Sight Words for Reading HD

  • Fill The Cup

  • iStoryBooks

  • Geometry Eye

  • Splash Math

  • Pizza Fractions

  • Animal Fun

  • Flow Free: Bridges

  • Zoombinis

Happy Mother's Day! We love and appreciate you very much!