Ms. Schaum's Class Newsletter
-Week of December 8-12, 2014
December 1-16: Helping Hands Toy and Food Drive
December 8-12: Used Book Sale in VRE Library during school hours (open till 6:30pm on Thursday)
December 18: Spirit Day - Holiday Sweater
December 19: Holiday Party
December 19: Student Early Release
December 22-January 2: Winter Break
January 5: Classes Resume
Reading: We will complete Daily 5 rotations and Ms. Schaum will continue to meet with guided reading groups! During read alouds we will be focusing on making connections. We make Text to Text connections, Text to Self Connections, and Text to World connections.
Writing: We will be writing two different types of poems: an acrostic poem and a haiku poem.
Math: We will continue to study graphing: how to pose a question, how to collect data, and how to construct a graph.
Science: We will be doing holiday science experiments involving common materials used around Christmas time.
Social Studies: We will be continuing to collect for our Toy and Food Drive. We will also be studying goods and services.
PBL: We will continue our Helping Hands PBL!
Nut Free Classroom
Reminders and Announcements
9:15 Snack/Restroom Break
9:30 Science/Social Studies
11:40 Silent Reading
12:00 Writer's Workshop
12:30 Daily 5 Rotations/C.A.F.E.
2:50 Daily Reflections/Pack
Library Day: Monday 9:30am