Ms. Schaum's Class Newsletter

Week of April 27 - May 1, 2015

Upcoming Dates

May 1 - Star Saver's Bank

May 8 - Last Day for Jump Rope for Heart Donation

May 15 - Star Saver's Bank

Curriculum Corner

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 poetry.

Writing: We will be writing haiku poems using the writing process.

Math: We will be starting a short unit on fractions. We will need to know halves, thirds, and fourths.

Science: We will be learning about different animal adaptations that help animals survive.

Social Studies: We will be learning about natural resources.

PBL: Animals - we are researching Texas animals to share with a class in Alaska. They will be sharing with us about Alaskan animals.

Nut Free Classroom

We have some learners with severe nut allergies, so our classroom is designated as a nut free zone. Please do not send any food to school that contains nuts. Thank you for helping us keep our classroom safe for all learners!

Class Schedule

7:50 Morning Work/Morning Meeting

8:15 Math

9:15 Snack/Restroom Break

9:30 Science/Social Studies

10:30 Recess

11:05 Lunch

11:40 Silent Reading

12:00 Writer's Workshop

12:30 Daily 5 Rotations/C.A.F.E.

2:00 Specials

2:50 Daily Reflections/Pack

3:05 Dismissal

Library Day: Monday 9:30am

Specials Schedule

Monday- PE

Tuesday- Art

Wednesday- PE

Thursday- Computer

Friday- Music