Harmony Science Academy-Waco
March 31, 2021 Issue 22
STAR Student for this week....
Looking Ahead: Important Dates
4/6-4th Grade STAAR Writing Test for in-person students
4/13-4th Grade STAAR Writing Test for ALL virtual students
4/19-23rd- K2 MAP tests
4/12-15th- Parent Conferences
This week in Pre-K C we are learning the letter U, all about shapes, and we are exploring nature. Ms. Ingroum
This week in Pre-KB we are learning; the letter U, reviewing numbers (1-5), reviewing colors (red, green, yellow, white), reviewing shapes (square, diamond, triangle, rectangle). Let’s have a great week!!!-Ms. Bateman
ELA-This week we will be working on spelling words with the o, aw, al sounds. We will be reviewing and practicing how to summarize a passage. We will finish unit 8 this week and take the end-of-unit CBA #8 Test. Please make sure to have students read for at least 20 minutes each day! -Ms. Brown
2A/2C ELA- This week we will finish up Module 8: Time to Grow and take the CBA 8 on Friday. Our main focus is the vowel patterns aw, au, and al. Our story of the week is “Don’t Touch Me!” We will continue to learn about irregular action verbs and publish our final draft of our procedural text on “How to Make Slime!” I will be testing your child’s reading level this week. Please be present and on time every day! -Ms. B.Martinez
This week students will be applying what they have learned about basic needs, environmental effects, and food chains to review and take their CBA. Please check dojo regularly and make sure students are completing all assignments with a 70 or higher.-Mrs. A. Martinez
ELA-This week we will be working on spelling words with the rule "change the y to an i". We will be reviewing and practicing story structure and how to summarize a passage. We will finish unit 8 this week and take the end of unit CBA #8 test. Please remind students to read for at least 20 minutes each day! -Ms. Brown
This week students will be applying what they have learned about physical characteristics of environments to review and take their CBA. Please check dojo regularly and make sure students are completing all assignments with a 70 or higher.-Mrs. A. Martinez
We are starting our new unit on measurement! This week we will be using a formula to find perimeter and area.-Ms. McCaig
We will have a writing camp!!! -Mrs. Driver
This week students will be continuing their unit on the Earth. We will be studying resources and reviewing for their CBA. Please make sure all STEMscopes assignments are completed and turned in! Please check dojo regularly and make sure students are completing all assignments with a 70 or higher. -Mrs. A. Martinez
In science, this week, we will be working on 5.2(D) in which the students are expected to analyze and interpret information to construct reasonable explanations from direct (observable) and indirect (inferred) evidence.
In social studies, this week, students will be working on 5.4(B) in which the students are expected to identify and explain how changes resulting from the Industrial Revolution led to conflict among sections of the United States and ultimately the Civil War.-Mr. Walton
Hello 5th grade parents and guardians! We are continuing our unit on data analysis this week. Students will use various data representations to solve 1 and 2-step problems. The graphs include bar graphs, dot plots, stem and leaf plots, and scatter plots.
Please make sure your child is completing their exit tickets and joining the live zoom as our STAAR test is quickly approaching. Thanks for all you do! -Ms.Piscacek
We made it through the first week of Quarter 4. In Reading, we are finishing up Lexile Level testing to determine your students' growth in Reading since the beginning of the year. Please continue to check your dojo, I will be sending out results this week. We are continuing to prepare students for the upcoming final STAAR test. This week we are covering the author's purpose, text structure, comparing and contrasting paired text, and STAAR reading testing strategies. Please encourage your student to sign on to zoom on time with their camera on and faces showing on zoom. Students must turn in assignments in a timely manner. There is no school this Friday. Attendance is very important and together we will finish this last quarter strong! -Mrs. Dunford
If you have any gently used shirts that you would like to donate for the students that are in need. You can drop them off at the front office, we appreciate everyone that is able to donate #TigerFamily