The Buzz in Room 218!
Mrs. Crickenberger - March 15, 2015
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-6-8 containers of white frosting
-5 or 6 boxes of vanilla wafers
-25 paper plates
-1 box (25 bags needed) of gallon plastic bags
We are also running extremely low on:
If your family is able to donate any of these items we would really appreciate it. They can just be sent in as they are purchased. Thank you for your support!!
In reading most reading groups are reading realistic fiction novels. Beginning this week each student's reading reflections will be slightly different as they have the option to choose their response. Be sure to ask you child what they are reading and reflection on.
This year we have covered many prefixes and suffixes. As we progress we are beginning to study Greek and Latin roots. Each day we are learning a new root's meaning as well as words that contain this root. Take a moment and see which roots your child has learned.
Social Studies & Science
Last Friday we finished our unit on VS. 9. This unit covered the changes in the economy of Virginia during the 20th and 21st centuries, famous Virginians, and the Civil Rights Movement in Virginia. The students will get their tests back tomorrow, March 16th. If a student scored below 80%, they will need to complete remediation work that will be due on Thursday, March 19th.
Beginning tomorrow, March 16th the students will begin to rotate for next Science unit. The students are excited for their upcoming Oceans unit with Mrs. Morris. Science will continue for the next three weeks and end on Friday, April 3rd.
March 16th: Beginning of Ocean Unit with Mrs. Morris
March 17th: Healthy Snack Day
March 19th: Used Book Sale (6:00-6:30 and 7:30-8:00 during Steam Night) & Steam Night 6:30-7:30
March 20th: BEE Healthy Families in Motion 6:30-7:30
March 22nd: Grounds Beautification Day
April 3rd: Make up snow day-End of 3rd nine weeks/End of Science Unit