Mrs. Sebastian's Snippets
Our class has completed the winter NWEA testing. Results will be sent home with the report cards.
Reading: Making inferences and wondering are two comprehension strategies that we are focusing on to make sense of text during workshop. I can't stress enough the importance of instilling a 20 min. reading habit on a daily basis. We started series reading with groups today-kiddos are loving it! Please watch for a "Go for the Gold" reading incentive coming home soon.
Writing: We will be busy writing Opinion Papers. I'm going to encourage the kiddos to brainstorm with you their Favorite Place to Visit. We will write about their favorite places in class. Students will also be asked to "rate" a restaurant with this unit. More information will come home at a later time.
Social Studies: We will explore many important civic concepts using the context of local government. We will learn the reasons people form governments including the need for laws, safety, and order.
Science: Physical science, specifically states of matter is our next science focus. We are looking forward to this unit of study.
Word Study: I've reminded the students about the importance of sorting and studying spelling words nightly. Correct spelling of popcorn words is expected to carry-over in writing. Thanks for your support with both.
5th-Report Cards home
9th-Carnation orders due (order forms coming home next week)
13th-Carnations coming home
14th-Late Start & Valentine's Party
19th-Winter Break-No School
20th-Winter Break-No School