November 24th - January 8th
Before break students created their own instruments that needed to be able to make three different pitches! Students also presented their Rock Cycle Brochures! So fun!
Scholastic Book Orders!
Thank you to all of you who submit orders online. I purchase books for the classroom with the points that I earn from your purchases! Thanks for giving back!
Our code is MB49F
ISTEP and IREAD
Please note: If you have questions about these tests or their content, please visit the Parent Portal link in the "Important Information" section below.
Upcoming Skills and Resources
Below I have listed some of our topics and suggestions of how you can help at home! Please note that these are only suggestions and in no way required!
Math: Fractions, Geometry, Lines, & Division
Question: What is fact fluency?
- Each week your student will take a timed quiz to practice their addition and subtraction facts. They will have five minutes to complete the 100 problem quiz. The goal is to get your students to know their math facts in a snap!
- We will now start practicing our multiplication facts: 20 problems in 1 minute.
Resources to practice at home:
- Create flash cards (the old fashioned way)
- Download the app(s):
- There are many more apps you can find and utilize
PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE ARE ONLY SUGGESTIONS TO HELP AND NOT REQUIRED!!!
Reading: Nonfiction Text, Biographies, Folklore, Fables, Fairytales
How to help at home:
-Make a space for your child to read every night
- Read with, beside, or to your child
- Listen to your child read to you
Questions to ask about reading:
"What was the setting?"
"What is a character trait for the main character? How do you know?"
"What was that chapter, book, or page all about?"
"Retell what you just read."
"How would you feel if you were.... (character in novel)"
"Why do you think the author told you that?"
"How would this book be different if the setting was different?"
"What caused the character to do that?"
"Predict what will happen next. What from the text caused you to make that prediction?"
"Identify the theme." (Theme: the message or moral of the story)
"What is the problem in the story?"
"What was the solution to the problem?"
- Light Unit
- Communities Change Unit
What's Going on Here at Cumberland Road Elementary School?
Lunch Visits and Background Checks
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