February Newsletter

Mrs. Patrick's Class

Volunteers Needed

We are in need of parent volunteers this week for die cutting and copying.

We also need Clorox wipes and baby wipes if you are able to contribute to our classroom.

Important Dates to Remember

February 1: 100th Day of School, Hat Day & Sock Day

February 2: Twin Day

February 3: Wacky Tacky Wednesday , Doughnuts with Dads

February 4: Jersey Day

February 5: Wear Red, Fox Summit, Valentine Grams due

February 8: Famous American Project Due

February 12: Class Valentine Party, Time is TBD

February 15: Now a regular school day

Test Dates

Tuesday, February 9th: Famous American Test

Wednesday: February 24: Test Living Systems

March 1st: Tentative Date for Unit 6 Math Test on Place Value and Money

What we are studying this month

Math: Place Value, Money

Writing: Friendly Letter Writing, Simple Explanation Writing, Homophones, Contractions

History: Famous Americans

Science: Living System

Reading: Problem/Solution, Fluency, Reading Comprehension, Drawing Conclusions, Story Elements, Test Taking Strategies for Reading

Valentines Day

On Friday, Feb. 12th we will have a Valentine's Day celebration. I will send a sign-up sheet home this week to coordinate supplies for the party. Thanks for your assistance.

Vocabulary Enrichment from January

dormancy

main idea

extend

camoflauge

weathering

erosion

migrate

pattern

hibernate

ordinal

famous

position

blind

deaf

freedom

struggle

minister

athlete

extended form

written form