# Mrs. Schleicher's Schmooze

## Weekly Note from Mrs. Schleicher

Happy May Day!! I can't believe we only have 18 1/2 days of school left in this year! Where has the time gone? The best news is that we have SO MUCH FUN to look forward to in the coming weeks!! Have a wonderful weekend and Shabbat Shalom!! Stacy

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## Language Arts

This week was spent writing rough drafts, editing, and then writing final drafts of our future lives! It is so funny to read what the children's plans are for the future, and I am sure you will get a great laugh just as I have!! We also practiced comparing with adjectives using er and est in our writing. And, we took another CARS test. Please make sure to sign and return this test by Monday. It is in your child's Friday folder!

## Math

We explored the customary and metric systems of measurement this week as our unit was on standard measurement. We focused on length and measured in centimeters and inches. It was fun measuring with rulers and tape measures!! Our Friday munchy math activity had to be postponed until Monday, but as I told the kids, it's something to look forward to next week!!!

## Hebrew

This was a review week. We practiced and drilled our Cursive Hebrew letters.

We also worked in our Shalom books, read stories and completed relater pages.

Please encourage your student to practice Hebrew at home with this fun app:

הכתבה lite by rana nir

https://appsto.re/us/UzrMI.i

Shabbat shalomשַבָּת שָׁלוֹם

Galia Sabbag

## Science

We learned about the 5 animal kingdoms this week: mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and fish. We learned that they are all vertebrates (animals with backbones). It was fun reading about these animals and listing 4 interesting facts about each one. Then, we had fun categorizing different animals into the 5 kingdoms. Next week, we will continue to study about these animals and review for our test that will be the following week.

## Important Dates

5/4- Flat Me are due back to Davis- please talk to who you sent them to and remind them!

5/6-No Homework Night

5/8- Class Shabbat Picnic, 6 PM at Morgan Falls Park, please RSVP

5/12- Science Test Tutorial, 3:20- 3:45 or end of carpool, Please email me if you would like your child to stay

5/13- Science Test on Vertebrates and Habitats

5/13-Young Author's Night 6:00 pm

5/14- Pajama Day

5/20- Field Day

5/21- Animal Safari Field Trip, 8:30-2:30