Pirate Weekly News

January 11-15, 2016

Dear Parents,

Wow! It's January, hard to believe that the school year is half way over. We will begin MAPS testing again the week of Jan. 18th in reading and math. Our special area schedule has changed for the 3rd nine weeks as follows:

Monday - Music, Tuesday -PE, Wednesday -Computer Lab, Thursday - Library/Guidance, Friday -Art

Please remember to wear sneakers on Tuesdays for PE!

What we are learning this week

Math:

Fractions: multiplying fractions by a whole number

Ex: 4 X 3/4 =


Science: Animal Sensory organs and behaviors



Social Studies:

Events Leading to the American Revolution: stamp act, tea act, intolerable acts etc.

Test on Tuesday study notes, Quizlet, text pages 268-280


Language Arts:

Spelling tests will be given on Fridays!

Spelling Homework: All homework is to be done in the Word Study Folder

Mon. sort words and write the sort in folder.

Tues. Ladder words

Wed. sort words and write two times each

Thurs. Practice test

Reading: Guided Reading Groups, Shared reading: Wonder,

Writing: Opinion Writing

Language Usage:

Upcoming Events:

Daddy Daughter Dance ticket sales Jan. 11-15 $15/couple

Report Cards go home Jan.12

Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday Jan. 18 - No School

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