News From Mrs. Clay

February 16-19, 2016


I cannot express how much I love teaching and working with your kids! I am going to greatly miss seeing them each day and watching them grow! While I still have quite a few weeks left, this time has passed so quickly. This is a picture of our reading class!

Thank you, parents and students for the wonderful Valentine's gifts. I am so overwhelmed by your generosity.

What's Happening

Here is what will be going on in our classroom:

No School 2/15

In Reading - Our next story is How Tia Lola Came to Stay. Our skills that we will be working on are sequence and commas.

The vocabulary words are:

affords -gives as an effect or a result; provides; yields

colonel - a military rank below general

glint - a gleam; flash

lurking - hiding or moving about in a secret and sly manner

palettes - thin boards, usually oval or oblong, with a thumb hole at one end, used by painters to lay and mix colors on

quaint - strange or odd in an interesting, pleasing, or amusing way

resemblance - similar appearance; likeness

In Math - we are working on fractions. Geometry Town project is due 2/15. I am looking forward to seeing these! (math class is pictured)

In Science - we started our unit on force and motion. I am looking forward to some hands on activities.

In Social Studies - we are working on Istep writing activities.

Specials This Week

Monday - no school

Tuesday - Art

Wednesday - Library

Thursday - Music

Friday - Gym

I will send a separate message with the spelling words, I left them at school!