Mrs. Murray's Class

October 19- October 23

the week in review

Your Kids Were Amazing Mathematicians This Past Week

We got into a math groove this week and your kids were great! They were sad when math ended and some kids asked if they could do math during FIT time-- who could say no to that? Amazing!

Reader's Workshop This Past Week

Ask you kids what strategies they use for tricky words when reading.

Writer's Workshop This Past Week

Ask your kids about the writing process, and where they are in the story they are working on now. We are in the drafting process on a narrative where we don't worry about spelling and punctuation because we want to keep the flow of our ideas moving.

Science This Past Week

We finished sound by understanding that the length of a string on an instrument of the length of a xylophone effects the sound. We began an investigation of rolling motion vs. spinning motion.

the upcoming week

Conferences are October 21, 22, 23

If you haven't already signed up for a conference time, please check your email for the link from Sign Up Genius.
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Please Fill Out Pre-Conference Questionnaire

Monday is Library Day

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Learning Focus

Phonics: Review

Writing: Personal Narrative Draft

Reading: Review Just Right Books, Strategies for Defining Words

Math: Addition Strategies

Science: Motion

Skills Streaming: Playing a Game

Student of the Week: Brielle

Upcoming Dates (please note I had Late Start incorrect last week!)

10-19 GT Parent Meeting 8AM

10-21 Early Release/Conferences

10-22 Early Release/Conferences

10-23 Early Release/Conferences

10-23 EEF Donation Day

11-1 Daylight Savings

11-2 Late Start

11-6 Science Day

Earn Books For Our Classroom Library--Order Now!

Shop Online: scholastic.com/readingclub
One-Time Class Activation Code: P8C7

Spelling City-Updated!

Try it! We started doing it in class this week. Spelling City is a fun way to work on spelling and vocabulary, but a significant portion of our work time is not spent on it.

Texas Book Festival This Weekend

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