Mrs. Athman's News

May 2nd-6th

Literacy

This week in language arts we used posters to introduce our skills of making inferences and drawing conclusions. Phonics work this week was the vowel sound for ou and ow.

Vocabulary Words

conclusions, inferences, clues, evidence

Next Week's Spelling Words

point, toy, joy, soil, oil, spoil, many, these, people, other

Math

This week in math we worked on:


  • Equivalent names for fractions
  • Unit 9 Assessment
  • >,<,=
  • FAST testing for math

Writer's Workshop

We started writing poems this week. We are working on writing about a topic that is important to us.

Science

We started our unit on "Air and Weather" this week. The class has had fun experimenting with air, balloons and water fountains. Ask your child about the experiment we did today!

News and Announcements

Our field trip is on Tuesday, May 10th. A note was sent home earlier this week about lunch and what time to be at school. It should be a fun day.


Next Friday, May 13th is also Arts and Academics. You are invited to school from 7:30-8:30 to see what we have been learning all year.