Galaxy 26 Gazette
News from Miss Hensley's Class
January 15, 2016
News and Information
Swimming is Coming- February 19th- March 3rd Each child will need a swimsuit and towel daily. One piece suits for girls please! More info to come as the date nears.
Thank you to all the families who helped with our Christmas party. We had a fantastic time!
We continued our unit on making connections and inferences. To make an inference means that you are "reading between the lines" in a piece of text. You use evidence from the text and what you already know to determine what the author did not write in words. This is a difficult skill, but a necessary one as we look toward ISTEP.
Reading Homework: Practice the sight words and fluency passage being sent home today. Return the fluency passage for 5 points towards your child's reading grade.
- added 2 digit numbers with a sum greater than 100
- represented numbers using base 10 blocks
- ordered numbers using base 10 blocks
- -3 facts
- identifying gallon, ½ galled, quart and liter containers
- estimating and finding the capacity of containers
English and Writing
Writing Genre: Realistic Fiction
We continued to work on our class piece this week as we practice the traits of a realistic fiction piece of writing.
Data Binders- Look for them Monday!
Homework Helps and Hints
18 MLK day- WE WILL HAVE SCHOOL!
10 Midterms posted in Skyward
12 Valentine's Party
15 President's Day- no school unless needed for make up day
19-March 3 Swimming
22 Skating Party 6-8 @ Idyl Wyld