Kraft Class Update

4-29-16

On May 5th, the Woodridge School District 68 Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee (BPAC) will be hosting their first ever Multi-Cultural Event. Anchored around 5 de mayo, this event will showcase primary students reciting songs they have learned in class. A special presentation of a traditional Mexican Folkloric dance will be presented by an invited guest. Students of other cultures will also have work on display highlighting their culture and traditions.

Field trip permission slip is inside Friday Folders. Please see flyer for details, sign, and return to school. Thanks!

Read-a-thon!

May 2 will be the last day to complete paperwork and pledge money. Please return to school on Monday, the 2nd.

Cystic Fibrosis (Student Council Fundraiser)

The Student Council is collecting used books to sell Wednesday night at Open House to help with our fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis. Also, the Student Council is collecting monetary donations. This week a S.C. rep. came to visit our classroom to talk to about Cystic Fibrosis. Learn more about how it is affecting two students (brothers) at Goodrich by watching the video below.
Salty Boys Fight Song

Writing: Opinion

Next week we will wrap up our Opinion Writing Unit with an assessment and begin poetry!

Math: Measurement and Data

This week we launched our unit on non-standard measurement. We worked as a team to measure various objects with different forms of non-standard measurement: paper clips, unifix cubes, and "ones" cubes.

2nd Step: Playing Games

This week with talked with Mrs. Ross about how to play games (at recess) successfully. We need to include others/everyone, create and use fair rules, and use good sportsmanship. We know that using rules helps keep us safe. To decide who goes first we can play rock-paper-scissors, ask a teacher for help, or use "eenie meenie miney mo".

Reading: More Adventures of Super Kids

Memory words: light, right, find, kind, buy, wash

Spelling pattern: oi, oy (like in coin and toy)


Remember to practice the memory words and spelling patterns at home. Thank you to all the families who have their child complete the Superkids Home Connection packets and return them back to school!

Weekly Reminders

Please send box tops to school. Thank you for your support!


A new reading log went home today (inside Friday Folder). If your child forgot to turn their log in, please send it to school on Monday.


Scholastic Books orders can be placed online. These orders are due May 20. To order online, click here. The classroom code is PCVG8.


Check out the selection of animated books at TumbleBooks, provided by the Woodridge Public Library. (*A library card is needed to access this awesome website.)


Practice Math Facts at home by logging into XtraMath. (They need to know their 4 digit pin. Email if they don’t, and I will send home.)


Practice math skills using IXL. (This login is the same as Scootpad, which is taped inside their binder.)


Reward your child for working hard on their math facts by playing math games on SumDog.


Use Scootpad to practice English Language Arts skills at home. (their login is taped inside their binder)


Practice weekly sound patters and memory words on the Super Kids interactive website.


Use typing club to practice typing at home.


Need a new login sheet for any of the websites listed above? Email me and I will send home a new form!

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District 68 mission statement:

In partnership with family and community, Woodridge School District 68 provides a comprehensive educational foundation for all children in a safe, caring environment, preparing them to be productive, responsible, and successful members of society.

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