Classroom Connection

Take a peek at our upcoming week, April 11, 2016

"Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." ~ Aristotle

We are very thankful to be blessed with such amazing students, and parents this year. Thank you for all the support.


Please contact us with any questions or concerns. We will do our best to our best to respond within 24 hours.


jcrook@alvinisd.net bneely@alvinisd.net


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http://www.alvinisd.net/Domain/991

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Classroom Connection April 11th
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Autism Awareness Activities


Friday April 1st

  • Wear Autism Awareness shirt to show support
  • Show video, My name is David [4:15], to students after morning announcements,
  • School of Fish: We Swim Together (Fish display around Library)

Week 1 (April 4th-9th )

  • Make Autism Bookmarks (instructions to follow)

Week 2 (April 11th- 15)

  • Make puzzle piece posters (each class creates their own facts about Autism and post in main hallway).

Week 3 (April 18th-23rd)

  • Read aloud books on Autism in your classroom

Week 4 (April 25th -29th)

  • Game, video, and conversations about Autism with occur during PE

Important Dates


April 11th Baseball Season Kick -Off Astros Home Opener (students dress in baseball Jerseys, details to follow)

April 14th 4th Grade Field trip Pearland Parks and Recreation

April 15th 5th Grade Field trip Houston Museum of Natural Science

April 19th Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

April 28th Career Day/GT Product Showcase


Testing Dates


05/10 Math STAAR

05/11 Reading STAAR

05/19 Science CBA

Math and Science Focus Wall

In math we are representing data on a frequency table, dot plot, or stem-and-leaf plot marked with whole numbers or fractions. We will also continue solving one and two-step problems using data in whole, decimal, and fraction form with a frequency table.

In science we are discussing forces affecting Earth’s surface, and soil. This includes how landforms are created and changed by weathering, erosion, and deposition, as well as the properties of soil and its ability to retain water and support growth.

ELA and Social Studies


Reading:


We have now have access to Istation! This is a great program for your child to use at home and at school. They have been given their login information and the link is below.


Content: I will determine compare/contrast two different passages.

Language: The Student Will demonstrate comprehension through shared reading/retelling/responding/notetaking.


Homework: Passages will come home for now on without questions, students are to use strategies to analyze the passage. The next day in class the student will be given the questions to complete.


Mentor Sentence:

Sojourner put one big-black beautiful food in front of the other and she STOMPED on the floorboards of ignorance that were underneath.

~Step-Stomp Stride


Launching Poetry PBL

- Students will be working in groups to create a poetry anothogy.


Don't forget about using RazKids and NoRedInk


Texas History


Chapter 6 Review

Online Text book available.


https://sso.rumba.pearsoncmg.com/sso/login?profile=eb&service=https://k12integrations.pearsoncmg.com/ca/dashboard.htm&EBTenant=alvin-tx


Username: your 6 digit student ID number Ex. 123456

Password: your first initial, last initial, and student ID number

Ex: az123456

Joke Time

View the classroom Video Blog for this week's joke!

Write the answer down on a sheet of paper and your child will receive a wild buck on Monday when they turn it in!!

Wilder Elementary

Hours of Operation:

Doors open: 7:15am


Breakfast: 7:15am-7:50am

Instructional Hours: 8am-3:25pm

Dimissal begins: 3:25pm