Heisler's Herald

November 30th, 2015

Important Dates

Dates to Remember

Please check Haiku for other important information

Dec. 7-11- Conley Book Fair

December 17th- Unit 5 Math Boxes due

December 18th- Unit 5 Math Test; Winter Party (1:50-3:00)

December 21st-January 3rd- NO SCHOOL Winter Break

Toys for Tots!

As you’re shopping for the holidays, consider buying an extra toy and place it in the Toys for Tots box in the Conley office. Extend this opportunity of kindness to your families!

Show off your Skills!!

Check out the flyer below to learn all about the D158 Mini Musical Camp being offered to our students. The Musical is called "Snow Day!"


Click here to read all the details about the musical!

Book Fair

Our Scholastic Book Fair is December 7-11! Here are the days and times that the book fair is open for purchases. Happy Shopping:) Books make great holiday gifts too!


12/7 Monday-­9:30-­2:30

12/8 Tuesday-­9:30-­6:00

12/9 Wednesday-­9:30-­2:30

12/10 Thursday-­9:30­-2:30

12/11 Friday-­9:30-­12:00

News for you!

Report Cards Envelopes- Please sign and return the envelopes your child's report card came home in so I can ensure everyone received theirs!

Candy- We are running a little low on our candy supply. If you would like to donate some that would be great. The students tend to snag the chocolate first :)

Winter Party- Our winter party will be on December 18th from 1:50--3:00.

Literacy

This week we are reading the story The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere.

Big Question of the Week ~ How can people promote freedom?

Reading Skill ~ Author’s Purpose

Reading Strategy ~ Background Knowledge

Grammar Focus~Subject-Verb Agreement

Word Analysis~ Word Families

Literary Term~ Rhyme, Rhythm, and Cadence

Vocabulary Focus~endings –s, -ed, -ing

Speling Focus~Final syllables –er, -ar, and -or

Genre~ Historical Fiction

*Spelling and Weekly test will be on Friday

Math

We are starting Unit 5 this week. This unit covers fractions. We will begin with concepts such as greatest common factor, least common multiple, simplifying fractions, improper fractions, and mixed numbers. Math boxes for this unit will be due on December 17th, and the test will be on the 18th.

Social Studies

We finished up creating our characters and will continue to create our scene of Colonial Boston. We will also be researching events such as The French and Indian War, The Sons of Liberty, Taxation without Representation, Boston Tea Party, and the Boston Massacre. These events were significant to the American Revolution and aid in the understanding of the war.

Birthdays

December Birthdays

Amanda O. 12/27

Taylor 12/30