Ms. Kilar's Class News
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016
Valentine's Day and Sledding
Then we returned to our classroom to exchange Valentine cards and have more snacks! The kids made great Valentine boxes and I really enjoyed seeing them all.
Thank you parents for all your help and support at home, this was a fun day for the students.
- Reading: This week we continued to review main idea and supporting details in nonfiction texts. We also focused on different formats authors use when writing nonfiction articles like problem and solution or cause and effect.
- Writing: We focused on revising and editing our persuasive essays. Some students started working on an iMovie to go along with their essay...just incase you parents need more convincing ;).
- Grammar: We review modal auxiliaries, easily confused words, possessives, and irregular verbs.
- We wrapped up Unit 3 with an assessment at the end of the week.
Science and Social Studies
- Science: This week we continued learning about how energy is transferred by electrical currents. The students made electric current "puzzles" for their classmates to "solve" by completing the circuit. We also read about how electric currents are stored and used.
- Social Studies: With the short week, our focus was on Mini-Society. Students worked on posters, commercials and business cards. They have a lot of great ideas to promote their businesses.
- Feb. 12-15 - No school -Mid Winter break
- March 2-3 - Parent Teacher Conferences
- March 1-9 - Swimming in the afternoon
- March 15 - Mini-Society 1:30-2:30pm
- March 16 - Last day of swimming in the afternoon
- March 28 - Classroom Battle of the Books
- March 30 - Final Battle of the Books
- Monday - No School
- Tuesday -Library
- Thursday -Music/Library
- Friday -Art
- Spelling: New spelling list, and front and back of the spelling sheet.
- Grammar: Review sheets front and back
- Math: Worksheet
- Battle of the Books: Keep reading those Battle
- As always you can continue to have your child practice spelling on Spelling City and using Raz-Kids to practice reading fluency and comprehension and Moby Max to review math skills.