Mrs. James' Kindergarten News

May 6, 2016

Important Information

1. Homework

Homework on Study Island is due Monday, May 9th. These assignments will help students prepare for their MAP and IBTS tests.

IF you would like for your child to get some extra practice during the week other than Study Island, please encourage them to work on the MAP testing practice links below.

2. PLEASE return overdue library books!

LIBRARY BOOKS: Monday, May 2nd was our last class visit to the media center to check out books. The media center will be used for testing the last few weeks of May, so it is very important that your child returns any books that they have checked out! If you are unsure... please email me and I will let you know what your child has checked out!

MAP Testing Practice

MAP testing starts this week!

Here is our schedule:

Friday, May 6th- Math

Monday, May 9th- Math

Tuesday, May 10th- Reading

Wednesday, May 11th- Reading

As we all know, test taking is a skill students have to learn. If you would like to practice for the MAP test at home, this is a FABULOUS resource for MAP test taking.

Simply click the RIT scores your child falls in and have them work on the different concepts they need to improve on!



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Curriculum Corner

Week of 5/1/16

Math: Begin Chapter 17, Word Problems

Language Arts: Unit 5, formulating letters, diagraphs, blends

Social Studies: Finish Chapter 4, Family & Culture

Science: Continue Chapter 4, Plants and Animals

What's Coming Up?

Mark Your Calendars

May 9-12: MAP Testing

May 13 – 19: for all grades ITBS testing

May 18: End or Year Picnic 4:30 pm-Pre-K-3 grade

Last week of School is Spirit Week

May 23: Tacky Day

May 23: Elementary Talent Show 1:45 pm

May 24: Decades Day

May 24 - Kindergarten Graduation- 6:00 pm

May 25: Jersey Day

May 25: Last Blast Carnival – all day event, all grades- Year Book Signing

May 26: Last day of School

May 26: Dress Up Day- no jeans, no t-shirts

May 26: Last Day of School/ Award Ceremonies

Elementary Awards - 1:30pm

Middle School Awards - 2:30pm

Mrs. Kimberly James

Kindergarten Teacher

Fulton Science Academy

Serving Advanced and Gifted Students

3035 Fanfare Way

Alpharetta, GA 30009