Mrs. Kennedy's Classroom

Where kids become scholars...

Week of February 16th

Important Classroom Dates

February 23rd - Spring Pictures

March 1st - No School - (Presidential Primary)

March 10th - Report Cards

March 25th - April 1st - Good Friday and Spring Break - No School

April 7th - Early Dismissal

What We Are Learning

For Quick resources click on the links, for additional resources visit my webpage section, "weekly resources"


  • Math -Comparing and Ordering Decimals
  • Reading - Text Structure
  • Writing - RAFT - POW TIDE - RIDE Strategies for writing multi-paragraph essays, focusing on Revision
  • Social Studies - Revolutionary War

Noteworthy News

MOBY MAX

Click this link to access MOBY MAX, a great program that will help strengthen weak areas!


QUIZIZZ.COM/JOIN

This is the website for our weekly homework codes. Students seem to love the competition and doing homework online. Encourage students to work until they get 100% on the quiz for extra practice and extra class points!

Vocabulary Words

Social Studies Newspaper Week 10 Vocabulary Words

colony: a land or settlement owned and ruled by a different country

state: a region within a country

flog: to beat, as a punishment

laureate: someone who has won an award or honor

rivalry: competition

stocks: wooden frames where a person was secured by the neck and wrists

trades: jobs or careers

market economy: an economy in which government has little or no involvement; resources are used to provide goods and services according to supply and demand.

Remember...

  • Sign your student's agenda each night
  • Use Class Dojo to communicate with Mrs. Kennedy
  • If students want to improve assessment grades, they can sign up in class for a re-take to take the assessment again in the 9 weeks.
  • If students have not passed of multiplication facts, they will be working on those during part of recess/LOP

WEEKLY HOMEWORK -WELCOME Quizziz

Reading Homework - Read 15-20 minutes Monday - Thursday. Parents please write the name of the book they read and the time in their agenda with your initials.


Homework:

The students are doing wonderful in completing their homework on the website quizizz. They have proven to be motivated and doing well on the content! Each night there will be 1-2 required quizizz's to complete and additional bonus quizizz's for extra points.


Quizizz codes will be written in agendas and sent on Dojo as well!

Please simply send a note if students can not access the internet; they will be excused or given time in the morning to complete.

Assessments This Week

  • Writing to a Social Studies Prompt
  • Revolutionary War
  • Text Structure
  • Decimals