Harmony Science Academy-Waco
January 27, 2021 Issue 16
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
George Washington Carver
Looking Ahead: Important Dates
2/11-5th grade transition event with HSI
2/12 and 2/13- Virtual Open House
2/15-Student/Staff Holiday (weather makeup day)
2/22-26th STAAR Practice
A MESSAGE FROM COACH KELLY---
Spread the word! HSA WACO has openings for the school year 2021-2022!
We are continuing our stories and rhymes theme this week with a focus on fairy tales. We will learn more about story characters and make comparisons between fact and fiction. We will also practice rhyming and learn about the letter Pp and number 15. -Mrs. Vasquez
This week we are learning the letter P, number 15, color orange, reviewing all shapes, and working on rhyming words (AN family). -Ms.Bateman
We are training on Friday, so this week is only 4 days. We will be working on presidents and patriots in social studies. We will practice identifying the letter x and reading it in words like fox. We will take an English unit test Thursday. Composing and decomposing numbers starts on Monday. Have a great week! K Team
First Grade Team
We will be starting our unit over measurement this week. Please make sure that your child has a ruler to use for the next couple of weeks. Please make sure that your child is logging into zoom daily and completing all work for all classes. Attendance is really important. -Ms. Lester
This week we will be reviewing our unit on weather! Students will have an opportunity to show off what they learned in the unit by choosing an activity to complete! Please remind students to read for at least 20 minutes each day! -Ms. Brown
2A/2C ELA- This week we are learning about the r-controlled /ar/, text features using the story "Fall Leaves," ask and answer questions using the story of the week "Whatever the Weather," and elements of poetry. For writing, we are learning how to use is, am, are, were, and was in a complete sentence. Homework this week is cursive Rr and Ww. We will be taking our CBA 6 and story quiz on Thursday, since there is no school on Friday. Remember that CBA 6 and story quiz count for a big portion of the overall quarter grade. Please be ready to present on Thursday! We got new water fountains installed!!!!! Please send your child to school with a water bottle every day. :) -Ms. B.Martinez
This week we will be reviewing figurative language and text structure. We will be practicing spelling words with vowel plus /r/ sounds. Please remind students to read for at least 20 minutes each day! -Ms. Brown
Hello 3rd grade families! We are continuing to learn more about fractions in mathematics! Continue working on math facts at home and reach out to Ms. Curtis if you have any questions about grades. -Ms. Curtis
This week we are reviewing central idea and text features. In Writing, we are still working on opinions.-Mrs. Salas
This week students will continue studying patterns on Earth, such as seasons and the moon. Please make sure all STEMscopes assignments are completed and turned in!-Mrs. A.Martinez
We will be starting our new unit on fractions! Please remember to check grades in Skyward and complete any missing assignments.-Ms. McCaig
We are continuing to read Esperanza Rising.-Ms. Swanner
We are still in our measurement unit in mathematics. Students are learning the difference between perimeter, area, and volume as well as how to calculate each of them. Students will be allowed to use formula charts to assist them in these problems. Also, please make sure your child is doing 10 topics each week on ALEKS and any exit tickets they might've missed. Thanks for all you do! -Ms. Piscacek
In science we are completing the final TEKS[5.10A]! (5.10B was completed with 5.9D) However, it is a rather large one. Comparing the structures and functions of different species that help those species live and survive in specific environments, such as hooves on prairie animals or webbed feet in aquatic animals.
In social studies, we will be finishing the U.S. Constitution. If the students can recite the preamble they will receive two extra-credit grades!-Mr. Walton
We are working on literary elements in 5th grade reading this week. We have been following the parts of the plot in our weekly story. We are also working on writing essays for past tense writing prompts and using the correct subject and verb agreement in a sentence. Please make sure your student is coming to zoom on time and is active in the class. It is important that all assignments and exit tickets are done each day.
Thank you for all you do!-Mrs. Dunford