* Sept 22nd Here's the Scoop PTA meeting 6:30pm

* Sept 23rd, 30th and Oct 7th email VanKleef your box or canned food total for the week. Then place your food outside your classroom door before lunch. A 6th grader will come to pick up the items.

*Sept 30th Fall Picture Day

*Oct 3rd After School tutoring begins

*Oct 5th Parent Conference Day (No school for students)

*Oct 10th No School for Students (Staff PD day - TBD)

*Oct 11th Bedford Fire Department 8:30am-9:15am Cafeteria

*Oct 18th Student Birthday Lunches

*Oct 20th Staff appreciation day Candy Bars and Popcorn provided by PTA

*Oct 21st and Oct 24th Block out meetings

*Oct 24th-Oct 28th Red Ribbon Week

* Oct 31st Character Dress Up Day

Nov 4th Grandparents lunch day for first grade

Things to Decide

After School Tutoring: Make a plan together of how we want to split students so they are getting the most from tutoring. Look over ERI data for students and form groups according to skills needed.

Oct Block out dates: 2 teachers need to go on Oct 21st and 2 teachers need to go on Oct 24th

Character Dress up day for October 31st: Team theme for this year???

Conference Day - I will let you know when I have been told which conference form to use with parents and any other things we might need to hand out. Let me know if you need help with anything else for your conferences.

Report Cards: Let me know if you need any support doing your report cards for this six weeks.

Field Trip has been approved for Friday, March 10th at the UTA Planetarium in Arlington. The buses are supposed to be at school at 9:00am and the show starts at 10:00am. We will eat lunch at the J.W Dunlap Park in Arlington. (Friday before Spring Break!!)

Week of Sept 26-Sept 30


Genre - Fantasy Fiction

Target Skill - Story Structure

Big Idea - Monitor and Adjust

Word Work - Short u

Basal Story - Gus Takes the Train

Vocabulary - Eager

Writing - Verbs and monitoring my own writing

Science - 5 Senses

Math - Story problems and finishing up any assessments

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