Ms. Clayborn's Weekly Newsletter

September 28, 2015

Quote of the Week

“Never judge another man until you have walked a mile in his moccasins.”

-Native American Proverb

Word of the Week

Compassion - Ability to share another’s feeling or ideas

Important Dates

Tuesday, Sept. 29th - Spirit Night at Pie 3.14 (hosted by CHE's First Grade)

Thursday, Oct. 1st - Yearbooks on Sale

Friday, Oct. 2nd - Fun Run

Wednesday, Oct. 7th - Walk or Bike to School

Friday, Oct. 9th - Student Holiday

Monday, Oct. 12th - Holiday

Friday, Oct. 23rd - Student Early Release; 12:30

What We Are Learning


The learner will: complete 3-digit addition problems by using place value; use place value blocks to model addition with two 3-digit addends; find the sum using the standard algorithm (regrouping where essential); use the standard algorithm to add 3 or more numbers (review commutative property of addition); use place value blocks and drawings to model subtracting 3-digit numbers; Wednesday, Sept. 30th addition/subtraction fact quiz


The student is expected to measure, test, and record physical properties of matter, including temperature, mass, magnetism, and the ability to sink or float. The student is also expected to describe and classify samples of matter as solids, liquids, and gases; and demonstrate that solids have a definite shape; and that liquids and gases take the shape of their container.

A Few Things...

Snacks - The snacks shall be healthy, non-staining/juicy.

Water bottles - Make sure your water bottle is spill-proof. Thanks!

EFF (expandable file folder) - The EFF should accompany the student at all times. Please make sure it's returned to school daily. Place it in your backpack the night before.

Think Through Math (TTM) and Fast Math (FM) - Complete lessons weekly!

Math Log - Document math practices weekly. It's due Friday, Oct. 23rd. Students may maintain their log in their EFF. I will check student's progress periodically.

Important Links

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