What's The Buzz

Week Of May 2nd - May 6th

Learning Targets


I can identify elements of non-fiction animal text by filling in a graphic organizer.

I can perform a reader's theater by reading it to a small group.

I can explain the importance of Mother's Day by reading Mother's Day literature.

Word Work & Grammar:

Homographs - words that look the same but mean something different

I can identify a homograph and know the meanings when reading them in a sentence.


I can research an animal by using Non-Fiction Text and write an animal research paper.

I can demonstrate the appreciation for Mother's Day by writing a Mother's Day poem.


I can learn how to tell time to the hour and half hour by writing about it in my math journal.


I can sort and classify living and nonliving things.

I can identify that living things include plants or animals that are currently living and those that were once alive and are now dead.

I can demonstrate understanding by responding to questions using sentence stems when discussing living and nonliving things.

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Glue Sticks

Glue Sticks

Glue Sticks

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Important Dates

Monday, May 2nd - Friday, May 6th -- Teacher Appreciation Week

Monday, May 9th -- STAAR TESTING *** NO Visitors or Volunteers

Tuesday, May 10th -- STAAR TESTING *** NO Visitors or Volunteers

Wednesday, May 11th -- STAAR TESTING *** NO Visitors or Volunteers

Friday, May 13th -- Field Day @ 8:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

Tuesday, May 17th -- Spring Program @ 6:30 p.m.

May 24th -- Kindergarten Round Up @ 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, May 25th -- Drama Kids @ 3:00 p.m.

Friday, May 27th -- NO SCHOOL -- Unused Bad Weather Day

Monday, May 30th -- NO SCHOOL -- Memorial Day

Thursday, June 2nd -- Last Day of 1st Grade & Mav Fan Jam @ 8:15 a.m. & End of Year Class Parties

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Caution...Kids at Play!

Are you ready for a day packed with tire runs, water games, team trekkers, Angry Birds, and loads of fun? Look no further, Field Day 2016 is coming Friday, May 13th and we need YOU to make it happen. Parent volunteers are needed to make this day a success.

K-2nd Grade 8:45-10:45

School wide picnic lunch 11-12

3rd-5th Grade 12:15-2:15

Volunteer Sign Up:


Sign up NOW.

Please leave a comment if you would prefer not

to be at a water game.

***You must be an approved volunteer through McKinneyISD in order to volunteer to work a shift at Field Day***

Thank you,

Coach Relle