Dr. Wise's Classroom Newsletter
Sept. 17th-21st, 2018
Dates to Remember:
*Read to Succeed Day is Friday, the parade will start after morning announcements. Parents can come watch in the gym.
*We started AR reading and testing today. The students have to earn 1/2 point each day, one book. So far they are doing great.
*Digital Centers: We now have all our laptops fixed. The students will start doing digital centers and assignments on the computers in class.
Weekly Skills: Tests on Friday in Reading, Spelling, Language, and Math
Spelling Words: students will have to know how to spell each word for Friday's test
*computer, mustard, tissue, customer, attitude
Math: study the times tables, DOM (review of math skills), round numbers in word problems and continue to practice place value
Reading Skills: theme, folktales
Vocabulary Words: students will need to know the definition of each word for Friday's test
attracted, dazzling, greed, honest, requested, soared, trudged, details, example
Language: We will continue to edit mentor (DOL) sentences within a passage. We will learn how to use dialogue in our writing, we will locate dialogue in text to see what a character is saying, we will also practice writing compound sentences using a conjunction (and, or, but, because, so)
Science: different animal habitats, test Friday
Social Studies: we will study early civilizations in history (no test Friday)
we will learn about setting, character, and plot. We will learn how to find text evidence to show a character's trait, show where the setting is taking place, and find text evidence to show how a character might change it's trait in a story.
Click here when you are ready to take an AR test. You can test at home or at school. Make sure you tell Dr. Wise or your parent that you are ready to take a AR test. We want to see your score!
Click on the Padlet and type your spelling words in two times each.
Use this website to help you learn rounding. You can play games, watch videos, and do practice from digital worksheets.
videos, digital worksheets for practice, and digital games with comparing and ordering numbers
Classroom Codes to Join Digital Programs
(students create books they can have published as a hard back or paperback book for a fee)
our class code is 1234
*link to join Quizlet
*link to join Edmodo
Edmodo group code: kzius5
*link to join Prodigy
*Prodigy class code: E501D8
*link to Scholastic Book Club
class code: RD9QJ
Class Code to join Flocabulary: 3SBHZZ
* your password is your normal password plus your first and last initial
Class Code to join Edulastic: 5F13C
Class Code: kzius5 This week: I am so glad that you are in my classroom. Write a few sentences to tell me what you like about school so far. Don't forget to capitalize the first word in your sentence and use the correct end mark.