Catching Up With Castro's Class
November 12th, 2013
In this newsletter you can find updates about what we are learning in class, pictures of our latest learning experiences, and updates about Lake Murray. I hope you have a great rest of the week!
English Language Arts
Reading Goals- We have come to the end of our second reading goal. The students will bring home their rubric tonight and go over how they will be graded with you. I have told them that someone at home must sign the rubric showing that you talked about it together. In a week or so we will be creating goal number 3!
Writing- Students have finished up their opinion writings on a global topic. These wonderful writings are hanging in our hallway. To accompany their writings the students created a Pic Collage that would show their main points. You can see their pic collages by clicking the Smilebox Playback link below.
Timed Multiplication Quizzes- We are already on our 7's quiz and will continue with 8's next week! The students are doing GREAT!
Science and Social Studies
Social Studies- We have finished up explorers and starting learning about the colony of Carolina today. During this unit we will study how the royal government developed the Carolina colony and how different groups of settlers affected the development and culture of Carolina. You can always check your student's expandable for notes on what we are learning in Social Studies if you want to review at home OR if you just want to talk to them about what they are learning.
Dates to Remember
November 12-14- Book Fair
November 20th- Early Release Day
November 21st- Spirit Night at El Poblano
November 27th-29th- Thanksgiving Holiday