What's New in Mrs. Carter's Class?

Week of November 16th

Please bring a toy Monday

We are starting a new unit on Scientific and Technical Inventions. Our unit is called "Toy Time". This is a cross-curricular unit, and we need your help! Please send in a toy to school. Click the link below for the items needed. Thanks.

What are we reading this week?

We will be reading Toys! Amazing Stories Behind Some Great Inventions by: Don Wulffson starting November 16th. Please purchase this book.


This week's I can statements:

I can identify and use prepositions accurately.

I can draw inferences and understand informational texts.

I can read closely and find answers explicitly in text.

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Human Societies I Can Statements:

I can analyze causes, course, and consequences of the Spanish American War including:

- yellow journalism

- USS Maine

- Rough Riders

- Imperialism

I can also understand the people and events of the Gilded Age.

Please donate the following items to our classroom as cold and flu season approaches:

Clorox/ Lysol Wipes

Cleaner Spray

Glue Sticks


Index Cards


Your child should be reading at least one chapter of Toys each night. Your child will also be getting vocabulary homework to complete. It is due on Thursday.

Books we will be reading for the remainder of the School Year

Nov 16 – Dec 17

Scientific and Technical Innovation

Toys: Amazing Stories Behind Some Great Inventions by Wulffson

Jan 6 – Feb 5

Globalization and Sustainability

Tuck Everlasting by Babbitt

Feb 8 – Mar 15

Fairness and Development

Number the Stars by Lowry

Mar 29 – May 24

Fairness and Development

The Watsons Go To Birmingham by Curtis

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