This week’s special events:
NEA READ ACROSS AMERICA WEEK:
To celebrate reading and Dr. Seuss’ birthday we are having a SPIRIT WEEK! Here are the details:
Monday 2/27 – Crazy socks for FOX IN SOCKS
Tuesday 2/28 – Wear Stripes and/or your favorite hat for THE CAT IN THE HAT
Wednesday 3/1 – Wear clothes backwards/mismatched for WACKY WEDNESDAY
Thursday 3/2 ( Dr. Seuss’ Birthday) – Wear green for GREEN EGGS AND HAM
Friday 3/3 – Wear red and/or blue for ONE FISH, TWO FISH
Friday, March 10 – Student Early Release, 12:15
March 13, 15 and 16 – Parent – Teacher conferences
Wednesday, March 22 – Butter Braid Fundraiser pick up 3 – 4:30
March 31 – April 7 – Spring Break
This week in class:
Math: Story Problems
Reading: The students are now reading historical fiction on their own.
Read a loud: The Witch of Blackbird Pond and Johnny Tremain
Writing: The class will list possible ideas for historical fiction and create timelines to see if the ideas have what is needed to write a story.
History: Things heat up in Boston!
Weekly Vocabulary Word: Organize – To arrange things, to classify or order
Homework: Tuesday, math Wednesday, spelling, and Thursday, math. The students are encouraged to read 20 – 30 minutes a night.
***A great idea to help students sharpen their skills is to use Study Island or Moby Max. Each student has a log in and both can be accessed at home.