Monday, November 30, 2015

Updates 11/30/15

Milky Way Parents,

I hope that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and enjoyed the time with your kiddos! Thank you to all of you joined your kids for Thanksgiving lunch. We all enjoyed having you.

Reminders for this week:
Tuesday, December 1st – Picture Retakes
Wednesday, December 2nd – Early Release at 12:45 and Kona Ice
Sunday, December 6th – Family Fun Night at Barnes and Noble

This week we are learning:
Math
Subtraction
·         2 Digit
·         Regrouping
·         Problem Solving
·         Strategies
Place Value
·         3 digit
·         Written form, Expanded form, and Standard form
·         Base Ten blocks
Science
Force and Motion
·         Push
·         Pull
·         Gravity
·         Patterns of Movement
·         Changes in an object over time
·         Magnets
Social Studies
Discovery different Cultures that shape local communities
·         How communities celebrate their cultural heritages
Word Study
Work Skills and Handwriting instead of word study
Reading
Non-fiction
·         Text Features
·         Main Idea
·         Questions
·         Predictions
·         Summary
Writing
Personal Narrative
·         Brainstorming
·         Drafting
·         Editing/Revising
·         Publishing
The Writing Process
Read Aloud
Hello Mrs. Piggle Wiggle

Have a great week and let me know if you need anything.

Thanks,

Miss Williams

Updates 11/15/15

Milky Way Parents,

Thank you so much for all you do at home with your child! I hope that you had a nice weekend! We have a busy week ahead of us. Let me know if you have questions.

Reminders for this week:
Thursday, November 19th – Thanksgiving Day Meal at 11:30
Friday, November 20th – Groovy O Rama
November 23rd – 27th – Thanksgiving Holiday – No School
This week we are learning:
Math
Subtraction
·         2 Digit
·         Regrouping
·         Problem Solving
·         Strategies
Science
Force and Motion
·         Push
·         Pull
·         Gravity
·         Patterns of Movement
·         Changes in an object over time
Social Studies
Discovery different Cultures that shape local communities
·         How communities celebrate their cultural heritages
Word Study
Work Skills and Handwriting instead of word study
Reading
Non-fiction
·         Text Features
·         Main Idea
·         Questions
Writing
Personal Narrative
·         Brainstorming
·         Drafting
·         Editing/Revising
·         Publishing
The Writing Process
Read Aloud
Hello Mrs. Piggle Wiggle

Have a wonderful week and Thanksgiving Holiday,


Miss Williams

Monday, November 2, 2015

Updates 11/2/15

Milky Way Parents,

I hope that you enjoyed your weekend. We have a fun week of learning ahead of us.

We have wrapped up our PBL We Can Build It project and the kiddos are ready to share them with you. We would love for you to come to our classroom Friday from 8:00-8:20 to see them. We hope that you can make it!

Report Cards will go home in your child’s Thursday folder on Thursday. I am so proud of all of their hard work this last nine weeks. Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

Reminders for this week:
Wednesday, November 4th – Flu Mist offered for students
Friday, November 6th – Fifth Grade Colonial Market

This week we are learning:

Math
Time
·         AM and PM
·         Reading time to the nearest minute
·         Analog and digital
Science
Patterns Over Time – Objects in the Sky
·         Moon, Sun, and clouds
·         Changes over time
·         Patterns
Social Studies
Discovery different Cultures that shape local communities
·         How communities celebrate their cultural heritages
Word Study
New Word Study
Reading
Comprehension
·         Visualization
Non-fiction
·         Text Features
·         Main Idea
Writing
Personal Narrative
·         Brainstorming
·         Drafting
·         Editing/Revising
·         Publishing
The Writing Process
Read Aloud
Hello Mrs. Piggle Wiggle

Have a great week,

Miss Williams