Monday, January 30, 2017

Updates 1/30/17

Updates 1/30/17

Hi Parents,

I hope that you had a great weekend! Thank you for all your volunteering, support, and participation in Family Fun Night, Science Fair, Book Fair, and Math and Science Night last week.

Reminders:
Monday, January 30th – Writing Club and Running club after school
Thursday, February 2nd – Garden Clun and Scrabble Club after school
Friday, February 3rd – Wear Red Day
·         We are having another box top contest. Please them in by February 13th.
·         Reading Logs for the Schlitterbahn Read-a-thon are due February 17th.
·         Six Flags reading logs went home last week and are due February 24th.
·         Green Paw Gardeners are still collecting pull tabs. Send them in to Mrs. Loftis.
·         Girl STEM Festival is coming up February 25th.
This week we are learning:

Math
Measurement
·         Length using concrete models
·         Relationship between lengths
·         Distance on a number line
·         Length of objects to the nearest unit
·         Tools - Rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes
·         Inches, Feet, Yards, Meters, and Centimeters
Reading
Traditional Literature
·         Fables
·         Fairytales
·         Myths
·         Legends
·         Folktales
Writing
Personal Narratives
·         Drafting
·         Editing/ Revising
Science
Weather
·         Measuring, Recording, and Graphing weather information
·         Identifying the importance of weather and seasons
Social Studies
Settlement Patterns
·         Urban
·         Rural
·         Suburban
Word Study
New Word Study
Read Aloud
The Spiderwick Chronicles Book 2

Have a fantastic week!
Thanks,

Mrs. Gentry

Monday, January 23, 2017

1/23/17

Updates 1/23/17

Hi Parents,

Thank you so much for all your support and participation in Walk to Read, the UIL tournament, and the Forest Creek’s Got Talent Show. It’s so exciting to see the involvement on our campus for all these events! I hope to see you all at Math and Science Night this week.

Reminders:
·         Monday – Friday – Book Fair
·         Monday, January 23rd – Running Club after school
·         Wednesday, January 25th – Family Fun Night @ Chick-fil-A @ 5pm
·         Thursday, January 26th – Science Fair
·         Scrabble Club after school and
·         Math and Science Night @ 5pm

·         Science Fair is January 26th. The school still needs more volunteers. Volunteers are needed for the book fair as well.
·         We are having another box top contest. Please send them in by February 13th.
·         Reading Logs for the Schlitterbahn Read-a-thon are due February 17th.
·         Six Flags reading logs went home last week and are due February 24th.
·         Green Paw Gardeners are still collecting pull tabs. Send them in to Mrs. Loftis.
·         Girl STEM Festival is coming up February 25th.
This week we are learning:

Math
Measurement
·         Length using concrete models
·         Relationship between lengths
·         Distance on a number line
·         Length of objects to the nearest unit
·         Tools - Rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes
Reading
Prediction
Summary
Writing
Personal Narratives
·         Planning
·         Drafting
Editing/ Revising
Science
Bodies of Water
·         Salt Water
·         Freshwater
Social Studies
Settlement Patterns
·         Urban
·         Rural
·         Suburban
Word Study
New Word Study
Read Aloud
The Spiderwick Chronicles Book 1

Have a wonderful week and let me know if you need anything.
Thanks,

Mrs. Gentry

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Updates 1/17/17

Updates 1/17/17

Hi Parents,

I hope that you enjoyed your weekend. We have a busy, short week of learning ahead. Please remind your child to keep up with their nightly reading and homework. Thank you for all your of support at home, and let me know if you need anything.

Reminders:
Monday, January 6th – Student Holiday
Thursday, January 19th – Garden Club and Scrabble Club
Friday, January 20th – Walk to Read Event @ 1:15

·         Forest Creek’s Got Talent show is Friday, January 20th.

·         Walk to Read is January 20th at 1:15. Please continue to donate to Libraries of Love.

·         Science Fair is January 26th. The school still needs more volunteers. Volunteers are needed for the book fair as well.

·         We are having another box top contest. Please send them in by February 13th.

·         Reading Logs for the Schlitterbahn Read-a-thon are due February 17th.

·         Six Flags reading logs went home last week and are due February 24th.

·         Green Paw Gardeners are still collecting pull tabs. Send them in to Mrs. Loftis.

·         Girl STEM Festival is coming up February 25th.

This week we are learning:

Math
Money
·         Values of coins
·         Counting a collection of coins
·         Problem Solving
Addition and Subtraction
·         Strategies
·         Problem Solving
Reading
Nonfiction
·         Main Idea
·         Research
·         Biographies
Writing
Research
Persuasive Texts
Science
Rocks
·         Texture, size, color
Natural Resources vs. Manmade Resources
Social Studies
Presidents and Famous Americans
MLK Day
Word Study
New Word Study
Read Aloud
The Spiderwick Chronicles Book 1

Have a great week!
Thanks,

Mrs. Gentry

Monday, January 9, 2017

Updates 1/9/17

Hi Parents,

Happy New Year! I hope that you and your family had a wonderful winter break and great start back to school last week!

Reminders:
Monday, January 9th – Running Club after school
Tuesday, January 10th – PTA Meeting at 3:15
Thursday, January 12th – Scrabble Club
Friday, January 13th – Walk to Read Event at 1:15

This week we are learning:

Math
Money
·         Values of coins
·         Counting a collection of coins
Reading
Nonfiction
·         Main Idea
·         Research
Writing
Persuasive Texts
Science
Rocks
·         Texture, size, color
Natural Resources vs. Manmade Resouces
Social Studies
Presidents and Famous Americans
Word Study
New Word Study
Read Aloud
Hello, Mrs. Piggle Wiggle

Have a fantastic week and let me know if you need anything.
Thanks,

Mrs. Gentry