Monday, November 26, 2018

Updates 11/26/18

Hi Parents,


I hope that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving break with your family!


Reminders:
Monday, November 26th – Running Club & Writing Club
Thursday, November 29th – UIL Writing Practice


School Reminders:
  • Please join the PTA. We are trying to have 100% participation.  
  • Our Box Tops for Education collection drive has begun!  Please send in your Box Tops to your child's teacher. This year's contest will run from September 12th - February 15th. 
  • Passport to Adventure (also known as Literacy/ Cultural night) is Thursday, December 6th 5-7pm.  WE NEED COUNTRIES REPRESENTED!!! So far we have Mexico, Brazil, Philippines, Taiwan, India, Canada, Germany and Puerto Rico.  Please contact Girlie Luna at girlieluna@gmail.com.

This week we are learning:
Math
Addition and Subtraction
  • Two Digit
  • Regrouping
  • Strategies
  • Problem Solving
Science and Social Studies
Rocks
  • We can describe how rocks differ in size by measuring or estimating size.
  • We can use our sense of touch to observe, describe, and compare how rocks have different textures.
  • We can use our sense of sight to observe, describe, and compare how rocks have different colors and visual characteristics.
Reading
Author Study - Robert Munch Books
  • Repetition
  • Onomonopieia 
  • Main characters
  • Funny Plots
  • Special type in texts
Writing
Personal Narratives
  • Draft
  • Edit
  • Revise
Word Study
Individual Word Sorts
Read Aloud
Spiderwick Chronicles Book 3


Have a fantastic week!

Mrs. Gentry

Monday, November 12, 2018

Updates 11/12/18

Hi Parents,


I hope that you had a wonderful weekend!


Reminders:
Monday, November 12th – Veteran’s Day Program & Writing Club
Thursday, November 15th – Thanksgiving Day Lunch, UIL Writing Practice, Technology Club, and Garden Club
November 19th -23rd - No School/ Thanksgiving Break
School Reminders:
  • Please join the PTA. We are trying to have 100% participation.  
  • Our Box Tops for Education collection drive has begun!  Please send in your Box Tops to your child's teacher. This year's contest will run from September 12th - February 15th. 
  • Annual Food Drive - Help your local food pantry by donating canned & non-perishable food. Starting November 1st - November 12th.  Drop off at any elementary, middle, or high school in RRISD. Click here for details.

This week we are learning:
Math
Time
Reading and writing time to the nearest one minute increment
Digital and Analog Clocks
AM and PM
Science and Social Studies
Force and Motion
Objects can move and change position over time.
The motion of objects can be predicted, observed, traced, and described.
Patterns of motion can include sliding, rolling, or spinning.
Veteran’s Day
Reading
Author Study - Robert Munch Books
Writing
Procedural Texts
Read Aloud
Spiderwick Chronicles Book 2


Have a great week and Happy Thanksgiving!

Mrs. Gentry

Monday, November 5, 2018

Updates 11/5/18

Hi Parents,


Thank you to all of you who returned your child’s report card signed. I received 13 of them this morning. If you still have not signed your child’s report card and sent it in, please do so. Let me know if you have any questions.


Reminders:
Monday, November 5th – Running Club & TAG Testing Information Night
Tuesday, November 6th - PTA Meeting
Thursday, November 1st – UIL Writing Practice


School Reminders:

  • Please join the PTA. We are trying to have 100% participation.  
  • Our Box Tops for Education collection drive has begun!  Please send in your Box Tops to your child's teacher. This year's contest will run from September 12th - February 15th. 
  • Annual Food Drive - Help your local food pantry by donating canned & non-perishable food. Starting November 1st - November 12th.  Drop off at any elementary, middle, or high school in RRISD. Click here for details.
  • Veterans Day Program - All veterans and current military members are cordially invited to attend our Veterans Day Program on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 8:15 am and 9:00 am. Please click here for details.
  • TAG Referral and Testing Meeting - Save the date and please join us Monday, November 5 from 5:30 to 6:00 in the FCE library to learn more about the district’s Advanced Academic Services. This meeting is for parents whose students are not currently receiving TAG services at Forest Creek. Mrs. Angell and Mrs. Jezisek will share details regarding the district’s Referral, Screening, and Placement for Talented and Gifted Services. This meeting is for parents only; childcare will not be available.
This week we are learning:
Math
Time
Reading and writing time to the nearest one minute increment
Digital and Analog Clocks
AM and PM
Science and Social Studies
Force and Motion
Objects can move and change position over time.
The motion of objects can be predicted, observed, traced, and described.
Patterns of motion can include sliding, rolling, or spinning.
Election
Reading
Non-Fiction and Biographies
Writing
Biography Research
Read Aloud
Spiderwick Chronicles Book 1


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


Mrs. Gentry