I hope the New Year has started off well for everyone! My students have been working hard since they returned from Winter Break!
Writing- Students have started editing and revising writing that they have written over the last several weeks. They are choosing the ones they want to include in their treasures books, and are copying them into their books as they are ready. Treasure Books will go out to the publisher in March and we will have them displayed for you to see at the Arts and Writer’s Fair on April 26th!
Science Fair- We will begin work on our class science fair project in the next week so it will be ready. We are very excited about it so I will include pictures soon.
Feb. 7th- Class Photo Day and Honor Roll/Reading Assembly
Feb. 10th- RIF
Feb. 20th- No School- President’s Day
Feb. 23rd- Science Fair
If you have any questions or concerns, please be sure to contact me either by e-mail, phone, or in person before or after school.
Thank you for all of your support.
December 15-19, 2008
This week did not follow our usual routine, but our week was full of exciting events. We went swimming everyday at
In Discovery Lab, we did experiments making a sail for a sailboat using foil, tissue paper, wax paper, and straws. We could only use 3 items and had to design and test our sails to see how they worked out. It was fun and required team work.
We saw a fantastic version if Hansel and Gretel put on by Theatro de la Luna. It was a bilingual version, mostly in Spanish, and the actors were great. Parts were a little scary, but parts were also very funny so even though we had all read the story before, we loved this version very much.
We had an active week with more interesting work in Math, a fun Gingerbread Cookie activity with Ms. Nancy and Ms. Lindsay, and the Winter Concert put on by the 5th Grade Chorus. We also had some extra help in the classroom from Ms. Maria. Although she was only here for a week, she worked us with on all kinds of things and was a great help.
We are still working on Money this week; identifying, counting, sorting, and playing fun games with it. Next week, we will start on studying Time; telling time to the hour, half-hour, quarter-hour, and eventually minutes.
Remember, next week is our turn to go swimming at the new indoor pool at