C11 Super Citizen Schedule for 2012-2013
Monday, August 24 - Friday. August 28, 2015
B-6 Parents and Students:
This week be sure to look through your student’s white envelope, as there are several flyers and student work samples.
Next week we will have our first two tests. One will be math on Tuesday, the other Social Studies Chapter 1 on Wednesday. I will be working with the students Monday and Tuesday, reviewing concepts, and talking about how to study.
Thank you all for coming to Back to School Night The night goes far too fast, but I appreciate your attendance & attention - you have a great bunch of students!
This week’s agenda included:
Math: Students continued work on place value concepts and understanding 5 and 6 digit numbers.
Literature: The students studied of the story “Akiak”, focusing on author purpose and answering text dependent questions.
Writing: The week’s writing task was a continuation of generating ideas for personal narratives, and turning one seed idea into a narrative.
Social Studies: Students began chapter 1, California Land and People.
Science: Students participated in science lab, learning to read and constructing a contour map.
Agenda for August 31 - September 4:
Math: Students will complete place value unit; test is Tuesday. We will begin unit two, addition and subtraction of larger numbers.
Literature: The students will complete “MUSH!”—focus will be Author’s Purpose and continuing close reading skills. We will begin an analysis of “Lemonade Wars”.
Writing: Students will complete this three-week narrative unit. They will select a seed idea, generate a draft, edit, review, and publish a narrative.
Social Studies: Students will complete Chapter 1, California Land and People; test is THURSDAY (this is a change! I thought it was Wednesday, but after planning today, I decided to push it out a day).
Science: We will begin Chapter 1, Electricity.
Reminders & Looking Ahead
No school Monday, September 7 - Labor Day holiday
Our goal is for every fourth-grade student to complete Lexia Level 16 before the end of the school year. B-5 works toward this goal during computer lab, but these students went an extra mile. We are proud of the following student-scholars who worked hard, not only in class, but also at home on their own time to complete this goal. We are grateful for their effort and acknowledge their accomplishment with pride.
Congratulations to the following B-5 Scholars, members of the Zero Club!
The B-5 Zero Club
Wen Wen (Joyce) Gu
* indicates completion of Core 5 program—through fifth grade
Ideas for family field trips that connect with our curriculum
Put 4th grade homework here
August 14, 2013
Welcome to third grade in B-8! It is exciting to see new faces after a relaxing summer vacation. This is my second year teaching third grade, and I am so excited that I will be working with your child to ensure a fun and successful third grade learning experience.
This week, students and I will be getting to know each other and establish some classroom rules and routines. Don’t be surprised to see how much learning your child is required to do this year! As the third grade curriculum is filled with so many new concepts to learn, we will jump into studying the units in math and language arts this week. The official spelling test will begin next week.
Homework will be sent home with your child this week to help your child quickly adjust to the new school year. Successfully completing neat and organized homework on time is expected in third grade, and your child may need additional support and help from you. Homework is due the next day, and students are required to bring in their homework planner each day. Please review your child’s daily homework written on the homework planner and make sure that you sign the portion that describes about the homework from the planner each day. You may also write comments in the homework planner.
Back to School Night is on Tuesday, August 31st. Please mark your calendar for this important event. More information about Back To School Night will be sent home to you next week.
I believe the importance of teacher and parent communication. Please fill in and return the Parent Contact form to school by the end of this week. I will be e-mailing the monthly newsletter to let you know about current activities, units of study, and other important information that is occurring in class at the beginning of the month. Please let me know if you prefer to receive a hard copy of the class newsletter each month.
The 3rd grade school supplies that you ordered in advance through Graystone has been delivered to class. The class needs hand sanitizers, disinfecting wipes, red pens, and post-its (3”x3”). These items were not listed in the school supply list and will be used in class through out the year. If you wish to donate any of these items, you may bring it to school. Any donation is greatly appreciated.
I am looking forward to meeting you and getting to know your child. There will be tremendous learning happening in class, and I believe it will be a rewarding year for all of us.
put 3rd grade homework here
The following websites are useful for student research and exploration.
Here is my weekly newsletter
PLEASE PRINT THESE IF YOU EVER MISPLACE THE ORIGINAL SENT HOME IN MONTHLY PACKET:
Here are some useful links
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