Monthly Newsletter

Monthly Newsletter
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May

 Upcoming Events:   

  • May 5th - Cinco De Mayo/Progress Reports come home
  • May 8th - HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!
  • May 13th - Early Release Day at 1:00
  • May 27th - May 30th - No School/Memorial Day Holiday                                 

March Birthdays:
  • Claire Hollar - May 12th
  • Matthew Peterson - May 29th
Swinging Into Our Studies:
Math
  • Geometry - 2D and 3D shapes - Polygons, quadralaterals - Congruent and Symmetrical figures - Transformations (flips, slides, and turns).

Writing

  • Author's as Mentors - Looking at how an author uses various techniques to make his/her writing stronger.
  • Word Works - Practicing Word Wall Words(WWW)
  • Focusing on:
    • Capitalization
    • Punctuation
    • Spelling our WWW correctly
    • Adding detail
    • Staying on Topic
    • Handwriting
    • Spacing
Science
  • Life Cycles - Looking at the life cycle of a butterfly and how it relates to other life cycles.

Reading/Guided Reading

  • Novel Studies -Reading/Comprehending, making inferences, drawing conclusions, comparing/contrasting, and describing new concepts in own words.
  • Drama - Reader's Theatre - Narrator, setting, plot, etc.
A Note from the Teacher:
I hope you all have a fabulous Mother's Day and I look forward to finishing out the last full month of the school year with these fabulous students!