Good Luck Cooper! He will represent our class in the school-wide Spelling Bee on Wednesday. PLEASE JOIN the PTA. You do not have to pay anything (unless you would like to). https://colonialtrailpta.membershiptoolkit.com/whyjoinou
It’s SCA School Spirit Week! (Participation optional.) Mustache Monday, Dress Like a Teacher Tuesday, Wed dress like a Hero or Villain, Throwback Thurs dress from favorite decade, Friday wear Pajamas (no slippers).
Monday is yet another 1/2 day
This week “at a glance”:
Reading: Nonfiction text features, Cold Read test on Friday. BOOK REPORTS due Mon 12/16. Read the “I Live in a Refugee Camp” article in StoryWorks. This article will be used to identify various text features and for a comprehension quiz next week.
Vocab: Quiz Tuesday , week 7.
Writing: Elf writing project, indenting, topic sentences, paragraph structure
Math: Long Division. TEST Thurs on Multiplication.
Science: Solar System. Characteristics of planets. Revolution vs rotation. Early astronomers, moon phases. Quiz Fri on the Flashcards/vocab. Test next week
Mon. 12/9: HALF day. We will have PE. Solar System Quiz. Students will need to know the order of the planets by distance from the sun, and be able to list them by size.
Tues. 12/10: Week 7 vocab and spelling quiz
Wed. 12/11: School Spelling Bee. Go Cooper!!!
Thurs. 12/12: Multiplication TEST, 5th grade performance/assemble in afternoon
Fri. 12/13: Reading Test, Science note card/vocab quiz, cool moon Oreo activity. BRING a BLANKET and pillow! Kids have earned a special movie time as a reward for reaching the end of the “Compliment Chain”!
Mon 12/16: Book Reports due!! Bring everything in and be ready to present. Smencils for sale
Tues 12/17: Solar System TEST, Smencils for sale
Wed. 12/18: Young Scientist lesson, Storyworks comprehension quiz
Thurs. 12/19: Storyworks Quiz Refugee Camp article
Friday 12/20: Last day of school before Winter Break, Winter Party 11:45 – 1:00. Tacky Sweater/Holiday attire
WHEW! So many activities this time of year! Forgive me if I have missed anything!!