Week of March 9th

What are we learning this week?
Language arts – poetry and figurative language
Math – transformations
Science – electricity (4th grade review)

Important dates…
Wednesday, March 11th – Electricity Quiz and PICTURE DAY!
Friday, March 13th – Career Day
Thursday, March 26th – Spring Art Showcase, 6:30 – 7:30
Monday, March 30th – Half day of school

Week of March 2nd

What are we learning?
Language Arts – poetry; figurative language
Math – geometry, angles and triangles
Science – force & motion; electricity (4th grade review)

Important dates…
Tuesday, March 3rd – Student Holiday, No School!
Wednesday, March 4th – Force & Motion Quiz

Dr. Seuss (optional) Dress Up Days!
March 2nd – Wear a hat to school
March 4th – Wear wacky, mismatched clothes
March 5th – Wear a souvenir shirt from a place you’ve visited
March 6th – Dress up as your favorite Dr. Seuss character

Week of February 24th

What are we learning this week?
Language arts – cause and effect with fiction, descriptive writing
Math – patterns
Science – matter

Important dates…
Tuesday, February 25th – Math Test on Patterns
Wednesday, February 26th – Science Test on Matter
Thursday, February 27th – Family Life (please send in signed form if your student WILL NOT participate)
Thursday, February 27th – Heritage Night from 6 – 8p CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP
Friday, February 28th – Root Word Quiz #2 (link to study is on my language arts page)
Tuesday, March 3rd – Student Holiday, No School!

Week of February 17th

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – cause and effect, descriptive writing
Math – number patterns
Science – matter

Important dates…
Monday, Feb. 17th – Half day of school!
Wednesday, Feb. 19th – Matter Quiz
Thursday, Feb. 20th – Root Words Quiz
Friday, Feb. 21st – Return school picture packet OR payment by this date
Tuesday, Feb. 25th – Math Test on Number Patterns
Wednesday, Feb. 26th – Science Test on Matter
Thursday, Feb. 27th – Heritage Night from 6 – 8 pm

Please return your signed report card envelope and your signed middle school course selection sheet if you have not done so already. Thank you!

Week of February 10th

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – media messages
Math – variables
Science – matter

Important dates…
Monday, Feb. 10th – Report Cards Sent Home (please sign and return envelope only)
Thursday, Feb. 13th – Student Led Conferences, Click here to sign up
Friday, Feb. 14th – Math Test (probability, data, variables)
Friday, Feb. 14th – Valentine Day card exchange
Monday, Feb. 17th – Half day of school!

Please see below for an important message from the PTA…

Dear CTES Families, 

We’re excited to announce that our CTES Heritage Night will be on Thursday, February 27th from 6pm-8pm. Please click on the SignUp Genius link below to read about the event and to sign up to help us make it a success. We need support from our CTES Families to make this event amazing. So thank you in advance for your time and dedication!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0B45AAAE28A5FE3-heritage

Week of February 3rd

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – understanding media messages and use of fact/opinion
Math – benchmark testing, variable unit
Science – benchmark test review, starting matter unit

Important dates…
Monday, Feb. 3rd – Math Benchmark Test Part 1
Tuesday, Feb. 4th – Math Benchmark Test Part 2
Thursday, Feb. 6th – Science Benchmark Test
Monday, Feb. 10th – Report Cards Sent Home (please sign and return envelope only)
Thursday, Feb. 13th – Student Led Conferences, Click here to sign up
Monday, Feb. 17th – Half day of school!

Week of January 28th

Please note – Tuesday folders will come home on Wednesday, Jan. 29th this week. Thanks for your understanding!

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – benchmark test review
Math – mean, median, mode & range (and benchmark test review)
Social Studies – Northeast region
Science – benchmark test review

Important dates…
Wednesday, Jan. 29th – Northeast States, Capitals, and Abbreviations Quiz
Thursday, Jan. 30th – Reading Benchmark Test: Part 1
Friday, Jan. 31st – Reading Benchmark Test: Part 2
Monday, Feb. 3rd – Math Benchmark Test: Part 1
Tuesday, Feb. 4th – Math Benchmark Test: Part 2
Thursday, Feb. 6th – Science Benchmark Test

 

Week of January 21st

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – 1st and 3rd person point of view; benchmark test review
Math – probability, data
Social Studies – Northeast region of the USA

Important dates…
Thursday, January 23rd – Northeast Region Vocab Quiz
Friday, January 24th – YMCA Aquatics Safety Field Trip
Monday, January 27th – Student Holiday; No School!

Benchmark Test Dates
Thursday, January 30th – Reading Part 1
Friday, January 31st – Reading Part 2
Monday, February 3rd – Math Part 1
Tuesday, February 4th – Math Part 2
Thursday, February 6th – Science

 

Week of January 13th

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – paired passages (comparing fiction/nonfiction), persuasive writing, prefixes, suffixes, roots
Math – fraction computation
Social Studies – finish SE region, start NE region

Important dates…
Wednesday, Jan. 15th – Southeast states, capitals, abbreviations quiz
Wednesday, Jan. 15th – Short Pump Middle School field trip, 9:15 – 11:15
Thursday, Jan. 16th – Math Test, SOL 5.6, Fraction Computation
Monday, Jan. 20th – MLK Holiday, No School!
Tuesday, Jan. 21st – PowerSchool Parent Portal opens for middle school course selections *please see all previous email/Connect Ed communication for directions
Friday, Jan. 24th – YMCA Aquatics Safety Field Trip *return all signed forms and payment by Jan. 17th
Monday, Jan. 27th – Student Holiday, No School!

Benchmark Test Dates
Thursday, January 30th – Reading Part 1
Friday, January 31st – Reading Part 2
Monday, February 3rd – Math Part 1
Tuesday, February 4th – Math Part 2
Thursday, February 6th – Science

 

Week of January 6th

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – comprehension of nonfiction texts; persuasive writing
Social Studies – Southeast Region of the United States
Math 5 for Dohrman – adding and subtracting fractions

Important dates…
Friday, Jan. 10th – Southeast Region Vocabulary Quiz
Monday, Jan. 20th – School closed, MLK Holiday
Monday, Jan. 27th – Student Holiday, No School!