• Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Dear Parents:

I hope to see you Thursday night for our Multicultural Night! The students have worked very hard on their Family Crests. They will be displayed in our hallway. The event will be from 630-730 pm.

A few updates:

-All money and permission slips for our trip to St. John’s Church is due Friday!

-Mystery Readers: thank you to the parents who have visited our class this year. If you are interested in stopping by to surprise your child as a Mystery Reader, please let me know a good day and time you are available. All school visitors must have a completed Volunteer Background Check on file in the office. Yes, the kids get very excited for reading at this age too!

Current Curriculum Focus:

Virginia Studies: VS 6:

-explaining why George Washington is called the “Father of Our Country” and James Madison is called the “Father of the Constitution”
-identifying the ideas of George Mason, as expressed in the Virginia Declaration of Rights and Thomas Jefferson as expressed in the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
-explaining the influence of geography and technological advances on the migration of Virginians into other states and western territories in the first half of the 1800s

Math: Fractions

-compare and order fractions and mixed numbers, with and without models
-represent equivalent fractions
-identify the division statement that represents a fraction, with models and in context
-adding and subtracting fractions, including mixed numbers with like and unlike denominators

Important Community Events & Reminders:
Feb. 21st                          Multicultural Night 6:30-7:30pm
March 1st                        Field Trip to St. John’s Church
March 28th                    Young Scientists
March 29th                     1/2 Day; End of 3rd Quarter
April 1st-5th                   Spring Break
April 22nd                       Easter Holiday
April 29th                        Field Trip to Pamplin Park
May 10th                          Recorder Concert 1:45pm


Have a great week, Kelly

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