Blog Update for the week of March 9-13

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts.
Phonetic strategies – suffix – ful and less
Math – The student will name and write fractions represented by a set, region, or length model for halves, fourths, eighths, thirds, and sixths.
Social Studies – The student will describe how the contributions of selected individuals changed the lives of the Americans, with emphasis on Benjamin Franklin, George Washington Carver, Thurgood Marshall, Jackie Robinson, Helen Keller, and Rosa Parks.
Science – The student will investigate and understand that matter can exist in different phases.
Upcoming dates…
Tuesday, March 10 – Social Studies – Famous Americans Quiz
Wednesday, March 11 – Picture Day – send in group picture money only.
Thursday, March 12 – Symphony field trip
Friday, March 13 – Career Day

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Blog Update for the week of March 2-6

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts.
Phonetic strategies – suffix – ed and ing
Math – The student will tell time and write time to the nearest five minutes, using analog and digital clocks. The student will read temperature to the nearest 10 degrees.
Social Studies – The student will describe how the contributions of selected individuals changed the lives of the Americans, with emphasis on Benjamin Franklin, George Washington Carver, Thurgood Marshall, Jackie Robinson, Helen Keller, and Rosa Parks.
Upcoming dates…
Monday, March 2 – Friday, March 6 – CTES celebrates Dr. Seuss
Tuesday, March 3 – No School
Wednesday, March 4 – Math – Telling Time Test
Tuesday, March 10 – Social Studies – Famous Americans Quiz

 

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Blog Update for the week of February 24-28

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – The student will use inferencing skills to draw conclusions in nonfiction text.
Phonetic strategies – suffix – er and est
Math – The student will tell time and write time to the nearest five minutes, using analog and digital clocks.
Social Studies – The student will describe how the contributions of selected individuals changed the lives of the Americans, with emphasis on Benjamin Franklin, George Washington Carver, Thurgood Marshall, Jackie Robinson, Helen Keller, and Rosa Parks.
Upcoming dates…
Thursday, February 27 – Heritage Night
Tuesday, March 3 – No School
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Blog Update for the week of February 17-21

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – Use apostrophes in contractions and possessives.
Phonetic strategies – suffix – y and ly
Math – The student will tell time and write time to the nearest five minutes, using analog and digital clocks.
Social Studies – The student will describe how the contributions of selected individuals changed the lives of the Americans, with emphasis on Abraham Lincoln and George Washington.
Upcoming dates…
Monday, February 17- Student Half Day
Tuesday, February 18 – Native American Test
Thursday, February 27 – Heritage Night
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Blog Update for the week of Feb. 10-14

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – Describe characters, setting, and plot events in fiction and poetry.
Phonetic strategies – prefix – mis and dis
Math – The student will use data from probability experiments to predict outcomes when the experiment is repeated.
Social Studies – The student will locate and describe the relationship between the environment and culture of the Powhatan, Lakota, and Pueblo.
Upcoming dates…
Tuesday, February 11 – American Indian Projects due
Thursday, Feb. 13 – Student Led Conferences – 3:30-5:30
Friday, Feb. 14 – Math – Probability Quiz
Friday, Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day Exchange
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Heritage Night

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

Go Cubs!!

Heather Kirschner

CTES PTA President

 

Blog Update for the week of February 3-7

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – Describe characters, setting, and plot events in fiction and poetry.
Phonetic strategies – prefix – re
Math – estimating sums and differences, determining sums and differences using various methods, and creating and solving single and two-step practical problems involving addition and subtraction.
Social Studies – locate and describe the relationship between the environment and culture of The Powhatan of the Eastern Woodlands, the Lakota of the Plains, and the Pueblo Indians of the Southwest.
Upcoming dates…
Monday, Feb. 3 and Tuesday, Feb. 4 – Math Benchmark
Thursday, Feb. 6 – Math Unit Test – addition and subtraction with and without regrouping
Friday, Feb. 7 – Pueblo Quiz
Tuesday, February 11 – American Indian Projects due
Thursday, Feb. 13 – Student Led Conferences – 3:30-5:30
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Blog Update for the week of January 28-31

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – Benchmark Review
Phonetic strategies – prefix – un
Math – Benchmark Review
Social Studies – locate and describe the relationship between the environment and culture of The Powhatan of the Eastern Woodlands, the Lakota of the Plains, and the Pueblo Indians of the Southwest.
Upcoming dates…
Thursday, January 30 – Spirit Night at Longhorn 4-9
Thursday, Jan. 30 and Friday, Jan. 31 – Reading Benchmark
Friday, Jan. 31 – Lakota/Sioux quiz
Monday, Feb. 3 and Tuesday, Feb. 4 – Math Benchmark
Tuesday, February 11 – American Indian Projects due

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Blog Update for the week of January 21-24

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – Use word-reference materials including dictionaries, glossaries, and indices.
Phonetic strategies – Vowel Patterns – ire/ore
Math – Determine sums and differences using various methods, create and solve single step and two step practical problems involving addition and subtraction. Discuss estimating sums and differences and how rounding can be helpful when solving addition and subtraction problems.
Social Studies – locate and describe the relationship between the environment and culture of The Powhatan of the Eastern Woodlands, the Lakota of the Plains, and the Pueblo Indians of the Southwest.

Upcoming dates…
Wednesday, January 22 – Powhatan Quiz
Monday, January 27 – No School – Student Holiday/Staff Planning Day
Thursday, January 30 – Spirit Night at Longhorn 4-9
Thursday, Jan. 30 and Friday, Jan. 31 – Reading Benchmark
Monday, Feb. 3 and Tuesday, Feb. 4  – Math Benchmark
Tuesday, February 11 – American Indian Projects due

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Blog Update for the week of January 13-17

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – Ask and answer questions using the text for support, Use word-reference materials including dictionaries, glossaries, and indices.
Phonetic strategies – Vowel Patterns – ear-eer
Math – Determine sums and differences using various methods, create and solve single step and two step practical problems involving addition and subtraction.
Science – Plants and Animals are interdependent with their living and nonliving surroundings, an animal’s habitat provides all of its basic needs, habitats change over time due to many influences.
Social Studies – locate and describe the relationship between the environment and culture of The Powhatan of the Eastern Woodlands, the Lakota of the Plains, and the Pueblo Indians of the Southwest.

Upcoming dates…
Friday, January 17 – Subtraction with regrouping quiz
Monday, January 20 – No School – Martin Luther King Holiday
Monday, January 27 – No School – Student Holiday/Staff Planning Day
Thursday, January 30 – Spirit Night at Longhorn 4-9
Thursday, Jan. 30 and Friday, Jan. 31 – Reading Benchmark
Monday, Feb. 3 and Tuesday, Feb. 4  – Math Benchmark
Tuesday, February 11 – American Indian Projects due

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