Jun 04

Week of 6/4

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – Chocolate Fever novel study
Math – review activities
Social studies/science – creating board games on units we have studied

Important Dates!
June 4th and 5th: Henrico Assessment Test (HATs) – Math
June 8th: Fun Run!
June 15th: Last day/half day of school

SCA Spirit Week (participation is optional)
June 4th: Mix it up Monday – wear your pajamas
June 5th: Tie Dye Tuesday – wear something tie dye
June 6th: Workout Wednesday – wear athletic clothes
June 7th: T-shirt Thursday – wear your green class t-shirt
June 8th: Fun Run! – wear your white fun run shirt (these will be sent home with students on June 7th)

THANK YOU to all of the parents who volunteered to help at field day! Everyone had a great time =)

 

**Challenge: Write 3 sentences about your favorite part of Field Day!

May 29

Week of 5/29

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts: HATs review
Math: HATs review
Social Studies: economics

Important Dates!
Thursday, May 31st- Economics test

May 30th and 31st – Reading parts 1 and 2

Friday, June 1st- Field Day!

Henrico Assessment Test (HATs) Dates
May 30th and 31st – Reading parts 1 and 2
June 4th and 5th – Math parts 1 and 2

 

**Challenge- Bring me a list of 5 things that are about 1 foot long

May 21

Week of 5/21

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts: Benchmark review
Math: Measurement (length and weight)
Social Studies: Economics

Important Dates!
Friday, May 25th: Measurement Test
Monday, May 28th: Memorial Day – No School!

Friday, June 1st: Field Day!

Henrico Assessment Test (HATs) Dates
May 30th and 31st – Reading parts 1 and 2
June 4th and 5th – Math parts 1 and 2

 

**Challenge: Make a list of 5 needs and 5 wants.

May 13

Week of 5/14

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts: Benchmark test review; F&P testing
Math: Measurement
Science: finish Life Cycles
Social Studies: begin Economics

Important Dates!
Tuesday, May 15th: Life Cycles Test

Friday, May 18th: Scholastic Order Due
Monday, May 28th: Memorial Day – No School!

Henrico Assessment Test (HATs) Dates
May 30th and 31st – Reading parts 1 and 2
June 4th and 5th – Math parts 1 and 2

Thank you for all of the special treats and gifts this past week! I appreciate your thoughtfulness!!

Mrs. Smith, our Colonial Trail art teacher, is collecting some interesting items to be used in the art room this spring and next fall. Please consider donating any of the following items to be used by the children in their art classes. Feel free to collect these supplies during the summer and send them in the fall as well. Your trash is our treasure!! Thanks for all of your help! Old CDs, Felt, Yarn, Fabric Scraps, Beads or old Necklaces, 4 oz Elmers Glue Bottles, Cheap White Paper Plates, Styrofoam or Plastic Egg Cartons, Empty Toilet Tissue and Paper Towel Rolls, Newspaper

May 07

Week of 5/7

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – PALS Testing and Benchmark Review
Math – Geometric Shapes and Symmetry
Science – Life Cycles

Important Dates!
May 9th: CTES Blood Drive (please contact Mrs. Reece to schedule an appointment)
May 11th: Geometry/Symmetry Quiz
May 15th: Life Cycles Test & Scholastic Book Orders due

Henrico Assessment Test (HATs) Dates
May 30th and 31st – Reading parts 1 and 2
June 4th and 5th – Math parts 1 and 2

Mrs. Smith, our Colonial Trail art teacher, is collecting some interesting items to be used in the art room this spring and next fall. Please consider donating any of the following items to be used by the children in their art classes. Feel free to collect these supplies during the summer and send them in the fall as well. Your trash is our treasure!! Thanks for all of your help! Old CDs, Felt, Yarn, Fabric Scraps, Beads or old Necklaces, 4 oz Elmers Glue Bottles, Cheap White Paper Plates, Styrofoam or Plastic Egg Cartons, Empty Toilet Tissue and Paper Towel Rolls, Newspaper

Apr 30

Week of 4/30

What are we learning about this week?
Language arts: dictionary skills, PALS testing
Math: finish money, begin geometric shapes
Science: animal life cycles (butterfly, frog, white tailed deer)

Important dates…

April 30- Report Cards go home- please return signed envelope

May 1st: Money/Time Test; Go Nuts for Reading at the Diamond
May 9th: CTES Blood Drive (please contact Mrs. Reece to schedule an appointment)

Apr 23

Week of 4/23

What are we learning this week?
Language arts – character traits (also a variety of SOLs to begin reading benchmark review)
Math – Money (counting coins up to $2.00 and comparing values)
Social Studies – China and Egypt

Important Dates!
April 23rd: Picture Day and Egypt Quiz
April 24th: Money Quiz
April 27th: China and Egypt Test
April 30th: Report Cards send home (please return signed envelope only)
May 1st: Money and Time Test AND Go Nuts for Reading- 5:30 @ Diamond

 

**Challenge: How many ways can you make $1.00? Write down at least 5**

 

Apr 16

Week of 4/16

What are we learning about this week?
Language Arts: character traits
Math: money
Social Studies: Ancient China and Egypt

Important dates…
Monday, April 16th: Half day of school and Quiz on China

Wednesday, April 18th – Spirit Night at Buffalo Wild Wings
Thursday, April 19th: Kindergarten registration (please share in the community)
Friday, April 20th: Career Day at CTES!
Monday, April 23rd: Spring picture day (details coming soon…)
Monday, April 30th: Report Cards sent home

 

**Challenge- Write your own money word problem and see if you can stump Ms. Willis!**

Apr 09

Week of 4/9

What are we learning about this week?
Language Arts: possessive nouns
Math: multi-step word problems
Social Studies: Ancient China

Important dates…

Monday, April 9th: Field Trip to Henricus Park (wear blue class t-shirts and comfortable walking shoes, bring a paper bag lunch from home unless you have pre-ordered a lunch from the cafeteria)

Monday, April 16th: Half Day of School for students

 

**Challenge- In 3 complete sentences, tell me what you did over break!***

Mar 26

Week of 3/26

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts:  real world text and compound words
Math:  comparing fractions
Social Studies:  beginning study of China and Egypt after spring break

Important dates…
Thursday, March 29th:  Second Grade Music Performance (wear blue class t-shirt, jeans, and arrive at 6:30p)
Friday, March 30th:  Last day to send in form/money for field trip
April 2nd – 6th:  Spring Break – School closed
Monday, April 9th:  Field trip to Henricus Park

 

**Challenge** Blake bakes a pizza to share with his 4 friends. Draw a picture to illustrate how the pizza will be cut into fractions to share.  (Make your pizza colorful and include toppings!)