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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!)

Week of 3/19

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – pronouns
Math – fractions
Science – magnets

Important Dates!
Friday, March 23rd: Magnets Test
Thursday, March 29th: Second Grade Music Performance (arrive at school at 6:30 p)
April 2nd – 6th: Spring Break! School Closed!
Monday, April 9th: Field Trip to Henricus Park (form was sent home 3/16 – please return signed form and exact cash/check as soon as possible)


**Challenge** What is a pronoun? Write the definition and 5 examples on a piece of paper and give to Ms. Willis for a Dojo point!

Week of 3/12

What are we learning this week?

Language Arts: non-fiction questioning
Math: fractions
Science: magnets

Important dates!

Thurs. March 15th: Field trip to the Richmond Symphony *please pack a snack and a lunch from home (unless you have pre-ordered a lunch from the cafeteria) and wear your green class t-shirt!

Tues. March 20th: Scholastic book order due!

Thurs. March 29th: Second Grade Music Performance *students need to be at school at 6:30p

April 2nd – 6th: Spring Break! No School!

Week of 3/5

What are we learning this week?
Language Arts – questioning with non-fiction texts
Math – temperature
Science – matter

Important Dates!
Friday, March 9th: Science Test on Matter
Thursday, March 15th: Field Trip to the Richmond Symphony (please return signed form and payment as soon as possible)
Thursday, March 29th: Second Grade Music Performance (please return the yellow permission form as soon as possible)

March is Youth Art Month and Music in our Schools Month! Please participate in the these special dress up days…
March 5th: Wear the Cool Colors – blue, green, and purple
March 6th: Wear the Primary Colors – yellow, red, and blue
March 7th: Wear the Secondary Colors – orange, green, and purple
March 8th: Wear clothes that have shapes on them
March 9th: Wear clothes that have patterns on them

Papa Johns Fundraiser Information…

Save money on Papa Johns Pizza and earn money for Colonial Trail Elementary at the same time! This fundraiser starts on Tuesday, March 6th and ends on Tuesday, March 20th.

There are 2 coupon cards to choose from: a $10 card which has a variety of coupons including free pizza, desserts, or sides OR a $15 card which has 16 buy one get one free large pizza codes. The card pays for itself after the first use! They make great gifts for family and friends, too! The best part is CTES will receive up to 70% of the proceeds!

To top it off, the class with the most pizza cards sold will receive a FREE PIZZA PARTY!!! This fundraiser is online only and only lasts two weeks so order some cards today! Thanks for supporting CTES! Please view the form here Papa Johns Form.