Homework March 10-14
Fourth Grade Teachers are in need clear plastic straws for a science activity.
We are also accepting donations of M&M’s and Skittles for math practice.
? Thank you in advance!
1. Math Notebooks, Reading Notebooks, and Social Studies/Science Binders should come home every night.
2. All answers to any science and social studies questions can be found in the science/social studies binder or on the blog.
3. Social Studies Benchmark Vs6-8b
4. Spelling Words Week 18
5. Multiplication Timed Quiz Friday- 7’s
6. Reminder of Tutoring-
Mrs. Fleming- Tuesdays
Mrs. Patton- Tuesdays and Thursdays
Mrs. Soriano- Tuesdays and Thursdays
Monday- Homework Sheet- Xtra Math- Don’t forget to practice your facts, Spelling City- Complete one activity Science- Complete a concept map on the electrical contributions of Benjamin Franklin- Use your science notes
Tuesday- Homework Sheet- Xtra Math- Don’t forget to practice your facts, Spelling City- Complete one activity Science- Complete a concept map on the electrical contributions of Thomas Edison- Use your science notes
Wednesday- Xtra Math. Spelling City. Science- Complete a concept map on the electrical contributions of Michael Faraday- Use your science notes
Thursday- Prepare for your spelling test Friday-, Math Multiplication Test on 7’s and Math Brain Dump Xtra Math- Read-
“Experience is a good school, but the fees are high.” – Heinrich Heine
We are moving ahead in our work. Please note there are several key tests coming up next week. I have included them under the subject headings on my blog. I am confident the students are reviewing at home.I have listed several key dates below. Please add them to your calendar.
Tuesday, March 11th is Tornado Preparedness Day(we will practice our school’s tornado drill).
Our Spring Fundraiser will take place from Friday, March 14th through Friday, April 4th. Chocolates and other specialty items will be sold. Proceeds will go towards funding our Annual Field Day and instructional resources.
Our March PTA Meeting and Art Gala will take place on Tuesday, March 18th at 6:30 p.m. (The cost for the show is $2 a person to cover the cost for refreshments.)
Spring Pictures will be taken on Wednesday, March 26th. This is the same day that the class pictures are taken. More information regarding purchasing pictures will come later.
The second grade students participated in an Ancient China and Ancient Egypt Review Day. During this day, students created pyramids, painted Chinese characters, created fish kites, and created 3D maps of both China and Egypt. As a culminating activity, students were to sample Chinese food. The students had a great time reviewing concepts from their Ancient Civilizations unit. Thank you to the parents who came to support and assit with this project!
Sign up for Remind 101. Go to remind101.com, use this phone number: (757) 809-2118, and use the code for your class (see below).
1st block – Remind 101 code: @stoneblk1 Finish the Blood Type ws and the Reteaching Skills #21 ws. Genetic Disorder presentation due next class.
5th block – Remind 101 code: @stoneblk5 Watch the Bozeman Science video titled DNA & RNA Part 2. Take your own notes. http://www.bozemanscience.com/027-part-2-dna-rna DNA Scientists Quiz next class. DNA Quiz on Fri 3/14.
7th block – Remind 101 code: @stoneblk7 If needed, finish p287 #1-5. Homework due tomorrow: Watch the Bozeman Science video titled DNA & RNA Part 2. Take your own notes. http://www.bozemanscience.com/027-part-2-dna-rna DNA Quiz on Wed 3/12.
We have come this far by working hard and setting high expections for our children. Many thanks for the support you are giving, it is really helping our students.
This week we will review the math midpoint and take a look at the areas that we had difficulty with. We we take a look at liquid measurement as well.
In reading we will continue to work on answering comprehension questions and work on prefixes.
In science we are taking a look at “Moon Phases” and review skills we have already learned.
Social studies we are still working on economics and how it works with our own community.
If you have any questions about upcoming skills please let me know.
Block 1 – Study for Congruence Quiz tomorrow – (SOL 6.12)
Block 2 – Textbook p349 #15-22 (INBp51) Study for quiz (SOL 6.12)
Block 3 – Study for Congruence Quiz tomorrow – (SOL 6.12)
Chemistry – Room 218 – Thursday
homework: p. 2 15-20 (find the gcf)
short quiz next class
This week is our last week in the theme, “In the City, In the Country”. We will learn more about buying and selling things. We will talk about the different things people buy and sell. We will also compare the city and the country. The letter this week is letter Vv. Please continue to review all the letters and letter sounds that we have studied this year.
Please make sure you send back a change of clothes for your child if your child has used his/her clothes. This way, we always have something for them to wear in case they need it.
Kindergarten registration is Wednesday, March 12th from 8:00 – 5:00. You must register your child for kindergarten even though he/she is in the Early Start program this year. You should go to your child’s home school to register. If you cannot register this Wednesday, there will be another registration day in May. If you have any questions, please let us know.
*Vv Van – draw the outline of a van on a piece of paper. Help you child find Vv in magazines and newspaper headlines. Circle the letters and cut them out. Help your child paste the letters on the van. You can also find pictures of things beginning with the letter V to glue on the van.
*Reading together – children will listen to a story titled “The Apple Dumpling” on Wednesday. Ask your child to name things the old woman in the story trades to get apples to make the dumpling. Read other stories about buying and selling things with your child.
(Blue Book) Complete pp. 18, 19, 20, and 21.
(INp.45 and 46) (red) p.620 lesson 13-2 #5-8.
Come out and support The American Heart Association! Hoops for Heart will be on Thursday, April 10th. Check out the information below about how you can become involved.
All Donations are Due to Mrs. McCoy by 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 8th.
1st Grade students presented famous American projects to their classmates and in front of Mrs. Hunter, Mrs. King and Mrs Dabney. Some students created PowerPoints while others created poster projects. Students presented information on George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington Carver, Eleanor Roosevelt and Benjamin Franklin. Some students even dressed up as their famous American.
Students in 2nd Grade celebrated Egypt Day recently. Children made sistrums, scarabs, and watched a skit performed by 4th and 5th grade students.
- Tuesday, March 11th is Tornado Preparedness Day(we will practice our school’s tornado drill).
- Our Spring Fundraiser will take place from Friday, March 14th through Friday, April 4th. Chocolates and other specialty items will be sold. Proceeds will go towards funding our Annual Field Day and instructional resources.
- Our March PTA Meeting and Art Gala will take place on Tuesday, March 18th at 6:30 p.m. (The cost for the show is $2 a person to cover the cost for refreshments.)
- Spring Pictures will be taken on Wednesday, March 26th.[This is the same day that the class pictures are taken. Try your best to be at school this day to be in our class' picture!] More information regarding purchasing pictures will come later, so be on the lookout!
The following subjects will be available starting March 3, 2014. As additional subjects become available, they will be posted. Chemistry – Room 218 – Thursday Geometry – Room 207 – Tuesday Biology – Room 220 - Monday and Tuesday Biology – Room 225 – Thursday World History II – Room 130 – Tuesday
Due to the recent snow days, the students will be taking their VS and Science benchmarks on March 20th. However, they will not be tested back to back. One will be given in the a.m. and one will be administered after lunch and recess.
1. Skills tested on the Virginia Studies benchmark: VS.6 New Government, V.7 Civil War and VS.8a-b Reconstruction, also VS 3 Jamestown and VS4 Colonial Virginia.
Students should use their notes, previous quizzes/test and Study Island to practice for the benchmark.
2. Skills tested on the Science benchmark: 4.3 Electricity, 4.7 Solar System (planets), and 4.1 Scientific Investigation
Students should use their notes, study booklets, previous quizzes/test and the blog links to practice for the benchmark.
SYNC is a program that gives away two complete audiobook downloads–a current Young Adult title paired thematically with a Classic or Required Summer Reading title–each week to listeners ages 13+ while SYNC is in session each summer.
Titles are delivered through the OverDrive Media Console. You can prepare for the program by downloading the software to your desktop and whichever device you anticipate listening on.
SYNC is dedicated to introducing the listening experience to the young adult audience and demonstrates that Required Reading can be completed by listening.
SYNC gives away 2 FREE audiobook downloads every week each summer. In 2014, 26 titles will be given away over 13 weeks starting May 15th.
In your Our America textbook, read pages 96-97: A Time For Change
Create an Acrostic Poem in your binder for the: TRAINGLE SWEATSHOP
Explain how the fire led to workplace reforms
Winter Sports Awards Night will be held on Wed. March 12th in the auditorium. Athletes are asked to be here by 6:45 pm as the presentation will begin at 7:00 pm
Dress for athletes is slacks, dresses or skirts. Please no shorts or jeans.
Boys basketball players are to wear sport coat and tie with red shirt and black pants. Please remember to turn in the sports coats and ties after the assembly.