Mrs. Thompson’s Newsletter 2013– 2014
Week of Dec. 9th
The skill focus for reading is nonfiction and fiction materials.
In Writing we are working on research papers on explorers. These papers are due on Dec. 16th.
In Math we will be working on divisibility rules for numbers 2,3,5,6,9 and 10. Reviewing previous skills taught.
In Science Study SOL 5.4 Matter:Phases,Atoms,Elements,Molecules,Compounds,Mixtures and Solution, use yellow booklets, notes in binder,SOL Pass, &Jefferson Lab. SOL 5.4 Matter unit test Thurs., Dec. 12th. Reviewing for Science Benchmark which will cover SOL5.5 Matter,SOL 4.2 Force & Motion, SOL 5.6 Ocean Environment.SOL 5.1 Scientific Reasoning.
In History we are reviewing US1.6a,b Causes of the American Revolution,Declaration of Independence,US1.5a-d Colonial America, US1.4a-c European Exploration,Europeans and American Indians. US1.3b,c Indians location environment. Cumulative Quiz on Fri. Dec.13th it will cover US1.4,5,6a,b.
Please have your child read an AR book for 20 mins. each night,then write a summary about it & Parent signature. Study the Pack,Essential knowledge,Study Island,Jefferson Lab,SOLPASS,STARS,History,Math,& Science Notes nightly. Students need to take some AR test each week. School News
*Don’t forget to join the PTA. Visit the PTA website http://npespta.my-pta.org/
*Please send in Farm Fresh receipts & box top
*Explorers research papers due Dec. 16th
*2nd nine weeks Science Benchmark Dec. 17th
*2nd nine weeks History Benchmark Dec. 19th
* Winter Party Dec. 20th (Mrs. Walker will contact parents who would like to help plan and assist with various task.)
Parents can you please donate printer paper.
Below are some wonderful websites to visit.
Star website (on Suffolk Public School website used for Math,Reading,History-textbook online,Science)
solpass.org (password is spsk12)
Study Island(user name-studentnumber@npes password-student)
www.pearsonsuccess.net(username-studentnumber@npes password-student1)Math textbook online
User name: Suffolk, Password:23439
User name:VirginiaScience2013, Password:Scientist2013
portaportal.com (access from my blog for games)
NPES website – SOL Links
Our blog site: http://blogs.spsk12.net
Star Student of the week: