March 5-9

Teacher’s Corner

The color of the month is Green.  Please encourage students to wear Green on Wednesdays in March.

Progress reports will be sent home Tuesday, March 6.

Our Annual Father/Daughter Dance is scheduled to take place on Friday, March 16th.

Spring Pictures will be taken on Friday, March 23rd. Class pictures will be taken as well.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.5 Characters/Setting/Plot
Writing- 3.10 Verbs and Verb Tenses/ Handwriting
Math- 3.6 Money
Social Studies- 3.10 Government PBA
Science- 3.11 Energy PBA

Graded Assignments/Testing

Tuesday-Mixed Multiplication Quiz
Tuesday- Energy Test

Benchmarks

March 22 and 23- Reading Benchmark
March 28- Math Benchmark

Feb 26-March 2

Teacher’s Corner

The colors of the month are Red and Pink.  Please encourage students to wear Red or Pink on Wednesdays in February.

We are doing an activity with M&Ms this week (Friday). If you would like to send in individual bags (snack size) of M&Ms for the students, please let me know.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.5/3.6 Comparing Fiction and Nonfiction
Writing- 3.10 Sentence Types/ Handwriting
Math- 3.3 Add/Subtract Fractions
Social Studies- 3.10 Government
Science- 3.11 Energy

Graded Assignments/Testing

Tuesday-12s Multiplication Quiz
Wednesday- Government/Diversity Test (cumulative)
Thursday- Fractions Test Thursday
Friday- Reading Midpoint (Test)

Benchmarks

March 22 and 23- Reading Benchmark
March 28- Math Benchmark

Feb 19-23, 2018

Teacher’s Corner

The colors of the month are Red and Pink.  Please encourage students to wear Red or Pink on Wednesdays in February.

Report Cards will go home with students on Monday, February 19th. Parent conferences will be held between Thursday, February 15th and Friday, February 23rd before and after school and during resource times.  Please contact me if you would like a conference.

The Big Blast Party from our fall fundraiser will take place on Monday, February 19th from 2:00-2:50.

Student Recognition Assemblies for the 2nd nine weeks grading period will take place on Tuesday, February 20th at 9:50 a.m. for grades K-2 and 10:30 a.m. for grades 3-5.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.5h Theme/Plot
Writing- 3.10i Articles A/An/The
Math- 3.3 Compare Fractions, Add/Subtract Fractions
Social Studies- 3.10 Government
Science- 3.11 Energy

Graded Assignments/Testing

Tuesday-9s Multiplication Quiz
Thursday- Name/Model/Compare Fraction Quiz
Friday- Weekly Reading Packet will count as a Quiz grade

Benchmarks

No testing dates given for 3rd nine weeks yet.

Feb 12-16. 2018

Teacher’s Corner

The colors of the month are Red and Pink.  Please encourage students to wear Red or Pink on Wednesdays in February.

Report Cards will go home with students on Friday, February 16th. Parent conferences will be held between Thursday, February 15th and Friday, February 23rd before and after school and during resource times.  Please contact me if you would like a conference.

The Big Blast Parties from our fall fundraiser will take place on Monday, February 19th. Times for designated grade levels will be determined.

Student Recognition Assemblies for the 2nd nine weeks grading period will take place on Tuesday, February 20th at 9:50 a.m. for grades K-2 and 10:30 a.m. for grades 3-5.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.6i Compare and Contrast Autobiographies/Biographies
Writing- 3.10h Contractions and Possessives (using apostrophes)
Math- 3.3 Name and Model Fractions
Social Studies- 3.10 Government
Science- 3.10 Interdependency

Graded Assignments/Testing

Tuesday-8s Multiplication Quiz
Tuesday- Interdependency Quiz
Thursday- Government Quiz
Friday- Interdependency Test

Benchmarks

No testing dates given for 3rd nine weeks yet.

Feb 5-9, 2018

Teacher’s Corner

The colors of the month and Red/Pink.  Please encourage students to wear Red or Pink on Wednesdays in February.

Report Cards will go home with students on Friday, February 16th. Parent conferences will be held between Thursday, February 15th and Friday, February 23rd before and after school and during resource times.  Please contact me if you would like a conference.

Starting Monday, February 5th, 10 minutes will be added to our instructional day. Students will be dismissed at 4:00 p.m.

There will be a performance by the JFKMS Band, Strings and Choir on Monday, February 12th for students in grades 3-5. The assembly will start at 10:00 a.m.

The Big Blast Parties from our fall fundraiser will take place on Monday, February 19th. Times for designated grade levels will be determined.

Student Recognition Assemblies for the 2nd nine weeks grading period will take place on Tuesday, February 20th at 9:50 a.m. for grades K-2 and 10:30 a.m. for grades 3-5.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.5d Compare and Contrast
Writing- 3.10b Transitions
Math- 3.9 Time (Elapsed Time)
Social Studies- 3.10 Government
Science- 3.10 Interdependency

Graded Assignments/Testing

Tuesday-7s Multiplication Quiz
Friday- Telling time/Equivalent Periods/Elapsed Time Test

Benchmarks

MAP Test Reading Wednesday, Feb. 7th

Jan 29-Feb 2

Teacher’s Corner

The color of the month is Blue.  Please encourage students to wear Blue on Wednesdays in January.

The second nine weeks grading period ends on Monday, February 5th.

Report Cards will go home with students on Friday, February 16th. Parent conferences will be held between Thursday, February 15th and Friday, February 23rd before and after school and during resource times.  Please contact me if you would like a conference.

Starting Monday, February 5th, 10 minutes will be added to our instructional day. Students will be dismissed at 4:00 p.m.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- Benchmark Review/Testing
Writing- 3.9 Letters
Math- 3.9 Time
Social Studies- PBA
Science- PBA

Graded Assignments/Testing

Tuesday-6s Multiplication Quiz
Friday- Telling time/Equivalent Periods Quiz

Benchmarks

Jan 30th and 31st- Reading Benchmark

Jan 22-26

Teacher’s Corner

The color of the month is Blue.  Please encourage students to wear Blue on Wednesdays in January.

Please see previous blog post for makeup days.

The second nine weeks grading period ends on Monday, February 5th.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.4d Context Clues
Writing- 3.9 Letters
Math- Benchmark Review/ Temperature
Social Studies- PBA
Science- PBA

Graded Assignments/Testing

Wednesday-4s Multiplication Quiz

Benchmarks

Jan 23- Math Benchmark
Jan 30th and 31st- Reading Benchmark

Jan 16-19, 2018

Teacher’s Corner

The color of the month is Blue.  Please encourage students to wear Blue on Wednesdays in January.

Please see previous blog post for makeup days.

Our next Family Reading Night will take place on Thursday, January 18th from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  The theme is Meet the Author.

The second nine weeks grading period ends on Monday, February 5th.

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.4d Context Clues
Writing- 3.9 Letters
Math- Benchmark Review/ Temperature
Social Studies- Review all 3 Ancient Civilizations
Science- Performance Based Assessment (PBA)

Graded Assignments/Testing

Wednesday-4s Multiplication Quiz
Thursday- Ancient Civilizations Test (Greece, Rome, Mali)

Benchmarks

Jan 17th- Math Benchmark
Jan 30th and 31st- Reading Benchmark

Make Up Days

Days Missed Make-Up Days Type of Day
1-4-18 (Thurs) NA Covered by the extra day built into the calendar
1-5-18 (Fri) 1-29-18 (Mon) Clerical Day
1-8-18 (Mon) 2-16-18 (Fri) Parent Teacher Conference Day
1-9-18 (Tues) 2-19-18 (Mon) President’s Day
1-10-18 (Wed) 3-6-18 (Tues) Professional Development Day

Jan 2-5, 2018

Teacher’s Corner

The color of the month is Blue.  Please encourage students to wear Blue on Wednesdays in January.

There will be no new spelling words this week.  Students are being retested for new groups and placement for word study on Tuesday, January 2nd.

HW sheet will be due on Friday as usual.

 

Subject Breakdown

Reading- 3.6gh Main Idea/ Details
Writing- 3.9 Letters
Math- Benchmark Review
Social Studies- 3.4 Ancient Mali
Science- 3.6 Ecosystems

Graded Assignments/Testing

Wednesday-3s Multiplication Quiz
Thursday- Ancient Mali Quiz
Friday- Ecosystems Quiz

Benchmarks

Jan 10th- Math Benchmark
Jan 22nd and 23rd- Reading Benchmark