Your student should be reading a biography book for their first book report of this year. I ask that they finish reading the book by tomorrow, October 17th and bring the book to school. A couple weeks ago your student should have brought home an instruction sheet, but if you can’t find it, click here. Remember, nothing needs to be done at home yet. We need to complete a form in class, starting on October 17. They will bring the form home on October 19. Once they will bring home the written information that they’ve completed in class on Wednesday, the information will need to be checked and corrected for spelling, grammatical errors, etc., and then typed or neatly written and placed on the back of each mobile piece. That is when the real work can begin! The overall project is due on Oct. 27.
I pushed back our twice-a-year MAP (computerized) testing to NEXT week. I will encourage your student to try to do their best, by working on goal setting for learning. I will spend some time discussing how we can all push our learning further. Our tests will occur on Thursday Oct. 26 and Nov. 2 from 2 - 3 pm and on Fridays Oct. 27 and Nov. 3 from 10:30-11:30am. On those days, please be sure they eat a great breakfast and bring a good lunch, so their brain activity can be maximized at the test times. Please try to avoid any absences during these hours on each day. There will be one make-up session for any absences during any of these times.
This week's bible verse: Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Ephesians 4:32
What we are studying this week:
Bible: “The Freedom of Forgiveness”
Grammar: Punctuation unit - periods and commas
Math: Ch. 2 - Multiply by 1-digit numbers
Reading: Mystic Horse - working on sequencing a story
Science: Rocks and crystals
Social Studies: Native Americans of the Oregon Coast
Writing: 6+1 writing traits: Ideas
What's coming up:
- Oct. 17 - Biography finished by this date and brought to school
- Oct. 17 - Picture Make-Up Day - If your student is participating, bring back your entire packet
- Oct. 25 - Progress Reports emailed home
- Oct. 27 - Biography Book Report (Mobile) due