Week of May 21st

This week in:

Language Arts– Close Reading Strategy

Spelling- Related Words, ie inventor and invention

Writing– Friendly Letters

Math– Geometry, Chapter 12 of GoMath

Science- Force and Motion: Using Static Electricity and Magnets to escape gravity

 

Question to ask your child:  “Use the words gravity, pull, and friction to describe a roller coaster ride.”

 Upcoming Events

  • May 24th 4th Grade Play 6:30pm
  • May 28thNo School in observation of Memorial Day
  • May 30th Chalk Walk
  • June 1stLast Day of School

Week of May 14th – 18th

Wolf Canyon Verification of Residency May 23 – June 1.  This needs to be done to place your child/ children on a class list for the new school year.  Please see our Wolf Canyon School Blog for more details. https://wolfcanyontimberwolves.org/ 

Hanover Survey

  • Please take a moment to follow the link to an anonymous survey about our school district.  Thank you! Parents – http://bit.ly/cvesdparent18

This week in:

Language Arts– Review of Close Reading Strategies

Spelling- No spelling words this week

Writing– Continue working with Poems and using multiple sources

Math– Review Fractions and continue with Geometry

Science- Continue our unit on Force and Motion: Gravity

Question to ask your child:  “Can static electricity be used to escape gravity?” (Yes, think about when you rub a balloon on your hair.  Your hair will stand up because of the electrical charge and “escape” gravity.)

 Upcoming Events

  • May 14th– 18thEnd of year testing continues (The Caaspp)
  • May 28th No School in observation of Memorial Day
  • May 30th  Chalk Walk
  • June 1st Last Day of School

Week of May 7th

Students are encouraged to bring in their own headphones or earbuds for testing.  They may be more comfortable in them.  The school will provide headphones/ earbuds to students as needed.

This week in:

Language Arts– Review of Close Reading Strategies

Spelling- No spelling words this week

Writing– Continue working with Poems and using multiple sources

Math– Review Liquid Volume, Mass and Geometry

Science- Continue our unit on Force and Motion: Gravity

 

Question to ask your child:  “What causes an object to slow down or stop?” (Newton’s First Law lets us know an object in motion stays in motion unless acted upon by another force.  Friction is one example of a force that slows and stops objects.)

 

 Upcoming Events

  • May 8thLevel Set (Achieve Test)
  • May 10th– 18th End of year testing (The Caaspp)
  • May 10thSchool Music Showcase 6:30pm
  • May 28thNo School in observation of Memorial Day
  • May 30th Chalk Walk
  • June 1stLast Day of School

Week of April 30th

***End of Year Testing is Coming***

May 8th: Level Set (Achieve Test)

May 10th – 18th : State Testing (The Caaspp)

 

This week in:

Language Arts– Sequence of events

Spelling- Suffixes:  -ing, -ment, -ness

Writing– Poems

Math– Liquid Volume, Mass and then start Geometry

Science- Force and Motion: Gravity

 

Question to ask your child:  “What is Newton’s first law of motion?” (An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion unless acted upon by a force.)

 

 Upcoming Events

  • May 8th Level Set (Achieve Test)
  • May 10th – 18th End of year testing (The Caaspp)
  • May 10th School Music Showcase 6:30pm
  • May 28th No School in observation of Memorial Day
  • May 30th  Chalk Walk
  • June 1st Last Day of School

Week of April 23rd

This week in:

Language Arts– Collaborative Discussions

Spelling- Compound Words

Writing– “Quick Writes”

Math– Begin Unit on Measurement

Science- Finish unit on the Water Cycle. Begin unit on Force and Motion.

Question to ask your child  “What is evaporation? (Evaporation is water going from liquid form to a vapor.  It is aided by heat from the sun.)

 

 Upcoming Events

  • April 26th – APEX Fun Run! Our biggest annual school fundraiser.
  • April 26th– Film Festival 6:30pm
  • May 10th– School Music Showcase 6:30pm
  • May 28th– No School in observation of Memorial Day
  • May 30th– Chalk Walk
  • June 1st– Last Day of School

Week of April 16th

Chula Vista Kiwanis presents

Child Safety Fair & Bicycle Rodeo

April 21st from 10am – 2pm at Castle Park Elementary

****FREE****

Food, Bike Helmets, Face Painting, and Raffle Prizes

For More Information Contact: Mayra Swanson 619-507-8287

 

This week in:

Language Arts– Review Sequence of Events

Spelling- Prefixes pre- and re-

Writing– Narrative writing using facts from our Science unit on Weather and Climate

Math– Continue working on Area and Perimeter.  Test on Friday!

Question to ask your child  “What is perimeter?”  (The measurement of  length of the outside of a closed shape.  The Area is the measurement of space in the shape.)

Students may practice all Math skills at Dreambox.com and our current math topic in GoMath! Chapter 11.

Science- Finish unit on Weather & Climate. Then begin the Water Cycle.

 

 Upcoming Events

  • April 19th– 2nd Grade musical 6:30pm
  • April 26th– Film Festival 6:30pm
  • May 10th– School Music Showcase 6:30pm
  • May 28th– No School in observation of Memorial Day
  • May 30th– Chalk Walk
  • June 1st– Last Day of School