Week of March 18th

        Spring Break

            Parent Teacher Conferences Continue this week.  Minimum Day Schedule.

                                      Students dismissed at 1:45 Monday – Friday.

This week in:

Language Arts–   Analyze an informative text and continue to practice inferring details from text.

Writing– Finish the writing of a narrative story based on facts from the two astronaut articles and internet research.

Math– Continue our unit on fractions.  Chapter 8 in GoMath.

Social Studies- On hold this week as we continue practicing using the California end of year testing website.  We will be looking at English Language Art assessments this week to include Brief Writes, Editing and Revisions.

 

Question to ask your child: “Please show me 1/3 on a number line.”  (Have your child demonstrate their understanding of how to place fractions on a number line.)

 

Upcoming Events

3/14 – 3/22  Minimum Day Schedule.  Parent / Teacher conferences

3/25 – 4/5  Spring Break

4/8  Return to School, minimum day schedule!

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Week of March 11th

This week in:

Language Arts–   Analyze an informative text and continue to practice inferring details from text.

Writing– Continue the writing of a narrative story based on facts from the two astronaut articles and internet research.

Math– Continue our unit on fractions.  Chapter 8 in GoMath.

Social Studies- On hold this week as we continue practicing logging in and using the California end of year testing website.  We will be looking at English Language Art      assessments this week to include Brief Writes and Research.

 

Question to ask your child: “What is RAEEE? Hint, it’s an acronym for writing.” (RAEEE stands for Restate the question, Answer the question, use Examples, Evidence and Explain your answer.  We are focusing on the Explaining part.  Students must be able to Explain why their answer is correct.)

 

Upcoming Events

3/12  Hernandez and Nixon’s class trip to the Zoo

3/14 – 3/22  Minimum Day Schedule.  Parent / Teacher conferences

3/25 – 4/5  Spring Break

3/8  Return to School, minimum day schedule

Week of March 4th

This week in:

Language Arts–   Look at the features of realistic fiction. Practice inferring details from the text.

Writing– Write a narrative story based on facts from the two astronaut articles and internet research.

Math– Continue our unit on fractions.  Chapter 8 in GoMath.  This week we will focus on comparing fractions on a number line.

Social Studies- On hold this week as we continue practicing logging in and using the California end of year testing website.  We will be looking at English Language Art      assessments this week.

Question to ask your child: “What can you infer if someone comes in from outside with a wet umbrella?” (It’s raining outside.)“How does this information effect you?” (The student should realize that he/she will need to dress appropriately if going outside.)

 

Upcoming Events

3/7 Junior Achievement Day- Students will learn about communities, city management, zoning laws and build a replica of a city out of paper.

3/12  Hernandez and Nixon’s class trip to the Zoo

3/14 – 3/22  Minimum Day Schedule.  Parent / Teacher conferences

3/25 – 4/5  Spring Break

3/8  Return to School, minimum day schedule