Friday, 22 April 2016

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back from Spring Break! It was great to see everyone again and get ready to finish out this school year!

Here's a peek at what we did this week:

Reading: This week we reviewed our five stations for Daily 5. We practiced Read to Self, Read to Someone, Word Work, Writing, and Listen to Reading. The students did an awesome job at practicing their stations and keeping their stamina!

Writing: In Writing we wrote about what we did over Spring Break and then created a snapshot book of each day.

Math: For Math we started our unit on Money. This week we practiced counting coins and dollars, buying items, and estimating costs.

Social Studies: This week in Social Studies we studied North American. We learned about famous places and people and a little of the history of the United States.

Bible: We finished our unit on the parables of Jesus this week. We learned about God's forgiveness and how He accepts us into His family no matter what we have done. We also learned about God's kingdom and how He invites us to believe in Him and enter His kingdom.

Important Information:

1. Spelling Words: chore, farmer, corn, orange, harvest, morning, Lord, arms, horses, hard, before, star, store, north, March, important, June, Wednesday

2. Memory Verse: "You can't be saved by believing in anyone else. God has given people no other name under heaven that will save them." Acts 4:12

3. Next Friday will be our Elementary Field Day! We will start our outdoor activities at 8:45am and then have lunch in the park around 11:45. We will then spend the rest of the afternoon down in the park. All students are asked to bring a home lunch on this day. Parents are welcome to come and join us for the day! If you have any questions, please let me know.

4. Our last Scholastic Book Order went home today. Those will be due on May 6th. You can order online at this link: or send in the order form and US dollars with your student.

Upcoming Events:

4/29: Elementary Field Day
5/5: Children's Day - No School
5/30: Memorial Day - No School
6/8: Last Day of School and Class Party - Early Dismissal

Have a wonderful weekend!

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