Sunday, November 19, 2017

Homework for Week of November 20th

Students should choose at least 2 afternoons during the week and one weekend day to do a whole session of xtramath.org with the Beat the Teacher section.  They can choose which nights they would like to go on and they can always do extra days.  It is very important for students to know their math facts.  If your child does not have access to xtramath then they can practice with flashcards or with a game if you have one that practices the facts.

Monday (Day 2):
Read for 15 min
Math - Practice Math Facts

Tuesday (Day 3):
Read for at least 30 minutes over the break
Math -  Practice Math Facts


Happy Thanksgiving!

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Homework for Week of November 13-17

Students should choose at least 2 afternoons during the week and one weekend day to do a whole session of xtramath.org with the Beat the Teacher section.  They can choose which nights they would like to go on and they can always do extra days.  It is very important for students to know their math facts.  If your child does not have access to xtramath then they can practice with flashcards or with a game if you have one that practices the facts.

Monday (Day 3):
Read for 15 min
Math - Prime/Composite
Spelling - Cut words and Regular Sort

Tuesday (Day 4):
Read for 15 minutes
Math - Multiplicative Comparison Sheet
Spelling - Regular Sort and Record

Wednesday (Day 5):
Read for 15 minutes
Math - Multiplicative Comparison Number Stories
Spelling - Spelling City

Thursday (Day 6):
Read for 15 minutes
Math - Review for Chapter 3 - Test next week
Spelling - Blind Sort

Friday (Day 1):
Read for at least 30 minutes over the weekend
Go on xtramath.org

Math Videos

There are great videos to help with almost all our math concepts.  Some you need to log in to watch, so I will be sending home a sheet with your child's access code.  I would suggest using their google username and password when you have to set it up for a few less passwords to remember.

Multiples

Determining if a number is prime or composite

Multiplicative Comparison

Multiplicative Comparisons with Number Stories

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Volunteers Needed: Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair will be at SMS November 27-December 1!
Shopping Hours:
11/27 - 8:30-4:00
11/28 - 8:30-4:00
11/29 - 8:30 - 6:30
11/30 - 8:30-4:00
12/1 - 8:30-11:00
We are looking for volunteers to help with:
- Set up on Nov. 21 from 12:00-3:00
- Cashiers and restocking shelves during the school day 8:30-12:00 and 11:45-3:10 time slots.
- Packing the fair on Friday from 11:00-2:30
If you can help at the fair please use this link below to sign up. We hope to see you at the fair. The profits we make from the fair go back into SMS classrooms and the library. Thank you for all your support! 

Click Here

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Important Dates

November and December are busy months.  Here are some of important dates:

November 8 - Early Release for Parent Conferences- students dismissed at 12:50.
November 8 - Book orders due- If you are ordering you can send in a check payable to scholastic or    place your order online here with our class code GN3C3

November 9 - Teacher Day - No school for students

November 10 - Veteran's Day - No school

November 13 - Picture retakes

November 27- December 1 - Scholastic Book Fair (If you would like to volunteer at the fair click here)

December 13 - Early Release - students dismissed at 12:50

December 25 - January 1 - Winter Break


Homework for Week of November 6-10

Students should choose at least 2 afternoons during the week and one weekend day to do a whole session of xtramath.org with the Beat the Teacher section.  They can choose which nights they would like to go on and they can always do extra days.  It is very important for students to know their math facts.  If your child does not have access to xtramath then they can practice with flashcards or with a game if you have one that practices the facts.

Book Groups continue this week.  The kids have a calendar with the reading assigned to their group.

Early Release - 11/8 for Parent/Teacher Conferences

Monday (Day 6):
Read for 15 min (Book Group Reading)
Math - Factor Sheet
No Spelling

Tuesday (Day 1):
Read for 15 minutes (Book Group Reading)
Math - Multiple Sheet
No Spelling

Wednesday (Day 2):
Read for at least 30 minutes over the weekend (Book Group Reading)
Go on xtramath.org

Thursday (Day ):
No School

Friday (Day ):
No School

Monday, October 23, 2017

Old York Field Trip

We had a fabulous day learning about Colonial times.  The students cooked, learned about textiles, played games, and went to a one room schoolhouse.  Here are some pictures from the day:





 





















Thank you so much to all our chaperones.  I appreciate all your help throughout the day.