Update 1/16

See below for what we are learning in our classroom!

 

Reading – We continue our novel study: Number the Stars.    This next two weeks will focus on chapters 9 – 17.

 

Math – We began our geometry unit this week.     We will be on this topic for the next week and half.    It deals with types of lines, angles, and symmetry.  

 

Social Studies – We concluded our narrative writing about a character in the Civil War.     We will now be looking at Florida’s growth after the Civil War.

 

Science – We will start our first chapter this quarter.     We will be studying about force, motion, and speed.  

 

Writing – We will begin an opinion piece this week that debates national parks in Alaska and Florida.    

 

Kennedy – Our last field trip for the year will be to Kennedy Space Center.    The date has been set for May 14th.    The cost for both students and chaperones will be $45.     Money and form collection will begin after spring break.   Just wanted to give you a “heads up”.

 

Important Dates:

  • January 19th – Student Holiday
  • January 29th – Class Pictures
  • February 2nd – Student Holiday
  • February 16th – Student Holiday
  • February 18th – Wonderful Wednesday
  • March 12th – End of 3rd quarter
  • March 13 – 20 – Spring Break
  • May 14th – Kennedy Field Trip

 

Thank you again for all the help and support you give to our classroom.   As always if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me!

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