Monday, November 30, 2015

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Welcome back! Today we did a "Challenge Packet" to review multiplication. Then we got our new spelling list (-ed and -ing endings) and had a Book Buffet. This afternoon we started listening to Fish in a Tree and did some writing about our Thanksgivings. 

-Spelling pg. 41-42
-Math (4 ?'s)

-PE clothes
-Library books
-Report card envelopes
-Saturday, Dec. 12th Craft Fair

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Today we took Quick Quiz 4 in math, then did some practice with word problems and multiplication. In reading we were introduced to "Conversational Moves," made our discussion rules, and then discussed The One and Only Ivan. Then we had computer and writer's workshop!

-Math pg. 63-64

-PE clothes
-Parent Teacher Conferences

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Today we practiced possessive nouns and did more multiplication practice: basic facts, multi-digit, and word problems. Then we read the "author's note," watched some related videos, and read the children's book of The One and Only Ivan. This afternoon we continued writer's workshop.

-Spelling pg. 39-40
-Grammar (SuperTeachers)
-Math (6 questions)

-Craft Fair help...
-Donor's Choose photo permission slip
-Parent Teacher Conferences Thurs. and Mon.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Welcome back! Today we practiced 4-digit by 1-digit multiplication with partners. Then we finished reading The One and Only Ivan, had music, and did some writing in the afternoon. 

-Spelling pg. 37-38
-Math pg. 59

-PE clothes
-Library books
-Report cards coming home Wednesday
-Parent Teacher conferences Thursday night and next Monday (all day)

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Today we had Spanish and PE. We did partner-problems on the whiteboard and then took a Quick Quiz in math. We read a little more Ivan (nearing the end!) and did writer's workshop this afternoon.

-Study spelling
-Math (50 mad minute)
-Reading log

-Square1 Art orders due Nov. 16th
-Parent Teacher Conferences Nov. 19th and 23rd
-Thanksgiving Break Nov. 23rd-27th
-Craft Fair, Santa's Breakfast Dec. 12th

Monday, November 9, 2015

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Happy Monday! Today we estimated to get ballpark answers for our multiplication problems. Then we talked about consonant blends (ng, nk, wh, ph) in spelling, and read more Ivan. This afternoon we took a grammar quick quiz and did writer's workshop. 

-Spelling pg. 33-34
-Math pg. 55

-PE clothes
-Book orders due tomorrow

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Happy Thursday! We had Spanish first-thing, then practiced 2-by-2 digit multiplication with partners. During reading centers, we revised our paragraphs about Mack, practiced drawing conclusions, made predictions about Ivan, practiced math facts, and continued reading. This afternoon we listened to some published pieces by classmates and then continued writing our own. 

-Study spelling
-Math pg. 53
-Reading log

-Book orders due Tuesday
-Square 1 art forms went home tonight- if you're interested, orders need to be in by Nov. 16th!

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Today we learned how to multiply two-digit by two-digit numbers two ways: area model and traditional. Then we read a little The One and Only Ivan and did reading centers. This afternoon we shared some published pieces and continued writing!

-Grammar pg. 31-32
-Math pg. 51-52

-PE clothes
-Grades close Nov. 13th
-Parent-teacher conferences coming up soon!!

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Today we reviewed irregular plurals like "children" and "feet." We watched the Drama Club play, which was great! Then we fixed our math quizzes, did some writing about Mack in The One and Only Ivan, and finished the day with writer's workshop.

-Spelling pg. 31-32
-Grammar pg. 29-30
-Math page (5 questions)

-Book orders due next Tuesday
-Play tonight 6:30, $2 or $5 admission
-Bring in Walkin'tober calendars