Monday, September 18, 2017

All students will have Words Their Way homework.  Please refer to your student's individual instructions when it comes to this part of their homework.

Math homework for my students is to complete the Vocabulary Review worksheet.  I have sent home student vocabulary word flashcards to help with this homework.  Please return the flashcards in the envelope I provided to the students.  You will see these envelopes at the end of future math topics.

Students are bringing home login information for xtramath.org.  We are using this program in the classroom and I strongly suggest using it to help in the development of math automaticity and fluency.

Our digital classroom newsletter has a great deal of information in it regarding our classroom instruction.

Have a good evening.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Homework tonight is to complete HW 1-6 (1 to 3 on the front and 9 and 10 on the back).  We had a shortened math lesson due to early release and some students struggled with the concept.  We are subtracting a known amount, multiple times, from an amount we are sharing.  The concept is that we can use subtraction to solve division problems.

You have one more day to remember the pledge.

Some students have memorized the Preamble.  One student will recite the Preamble to the whole school.

Have a good evening.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Tonight's homework is math homework 1-5 (division as sharing).  Please complete #1 to 7 on the front and #14 on the back.

You have a few more days left to memorize the pledge.

Are you taking up the challenge to memorize the Preamble to the Constitution.

I received a very nice note from our substitute teacher yesterday.  Please let your student know we are very happy knowing they performed well in class.  Being a substitute teacher is a hard job.

Remember tomorrow is an early release day.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

I was out of school today and will not send home the regular enVision math homework.

Students are to complete the worksheet that is all about looking at an array and turning it into a multiplication problem.

Continue memorizing the classroom pledge.

Has anyone taken up the challenge to memorize the preamble to the Constitution of the United States?

Please know that next week we will begin having Words Their Way homework.  Many students are going to a different classroom for their Word Study (spelling) lessons.  Please ask your son or daughter who they are seeing for this lesson.

Remember, Thursday is an early release day.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Students are to complete math homework for lesson 1-4 (The Commutative Property).  Please complete #1, 3, 5, 7, 9 on the front and #11 and 15 on the back.

Complete the Writer's Marks worksheet.  Find as many errors as you can in my sentences.

Continue to try and memorized the classroom pledge.

Extra credit...who is Philippe Petit?  Can you find a picture of him?

I am sending home a copy of the Preamble of our Constitution.  Can you memorized that?  It is one of the most important writings in the founding of our nation.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Students are to complete math homework for lesson 1-2.  The problems on the front and the last two problems on the back.  I did tell students that they are welcome to complete any other problems if they are interested in further improving their skills.

I sent home two Scholastic Books catalogs this evening.  The book order is due by Sept. 15th.  I recommend the book entitled, The One and Only Ivan.  This book is quality literature and I noted that it is only one dollar.

School pictures will be taken tomorrow.

Continue to help your son or daughter memorize the classroom pledge.

Thank you for sending in maps today.  We shared most of them today.

Have a good evening.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Homework for tonight:

     1. Math homework and practice (lesson 1-1), complete the problems on the front (1 to 8) and the last two problems on the back (15 and 16).  Please note that this homework is different from the homework assigned to Mrs. Cataldo's math group.

     2. Continue to practice memorizing our classroom pledge.  Four students mastered it already today!

     3. Bring in any map.  You will get this map back to bring home.

     4. At dinner talk about the Constitution.  The Constitution says we have free speech.  Can we yell out, "Fire!" when we are watching the next Star Wars movie if there is actually no fire in the building?

Remember we have our school picture day on Friday of this week.

If you have not returned our field trip permission slips for Quarry Brook please do so as soon as you can.