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Week at a Glance 2.6-2.10

Happy Monday!
 
For spelling this week, we will do the words from last week and take the test on Friday. In Language Arts, we will be learning about Onomatopoeia and Alliteration. For Math, we're review for Unit 4 and taking our test on Wednesday. We will then start a mini division unit. For Science, we're taking notes on magnets. In Social Studies, we are going to review Chapter 6 and take the tests on Friday. Please continue to practice your Southeast States and Capitals for the test!
 
World Culture Fair is on February 21st!
 
Let me know if you have any questions.
 
Ms. Brolin

Week at a Glance 1.30-2.3

Good Morning! Here's what our week is going to look like. The spelling words for this week are listed on the first page. 
 
In Language Arts, we will continue learning about figurative language. We will continue working on idioms, hyperboles, personification, and begin alliteration. In Math, we will continue Unit 4 focusing on multiplication. We will be taking the Unit 4 Test next week. For Social Studies, we will continue chapter 6 and review for our test next week. Please remember to be practicing your Southeast states and capitals! In Science, we will be taking our test on circuits and begin our unit in magnetism.
 
Reminders:
- Money for the Valentine's Day fundraiser will be due Tuesday January 31st. If your student would like to buy a carnation, please send them with money on Monday or Tuesday.
- Conferences will be held on Monday February 6th. Please make sure you have a time signed up through Pick a Time. I look forward to seeing everyone at conferences to discuss your child's success!
 
Ms. Brolin

Week at a Glance 1.23-1.27

Here is the Week at a Glance for the upcoming week. The spelling words are on the first page, the test will be on Friday!
 
In Language Arts, we will be finishing close reading poetry and taking a quiz on Monday. We will then transition into learning about figurative language. We're focusing on similes and metaphors this week! In Math, we will continue Unit 4. Unit 4 is all about multiplication. For Science, we will begin our Electromagnetism Unit. We will be learning about electricity and circuits this week. In Social Studies, we are continuing Chapter 6 which is on the Southeast States and Capitals. Please make sure you are practicing your Southeast States and Capitals at home. We will be taking the test within the next two weeks.
 
Reminder: Keep bringing in money for the Valentine's Day Fundraiser. If you would like to purchase a flower for a sibling, friend, or a teacher bring in $1. Carnations must be purchased before January 31st. 
 
Have a fantastic week! Please reach out with any questions!
Ms. Brolin

Week at a Glance 1.16-1.20

Here's a look at what we're working on this week! We do not have spelling this week because of the shorter week. 
 
For Language Arts, we are continuing to practice our Poetry Close Reading. Students will take a quiz on Friday. In Math, we will be starting Unit 4! Unit 4 will be focusing a lot on multiplication. For Science, we are finishing our States of Matter unit and taking a test this week. After that, we will start our Energy unit. We are starting Chapter 6 in Social Studies this week. Students will be learning and practicing the Southeast States and Capitals. Flashcards will be sent home this week for students to practice their states and capitals!
 
Pajama Day is Friday (1/20)!
 
Reminders: We are doing our Valentine's Day fundraiser this year! If you would like to buy a flower for a friend, teacher, family member, etc. please bring $1 to purchase! The last day to purchase carnations is January 31st.
 
Please reach out with any questions!
Ms. Brolin

Science Project Materials

We are doing a States of Matter project in Science soon! If you are able to, please donate any materials. 
 
Materials needed: popsicle sticks, yarn, vegetable oil, medicine syringes, plastic spoons, paper towels, disposable baking sheets, bag of sand, and plastic cups. 
 
We would greatly appreciate any donations!

Week at a Glance 1.9-1.13

Here is our plan for the week! We have a spelling test on Friday, the words are on the first page. We are learning about Point of View and starting a Poetry unit in Language Arts. For Math, we are finishing Unit 3 and taking our Unit 3 test on Thursday. In Science, we are continuing to learn about States of Matter. Please continue to bring in materials for our science project! We are reviewing Chapter 5 in Social Studies and will be testing on Friday. Please make sure you are continuing to practice the Northeast States and Capitals at home. The students will need to know where the Northeast states are on a map and the capital of that state.
 
We are doing Valentine's Day Fundraiser again this year! If your child is interested in buying a card and a carnations for a friend, teacher, family member, etc. please have them bring in $1. If they would like to purchase multiple carnations, please send them with the exact amount!
 
Please reach out with any questions you have!
Ms. Brolin

Week at a Glance 1.3-1.6

Welcome Back! I hope you are all staying warm and enjoyed your break.
 
Here is what we are doing this week. We will not have spelling because of the short week. In Language Arts, we will be doing a writing project and starting Point of View. For Math, we are going to review and continue with Unit 3. We will be taking our Unit 3 test next week! In Science we are continuing to learn about States of Matter. In Social Studies we will finish Chapter 5 which focuses on the Northeast. We will continue practicing the States and Capitals of the Northeast. Please make sure you are also practicing at home. The students will need to know where the states are on the map and know its capital as well! 
 
Please reach out with any questions!
Ms. Brolin

A message from Mr. M:

Hello Musicians!

Here is a link to the sheet music for all the songs we have worked on in class. When we learn a new song in class I will add it to the link:

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1_sr2bkHQzwJnE8sNvzrz3KGP1Ik5nZmCUkPoAZetgQ8/edit?usp=sharing

Here are the playalong videos for each song:

Hot Cross Bunshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfRe-Hk10tI

Gently Sleephttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpJdu2U-6Xo

Au Clair de la Lunehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBuAk0Pp_ws&t=18s

Jingle Bellshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trJ6380LDt0

 

Have a wonderful winter break!

Mr. Mundinger

Week at a Glance 12.12-12.16

Here is what we're working on the last week before break! We have Animal Day/Free Dress Day on Friday! We also have a spelling test on Friday, the words are on the first page. 
 
For Language Arts, we are going to start inferencing after finishing Tacky. In Math, we will continue to work on Unit 3. We are starting to learn more about the relationship between fractions and decimals. In Science, we are continuing to learn states of matter. We are learning about the Northeast in Social Studies. Students will continue to match states and capitals in the Northeast. Students took home a Northeast states and capitals packet to practice and memorize, please help them with practice at home. 
 
Reminders: Our Tree Parade is on Friday (12/16). If your are able, please bring in old decorations, ornaments, etc. so we can use it for our parade! Also, please have your students bring in items for our science experiment! I sent home a letter explaining what we will need for our experiment. Please let me know if you have any questions! 
 
Enjoy your break, stay warm and safe!
Ms. Brolin

Week at a Glance 12.5-12.9

Here is the plan for the upcoming week! On Thursday (12/8) we have our field trip to the Bell Museum! We will have spelling this week, the spelling words are on the first page. Spelling test will be on Friday!
 
In Language Arts, we will be reviewing what we learned in Unit 1 on Monday and taking our Unit 1 Assessment on Tuesday. We will start Unit 3 on Wednesday. For Math, we are continuing Unit 3 and will have a quiz on Tuesday. We are starting Science again! We will be learning about States of Matter. We are also starting Chapter 5 in Social Studies this week.
 
We are having a Tree Parade this year, and will be starting to take donations! 
 
Please reach out if you have any questions!
Ms. Brolin

Week at a Glance 11.28-12.2

Here's a look into our week, I hope you all had a wonderful and relaxing break!
 
There will be no spelling this week, because we a short week. For Language Arts, we will be finalizing our final draft and making our poster boards. Students will present their project on Thursday! In Math, we will have a quiz on Monday and continue Unit 3. We will be taking our Chapter 4 test in Social Studies this week. 
 
Reminder: Our field trip is next Thursday (December 8th). Thursday (12/1) is the last day of the trimester, students do not have school on Friday (12/2).
 
Please reach out with any questions!
Ms. Brolin

Week at a Glance 11.21

Here is our plan for our short week! We will not have spelling this week. For Language Arts, we will writing the final drafts of our Animal Research Project. In Math, we are continuing Unit 3, focusing on fractions. We will continue reading Chapter 4 in Social Studies. Students have Free Dress Day on Monday and Tuesday this week. 
 
Reminder: Picture Retakes is on Tuesday, November 22nd. 
 
We do not have school on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Enjoy your break and stay warm!
 
Ms. Brolin

eLearning Packet

Attached is an eLearning packet. This packet was sent home with your student today. Please keep it in a safe place. It will be used if your student needs to learn from home in case of school closures due to weather. Thank you and let me know if you have any questions!

Week at a Glance 11.14-11.18

Good Morning!
 
Here's what we're doing this week! Spelling words are going to be on the first page, the test will be on Friday. In Language Arts, we will begin drafting our Animal Research Paper. Students will learn how to write paragraphs, topic sentences, and indentations. For Math, we will Review and take our Unit 2 Assessment. Later in the week we will begin Unit 3. The Unit 2 Test will be on Tuesday and Wednesday. In Social Studies, we will continue reading Chapter 4.
 
Reminders: Please be sure your student is wearing the proper clothing when coming to school. Please continue to bring back the permission slips for the field trip!  Any Student Ambassador forms are due on Tuesday, November 15th. We are still continuing our Butter Braid Pastry Sale until the 21st! If your student would like to participate in picture retakes, that will be on November 22!
 
Please let me know if you have any questions!
Ms. Brolin