May 4 to 8

Monday, May 4, 2015

This week we are celebrating the continued growth of Ms. Clement’s Silk worms.  They are really coming along nicely.  We also have Praying Mantis and Butterflies growing in second grade.  IMPORTANT:  please remember that your child is to be working on their insect research report.  They brought this assignment home some time ago.  If you have questions about the project see me ASAP.

Please consider contributing snack if you have not done so already.

Upcoming important dates:

  • May 20 (rm 214) or 21 (rm 215)  field trip
  • May 22 All students Spanish Field Trip
  • Festival May 21st (Evening event)

We are studying Money in math.  Please help your child practice counting mixed coins as much as possible.

Reminder:  Book reports and writing assignments are due each Friday.

This weeks assignments:
Monday: Read, Math Link,Choose writing prompt and think about it (plan)
Tuesday: Read, Math Link,Choose writing prompt and write a draft
Wednesday: Read, Math Link, Revise your writing
Thursday: Read, Math Link, Edit your writing
Friday: Read, Math Link, Submit your writing to the teacher, BOOK REPORT IS DUE

Writing Choices:
Choice 1: What if you Ruled?  What if you ruled the world and could have anything you wanted, and people would do anything you wanted?  Do you think you would get greedy and mean or be good and fair?  Write about why you think you would behave that way and what it would be like for everyone else.

Choice 2: A Mistake?  When you make a mistake, do you make up excuses?  If so, do you think people believe you?  Write about why you behave the way you do and how people respond to that.