April 4 to 8

Monday, April 4, 2016

No School this Friday (teacher institue day)

Festival is this Thursday!  April 7th.

Report Card Pick-Up will be from 12-6 pm on
Wednesday, April 13. This is also the LSC
Election Day, which is hosted in the gym.

Look for festival announcements and Walk-a-thon information in the take home folders.

Please contribute snack.

Questions about Friday, April 1st? Ask a teacher! We ask for your continued support as we fight for sustainable revenue and social justice.

Please have students complete and turn in their writing assignments on Thursday this week. There are still many students not completing home assignments. If there is some obstacle in getting the work done please speak to your child’s classroom teacher before this negatively impacts their overall grade.

Home Assignments:

  • Read daily 15 minute minimum 7 days (track on the contract due Mon)
  • Math Home link (make it more challenging for your child as needed)
  • Word study: daily practice sight words for improved reading fluency (5 days)
  • Writing Application: Mon plan, Tues draft, Wed revise, Thurs edit, Fri submit

Writing Application Choices:

Choice #1: Instructions
Pretend you are teaching someone how to grow a flower.  Write sentences that tell what to do.  Rememeber to write the steps in order.

Choice #2: “JAck and the Beanstalk” is a story about a boy who climbs a huge vine.  Pretend you have grown a giant plant.  Write a story about something that happens to you and your plant.

Sight words: away, began, brothers, brown, earth, here, learning, surprised, there, without