May 2 to 6

Monday, May 2, 2016

PTA Events:
 Walk-a-Thon: Friday, May 20th
 Asian Heritage Assembly: Friday, May 27th
 57th Street Arts Fair: Friday, June 3 – Sunday, June 5
 Picnic: Tuesday, June 21

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

  • We invite parents to consider presenting a brief 10 talk about a special place on the globe.  We have already heard a bit about Italy and we will hear about China and Germany this week.
  • Ms. Sheridan needs volunteers to help put year end books together.
  • Our final field trip needs chaperons.

Please contribute snack

Please provide your child with a water bottle with sport lid.

Our next 7 weeks will focus on getting ready for 3rd grade.  In science we are studying living things (insects).  In math we are doing a unit on geometry (shapes) and double digit addition and subtraction. Please be sure to be practicing at home every day.

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: A description
Write a description of a Dinosaur bone you have seen at a museum or in a book.

Choice #2: Write an essay about what you think it might be like to be a scientist.

Sight words: buy, called, even, father, maybe, outside, tomorrow, town, water, where