Parents, thank you for coming to Back to School Night last week. It was great to meet you. The last three days have been full of "getting to know you" activities with the Rozelle gazelles and shared discussion of classroom rules/ expectations, reading, class jobs, birthday graphs, and more! Students have all been on time this past week and ready to learn! Go Gazelles!
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Tests this week on Friday, Sept. 12
Math, Chapter 1 - see below Spelling Unit #1 Mad Minute; timed test on addition
Book orders due on Wed., Oct. 10
Parent "homework" from back to school night due this week
Parents, remember to get your TB test results and blue volunteer forms to the school office
Thank you, parents, for signing up to volunteers. I will be in touch with you soon.
Some parents need to sign up for their student led conference - list of times available coming soon.
Friday is free dress day and Constitution Day at Roadrunner Roundup at 8:25 a.m.
Language Arts - Reading/Writing in class
Story Theme: Journeys Story Title: Akiak Mini-lessons: Flow Map/Thinking Map and Summary Writing Responding to Literature: Using complete sentences to answer questions about the story; jumping into the text to support our thinking/answers; referencing our answers
Writing: Introduction to the writing process Summary writing using flow map
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Thinking Maps - in class ... Bubble Map to describe ourselves ... Double Bubble Map to compare and contrast our likes and dislikes to a friend's likes and dislikes
Math - in class and homework
Chapter 1 - Benchmarks and Estimates - in class Homework practice and problem solving assigned and due daily. No homework assigned on Friday
Reading Homework - reading and reading logs ...
20 minutes of more of reading independently or with a parent or sibling required Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs. nights.
Students required to fill in reading logs nightly
Parents sign reading logs Thursdays; due on Fridays
Science - in class
We begin our 9 week unit on Rocks/Minerals
Social Studies - in class
Geography of the world. Students must be able to label a map with all 7 continents, oceans, prime meridian, equator, latitude/longitude lines, northern hemisphere, southern hemisphere, eastern hemisphere, western hemisphere, relative location of California, exact location. Definition of "hemisphere."