Monday, December 26, 2011

Week of January 3, 2012

Dear students & parents,

Welcome back from the break! I hope you had a very blessed Christmas and a wonderful New Year! In class, we will be working on our New Year's Resolutions, so start thinking about some goals you would like to work toward in 2012!

This Friday is whole school mass & early dismissal--make sure to make arrangements to pick your child up on time at 12:00PM!

In Science, we are continuing our journey through weather & climate and discovering how certain parts of our environment affect our climate. Please explore the following websites to learn more:
In Social Studies, we are looking at the beginning of European colonies in the Americas. We have already looked at Roanoke, Jamestown, & the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Now we are going to explore the original 13 colonies. Have a look at the websites that follow:
In math, we are learning how to divide decimals by decimals. The following websites can give you some extra support:


Let's have a great 2012 :-)

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Week of December 5, 2011

Hello students and families!

Here are some announcements for the week:
  • Please make sure to sign your child's report card and have them return it to me! 
  • We will be beginning Good Touch/Bad Touch this week--thank you for returning all of the permission slips in a timely manner!
  • Remember to continue studying for the Spelling Bee!
  • This Friday is a full day w/ dismissal at 3:00pm.
Social Studies
We are studying the first English colonies in the New World (Americas). Specifically, we are looking at the exploration of John Smith. Look into the following website for a fun adventure to learn more about John Smith:\

We are studying the Greenhouse Effect & Global Warming. Look at the following websites to learn more on your own time!
Students are also working on research projects on severe weather conditions. They must research the weather condition and then create a PowerPoint presentation that they will present to the class. Students can find information on these weather conditions at the following website:
Students are working on multiplying decimals. View the example below:

Let's have a great week & remember to reflect on the time of Advent!