November 26, 2012

Welcome back, everyone!  I hope you all had an excellent Thanksgiving!  We had a great day back–a couple highlights included a team building experience (some comments afterwards were: “You need to cooperate and use teamwork.”  “You have to be communicators.”  “It took concentration”), and discovering a couple big ideas in comparing fractions.  See pictures of both below!
Homework: 

1) Math (5-2): p. 107 all, p. 108 all.  Redo the unit 4 test and other low scoring quizzes!

2) Read 20 minutes and get it signed–remember that every day read must be signed!! 

3) Spelling due Wednesday

Items of Business

*Class Store: If you have any extra soda, candy, trinkets, jewelry, or toys that you would like to donate to class store, please send it with your child!  We would like to do one more often to serve as a motivator for positive behavior!

Upcoming Events:

*November 30: 4th & 5th grade bilingual play!
*Dec. 4-5: Christmas Concerts at 6 pm each night at the Jr. High.  Students with last names starting with A-L will perform on the 4th and M-Z on the 5th.
*Dec. 18: Boxtops due
*Dec. 21: Boxtop dress down day.
*Dec. 21: 12:30 early release!  Bring a snack–lunch will not be served!
*December 21: Bring any knitted “Cast cozies” to the front office by this date.
*Dec. 24-Jan. 4: Christmas break!
*Jan. 18: End of term 2

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