March 8, 2013

Have a wonderful weekend, everyone, and remember to keep up our homework streak on Monday so that we reach the 5th grade record of 3 days!  This includes your reading logs and your PREZI’s (if you still haven’t finished)!

Homework: Shooting for our streak to reach 3 days!!  🙂
1) Turn in signed reading logs & read 20 minutes!
2) Finish your Prezi if you haven’t already by MONDAY!  Click here for the rubric.  Remember, you need to:
*find an article & describe what happened the Prezi
*include at least 1 picture and 1 video about the subject
*include an explanation of WHY you think it happened (the cause)
*include an explanation of what you think HAS happened or MIGHT happen because of the event in the article (the effects)

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!
*Leadership Ropes Course Experience:  a flyer is going home today, but if you’re interested, or have questions, email Mr. White at the Jr. High at  It’s $85 for the week (5th grade is June 17-21).  See the permission slip that went home if you’re interested!

Upcoming Events: 
*March 15: Poetry Contest!!  This is an opportunity to have your poetry actually published!!  They are focusing on haikus this year, but all poetry forms are encouraged!  Click here for information on how haikus are written!
*March 15: Grandparent’s Day!  From 10:30-11:30, we would love for any grandparents that are able to come and read with their grandchild!  Our class will have a read-a-thon at that time so their grandparent can come and join in!  
*March 22: End of Term 3
*March 22nd: Arbor Day poster contest (our school has registered our grade already)!
*March 26: Boxtops due
*March 29: Dad’s and donuts & boxtop dress down.  Report cards to go home.
*April 1-5: Spring Break


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