September 10, 2013

Today, we worked on practicing converting between mixed numbers and fractions.  Below are a couple of games to practice!
Mathman Pac Man Game

Also, as we continue to prepare for JA Biztown, and as we learn more about economies, click here for a game that will help you think more about Economics in Action!


Homework
1) Read for 20 minutes
2) Select your first homework project choice, & complete your homework journal on what you do tonight! 
Click here for this week’s choices!  Remember that you must write a homework journal entry on your project’s progress every day, Monday through Thursday, and turn it in on Friday!  Click here for an example of the homework journal.
3) Visit BroadMeadow’s blog in England, and leave comments if you think of something helpful, positive, and specific, or if you have any questions!  It’s their Quadblogging highlight week!

Upcoming Events
*Sep. 12: Parent Night for 4th & 5th grade, 5:30-7:00 pm
*Sep. 20 (Friday): Biztown Job Fair!  Dress professionally!  Parents, to volunteer to run a booth and interview students, click here!  It will be from 11:15-1:45. 
*Sep. 24: Elementary Room Parent Social, 3:30
*Sep. 24: Boxtops due!
*Sep. 27: Progress Reports go home (mid term!)
*Sep. 27: Boxtop dress-down!
*Oct. 8: Biztown field trip!  To volunteer as a chaperone, click here (keeping in mind you will need a background check).  To volunteer for our the Job Fair on Sep. 20, click here!
*Oct. 16-18: Fall Break, no school!
*Oct. 31: End of Term 1!  All pizza reading books for term 1 must be completed by this day!


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