Sunday, May 20, 2018

Weekly Update May 21-25, 2018

Important information: Formal assessments are finished for the year with the exception of math and reading fluency. There are still a few kiddos who need the extra practice so I will be working with them this week hoping to increase their final scores.

Super Exciting News: Our class was one of the winners for Box Tops/Redner’s receipts, so we are going to be treated this Wednesday to an ice cream party by Chill Out Ice Cream! Thank you to all who helped contribute to this worthy cause. (Don’t send a snack in with your child for Wed.)

ELA- “Poems”

Spelling-List 24 words will not be tested, but will be practiced in school.

Math- Topic 15: Geometry, plane shapes and solid figures. Practice math fluency with flash cards; sums to 10. We will introduce Fractions, too.

Science- Movement, describe ways objects move.


Monday (Day 3): Gym class w/Miss Brylewski

Tuesday (Day 4): Computer class w/Mr. Glessner

Wednesday (Day 5): Music class w/Mrs. Schwartz

Thursday (Day 6): Art class w/Mrs. Zink

Friday (Day 7): Carnival Day! Dress down and bring spray sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses. They should wear sneakers and socks for the bounce houses and other activities
Report cards will not be going home until June 5th.

I hope you have a fantastic week!

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Weekly Update May 4-18, 2018

Important information: Dibels math testing went well last week and we will have the reading portion this week.
I have great news for everyone! We are done with spelling, reading comprehension and math topic assessments. We will continue with math and reading fluency and one or two more writing assessments. I’m so proud of their accomplishments this year.


ELA- “Ira Sleeps Over” Continue reading each night for AR, and review words in the green notebook. Be sure to read to your child at least once a week as they need to hear fluency and expression. Plus it’s a great reason to snuggle!

Spelling-List 23 words will not be tested, but will be practiced in school.

Math- Topic 15: Geometry, plane shapes and solid figures. Practice math fluency with flash cards; sums to 10.

Science- Movement, describe ways objects move.


Monday (Day 8): Gym class w/Miss Brylewski

Tuesday (Day 9): Computer class w/Mr. Glessner

Wednesday (Day 10): Music class w/Mrs. Schwartz

Thursday (Day 1): Art class w/Mrs. Zink

Friday (Day 2): Keyboarding class w/Ms. Casserly
Don’t forget to read over the weekend! Please check the Friday Folder for important papers to keep; then sign and date the front sheet. Send the folder back to school on Monday.


I hope you have a wonderful week!

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Weekly Update May 7-11, 2018

Important information: Don’t forget those spring sports/activity schedules. Hopefully the weather is ready to cooperate!

Book orders should be in by Wednesday!
Our class will shop for Book Fair during their library class on Friday.

ELA- “Simple Machines” Continue reading each night for AR, and review words in the green notebook. Be sure to read to your child at least once a week as they need to hear fluency and expression. Plus it’s a great reason to snuggle!

Spelling-List 22 words, “oi-oy”. Look for corrections, written in red, to be written 3 times each, all week until Friday’s test.

Math- Topic 14: using graphs and collecting data. The children are working on a bulletin board project. They created a survey question and asked each other their questions. They are making tally charts and graphs to complete the survey. It will be our May bulletin board. They are doing a wonderful job! Practice math fluency with flash cards; sums to 10.

Science- We are wrapping up our presentations this week. The children did AMAZING! Thank you for helping them with these projects! They were so proud of their projects!

Monday (Day 3): Gym class w/Miss Brylewski

Tuesday (Day 4): Computer class w/Mr. Glessner

Wednesday (Day 5): Music class w/Mrs. Schwartz

Thursday (Day 6): Art class w/Mrs. Zink

Friday (Day 7): Library class w/Mr. Demsko and Book Fair Shopping
Don’t forget to read over the weekend! Please check the Friday Folder for important papers to keep; then sign and date the front sheet. Send the folder back to school on Monday.

I hope you have a stress-free week!

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Weekly Update April 30-May 4, 2018

Important information: Don’t forget those spring sports/activity schedules. Hopefully the weather is ready to cooperate!

Book orders are due this week. Our class book order does not charge tax on books! If you order through our class, you will be saving money for the same books! If the orders are all in on time, your child will have them by Friday of the next week (5-11), if enough people order, I may be able to get rush delivery and we would have them by Wed.!

ELA- “Dot and Jabber” Continue reading each night for AR, and review words in the green notebook. Be sure to read to your child at least once a week as they need to hear fluency and expression. Plus it’s a great reason to snuggle!

Spelling-List 21 words, “oo”. Look for corrections, written in red, to be written 3 times each, all week until Friday’s test.

Math- Topic 14: using graphs and collecting data. Practice math fluency with flash cards; sums to 10.

Science- Please continue to send in the Earth Day Projects. I’m so excited to see their projects. Each year they knock my socks off! So far they have been wonderful! I will accept them until May 4th, because after that, things are just too hectic. (If anyone needs an extension just message me and I’m sure I’ll be able to fit it in during the next week.) Please be sure they know what it is made from and how it was made. The children will be presenting to each other during science class.

Monday (Day 8): Gym class w/Miss Brylewski

Tuesday (Day 9): Computer class w/Mr. Glessner

Wednesday (Day 10): Music class w/Mrs. Schwartz

Thursday (Day 1): Art class w/Mrs. Zink

Friday (Day 2): Keyboarding w/Ms. Casserly
Don’t forget to read over the weekend! Please check the Friday Folder for important papers to keep; then sign and date the front sheet. Send the folder back to school on Monday.

I hope you have a wonderful week!

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Weekly Update April 26-27, 2018

Important information: The PBIS reward for our class will be on Thursday, during our special class time. Please have your child dressed in gym clothes as the reward is bounce houses. Please be sure they are wearing socks.

Don’t forget those spring sports/activity schedules. Hopefully the weather is ready to cooperate!



ELA- “Mole and Baby Bird” Continue reading each night for AR, and review words in the green notebook. Be sure to read to your child at least once a week as they need to hear fluency and expression. Plus it’s a great reason to snuggle!

Spelling-List 20 words, “ou”. Look for corrections, written in red, to be written 3 times each, all week until Friday’s test.

Math- Topic 14: using graphs and collecting data. Practice math fluency with flash cards; sums to 10.

Science- Please send in the Earth Day Projects this week. I’m so excited to see their projects. Each year they knock my socks off! I will accept them until May 4th, because after that, things are just too hectic. Please be sure they know what it is made from and how it was made. The children will be presenting to each other during science class.

Monday (Day 3): Gym class w/Miss Brylewski

Tuesday (Day 4): Computer class w/Mr. Glessner

Wednesday (Day 5): Music class w/Mrs. Schwartz

Thursday (Day ): PBIS Reward: Bounce Houses!!!!

Friday (Day 7): Library class w/Mr. Demsko
Don’t forget to read over the weekend! Please check the Friday Folder for important papers to keep; then sign and date the front sheet. Send the folder back to school on Monday.

I hope you have a stress-free week!

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Weekly Update April 16-20, 2018

Important information: Please don’t forget to send in schedules for your child’s spring activities. I really need to plan in advance because this is my daughter’s senior year and she has a lot of activities coming up that I will need to plan and adjust accordingly.

Thank you to everyone who helped to make our basket for the auction so wonderful!

Please be sure to have your child eat breakfast at home on Tuesday. There will not be enough time to send them for breakfast due to our field trip. We must be on the bus before 9:00. Checking attendance, using the restroom and loading the bus takes time. Thank you in advance for your cooperation in this matter.

ELA- “Tippy-Toe Chick” Continue reading each night for AR, and review words in the green notebook. Be sure to read to your child at least once a week as they need to hear fluency and expression. Plus it’s a great reason to snuggle!

Spelling-List 19 words, “ow” . Look for corrections, written in red, to be written 3 times each, all week until Friday’s test.

Math- Topic 13: review and testing. Topic 14: using graphs and collecting data. Practice math fluency with flash cards; sums to 10.

Science- Earth and Sky, topics to be discussed: rocks, soil, erosion, and recycling. Earth Day Projects may begin to come into class on the 23rd.


Monday (Day 8): Gym class w/Miss Brylewski

Tuesday (Day 9): FIELD TRIP!!! HURRAY!!!

Wednesday (Day 10): Music class w/Mrs. Schwartz

Thursday (Day 1): Art class w/Mrs. Zink

Friday (Day 2): Keyboarding w/Ms. Casserly
Don’t forget to read over the weekend! Please check the Friday Folder for important papers to keep; then sign and date the front sheet. Send the folder back to school on Monday.

I hope you have a wonderful week!

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Weekly Update April 9-13, 2018
Important information: The basket is AWESOME! Thanks to all who were able to help. It’s too long to list everything on this note so look for a different update paper.

Hope the planning for the Earth Day Projects is fun and interesting. Please don’t stress and don’t hesitate to ask me about any questions you may have about the project.

Math and reading fluency is coming along, please be sure to practice math facts at home and continue reading!

Be sure to get the field trip papers back as quickly as possible. The lunch slips must be returned quickly as well so they can plan ahead for the lunches. No child will be allowed to go without a signed permission slip on file.


ELA- “Henry and Mudge” Continue reading each night for AR, and review words in the green notebook. Be sure to read to your child at least once a week as they need to hear fluency and expression. Plus it’s a great reason to snuggle!

Spelling-List 18 words, “suffixes;- ly and -ful” . Look for corrections, written in red, to be written 3 times each, all week until Friday’s test.

Math- Topic 13: measuring time to the hour and the half-hour. Practice math fluency with flash cards; sums to 10.

Science- Earth and Sky, topics to be discussed: rocks, soil, erosion, and recycling.


Monday (Day 3): Gym class w/Miss Brylewski

Tuesday (Day 4): Computer class w/Mr. Glessner.

Wednesday (Day 5): Library class w/Mr. Demsko

Thursday (Day 6): Art class w/Mrs. Zink

Friday (Day 7): Library class w/Mr. Demsko
Don’t forget to read over the weekend! Please check the Friday Folder for important papers to keep; then sign and date the front sheet. Send the folder back to school on Monday.

Have a wonderful week!