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February 2, 2020

Posted by Swsan Beydoun on February 3, 2020 in Class News |



Language Arts:  We are working on Read to Self  Work on Writing, and Read to someone.   I have introduced a number of strategies for students to use during their reading. This weeks focus is using main idea and key detail. I ask that parents take the time to read with you child each night.  After the child has read for 30 minutes ask them questions about what they have read.   I am assigning weekly summarize that need to be done. Students must choose a book, read it and write a summary. Summarize will be due on Friday. In addition to Daily 5 we have begun MSTEP prep.

 Spelling Words:

disappear, improper, miscommunication, antisocial, import, export, invisible, distrust, mislead, disagree, 

fraction, improper fraction, equivalent, numerator, denominator





Math:  We are working on Module 5 . Module 5 focuses on fractions.  In addition I ask that parents go over their child’s basic computation skills.  Each student has a math bag. In that bag you will find division and multiplication cards. Students are struggling with basic multiplication. I ask parents to please take the time and review the basics with their students.

Science: This card marking period we will be learning about the scientific method and Energy.  Students will participate in hands on experiments to better their understanding.  I will send home readings that go along with what we are reading in class.  Please go over the reading.

Social Studies:  Students will demonstrate understanding of Our Government. Why do we need a Government?

Snacks:  Please send in a healthy snack with your child.  I ask that you only send in a fresh fruit or vegetable.  I will give them snack time.

Birthday Parties:  No cupcakes are allowed.  Please send in a healthy snack.

Weather:  Please dress your child according to the weather.  They will be going outside for recess everyday.

Upcoming Events: Wednesday February 5 Late start, February 17-21 Midwinter break.

Homework:

Monday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math learn page , Spelling 5 times each, book report due on Friday.

Tuesday: Read 30 minutes and work on summary I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math Succeed page and 182 Spelling ABC order, Study for social studies test

Wednesday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling Sentences

Thursday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling study for test

Friday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, Study computation



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January 6, 2020

Posted by Swsan Beydoun on January 8, 2020 in Class News |



Language Arts:  We are working on Read to Self  Work on Writing, and Read to someone.   I have introduced a number of strategies for students to use during their reading. This weeks focus is using main idea and key detail. I ask that parents take the time to read with you child each night.  After the child has read for 30 minutes ask them questions about what they have read.   I am assigning weekly summarize that need to be done. Students must choose a book, read it and write a summary. Summarize will be due on Friday. In addition to Daily 5 we have begun MSTEP prep.

 Spelling Words: knuckles, honor, wrestle, heir, doubt, gnat, plumber, known, answer, thumbs, axis, revolve, planet, orbit, rotation




Math:  We are working on Module 3 . Module 3 focuses Investigating and using the formulas for area and perimeter of rectangles. We are also working on multiplying 2 and 3 digits by 1 digit. We have also introduced division.  In addition I ask that parents go over their child’s basic computation skills.  Each student has a math bag. In that bag you will find division and multiplication cards. Students are struggling with basic multiplication. I ask parents to please take the time and review the basics with their students.

Science: This card marking period we will be learning about the scientific method and Energy.  Students will participate in hands on experiments to better their understanding.  I will send home readings that go along with what we are reading in class.  Please go over the reading.

Social Studies:  Students will demonstrate understanding of Our Government. Why do we need a Government?

Snacks:  Please send in a healthy snack with your child.  I ask that you only send in a fresh fruit or vegetable.  I will give them snack time.

Birthday Parties:  No cupcakes are allowed.  Please send in a healthy snack.

Weather:  Please dress your child according to the weather.  They will be going outside for recess everyday.

Upcoming Events: Week of January 13 NWEA, DRA and IReady testing Begin. Please make sure your child is well rested. January 17 Half Day Dismissal 11:45. January 20- No School , January 21– Half Day

Homework:

Monday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math learn page , Spelling 5 times each, book report due on Friday.

Tuesday: Read 30 minutes and work on summary I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math Succeed page and 182 Spelling ABC order, Study for social studies test

Wednesday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling Sentences

Thursday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling study for test

Friday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, Study computation



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December 9, 2019

Posted by Swsan Beydoun on December 10, 2019 in Class News |



Language Arts:  We are working on Read to Self  Work on Writing, and Read to someone.   I have introduced a number of strategies for students to use during their reading. This weeks focus is using Authors Point.   I ask that parents take the time to read with you child each night.  After the child has read for 30 minutes ask them questions about what they have read.   I am assigning weekly summarize that need to be done. Students must choose a book, read it and write a summary. Summarize will be due on Friday.

Week 9

 Spelling Words week 10 

conductor, harbor, cheddar, odor, avatar, elevator, collar, aviator, grammar, guitar, tenths, thousandths, hundredths, smallest, largest



Math:  We are working on Module 3 . Module 3 focuses Investigating and using the formulas for area and perimeter of rectangles.  In addition I ask that parents go over their child’s basic computation skills.  Each student has a math bag. In that bag you will find division and multiplication cards. Students are struggling with basic multiplication. I ask parents to please take the time and review the basics with their students.

Science: This card marking period we will be learning about the scientific method and Energy.  Students will participate in hands on experiments to better their understanding.  I will send home readings that go along with what we are reading in class.  Please go over the reading.

Social Studies:  Students will demonstrate understanding of human geography. We will continue unit 3. How Are Places in the United States Connected to Other Places in the United States? Students will be tested on Thursday December 12.

Snacks:  Please send in a healthy snack with your child.  I ask that you only send in a fresh fruit or vegetable.  I will give them snack time.

Birthday Parties:  No cupcakes are allowed.  Please send in a healthy snack.

Weather:  Please dress your child according to the weather.  They will be going outside for recess everyday.

Upcoming Events: December 11- Healthy Living classes begin on Wednesdays. December 12- Social Studies Test, BookFair, Skating party. December 13 PTA meeting@ 9:00 December 18- Late Start, Reading Test. December 19 Math Mid Module test. December 20- Last Day of School. January 6- School Reopens

Homework:

Monday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math learn page , Spelling 5 times each, book report due on Friday.

Tuesday: Read 30 minutes and work on summary I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math Succeed page and 182 Spelling ABC order, Study for social studies test

Wednesday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling Sentences

Thursday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling study for test

Friday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, Study computation



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November 18, 2019

Posted by Swsan Beydoun on November 18, 2019 in Class News |



Language Arts:  We are working on Read to Self  Work on Writing, and Read to someone.   I have introduced a number of strategies for students to use during their reading. This weeks focus is using context clues when determining the meaning of an unknown word.   I ask that parents take the time to read with you child each night.  After the child has read for 30 minutes ask them questions about what they have read.   I am assigning weekly summarize that need to be done. Students must choose a book, read it and write a summary. Summarize will be due on Friday.

Week 9

 Spelling Words week 10 

voucher, stretcher, bleacher, catcher, butcher, teacher, sketcher, rancher, researcher, preacher, square number, factor pair, prime number, parentheses, composite number



Math:  We are working on Module 3 . Module 3 focuses Investigating and using the formulas for area and perimeter of rectangles.  In addition I ask that parents go over their child’s basic computation skills.  Each student has a math bag. In that bag you will find division and multiplication cards.

Science: This card marking period we will be learning about the scientific method and Energy.  Students will participate in hands on experiments to better their understanding.  I will send home readings that go along with what we are reading in class.  Please go over the reading.

Social Studies:  Students will demonstrate understanding of human geography. We will begin unit 3. How Are Places in the United States Connected to Other Places in the United States?

Snacks:  Please send in a healthy snack with your child.  I ask that you only send in a fresh fruit or vegetable.  I will give them snack time.

Birthday Parties:  No cupcakes are allowed.  Please send in a healthy snack.

Weather:  Please dress your child according to the weather.  They will be going outside for recess everyday.

Upcoming Events November 27-30 No school Thanksgiving Break

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the parents for attending parent/teacher conferences. I look forward to working with you. Together we can make a difference.

Homework:

Monday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math learn page , Spelling 5 times each, book report due on Friday.

Tuesday: Read 30 minutes and work on summary I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math Succeed page 181 and 182 Spelling ABC order

Wednesday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling Sentences

Thursday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling study for test

Friday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, Study computation



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November 11, 2019

Posted by Swsan Beydoun on November 11, 2019 in Class News |

Language Arts:  We are working on Read to Self  Work on Writing, and Read to someone.   I have introduced a number of strategies for students to use during their reading. This weeks focus is using context clues when determining the meaning of an unknown word.   I ask that parents take the time to read with you child each night.  After the child has read for 30 minutes ask them questions about what they have read.   I am assigning weekly summarize that need to be done. Students must choose a book, read it and write a summary. Summarize will be due on Friday.

Week 9

 Spelling Words week 10 

voucher, stretcher, bleacher, catcher, butcher, teacher, sketcher, rancher, researcher, preacher, square number, factor pair, prime number, parentheses, composite number



Math:  We are working on Module 2. Module 2 focuses on unit conversion and problem solving with metric measurement.  In addition I ask that parents go over their child’s basic computation skills.  Each student has a math bag. In that bag you will find division and multiplication cards.

Science: This card marking period we will be learning about the scientific method and Energy.  Students will participate in hands on experiments to better their understanding.  I will send home readings that go along with what we are reading in class.  Please go over the reading.

Social Studies:  Students will demonstrate understanding of human geography. We will begin unit 3. How Are Places in the United States Connected to Other Places in the United States?

Snacks:  Please send in a healthy snack with your child.  I ask that you only send in a fresh fruit or vegetable.  I will give them snack time.

Birthday Parties:  No cupcakes are allowed.  Please send in a healthy snack.

Weather:  Please dress your child according to the weather.  They will be going outside for recess everyday.

Upcoming Events November 7, 12, 14: Conferences, November 13 field trip to Ford Rouge, November 27-30 No school Thanksgiving Break

Homework:

Monday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math learn page , Spelling 5 times each, book report due on Friday.

Tuesday: Read 30 minutes and work on summary I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math Succeed page 181 and 182 Spelling ABC order

Wednesday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling Sentences

Thursday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling study for test

Friday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, Study computation

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November 4, 2019

Posted by Swsan Beydoun on November 4, 2019 in Class News |



Language Arts:  We are working on Read to Self  Work on Writing, and Read to someone.   I have introduced a number of strategies for students to use during their reading. This weeks focus is using context clues when determining the meaning of an unknown word.   I ask that parents take the time to read with you child each night.  After the child has read for 30 minutes ask them questions about what they have read.   I am assigning weekly summarize that need to be done. Students must choose a book, read it and write a summary. Summarize will be due on Friday.

Week 8 Spelling Word 

lecture, seizure, leisure, moisture, puncture, measure, mixture, sculpture, rupture, assure, 

place value,  tens, hundreds, thousands, ten thousand

Math:  We are working on module 2. Module 2 focuses on unit conversion and problem solving with metric measurement.  In addition I ask that parents go over their child’s basic computation skills.  Each student has a math bag. In that bag you will find division and multiplication cards.

Science: This card marking period we will be learning about the scientific method and Energy.  Students will participate in hands on experiments to better their understanding.  I will send home readings that go along with what we are reading in class.  Please go over the reading.

Social Studies:  Students will demonstrate understanding of human geography. We will begin unit 3. How Are Places in the United States Connected to Other Places in the United States?

Snacks:  Please send in a healthy snack with your child.  I ask that you only send in a fresh fruit or vegetable.  I will give them snack time.

Birthday Parties:  No cupcakes are allowed.  Please send in a healthy snack.

Weather:  Please dress your child according to the weather.  They will be going outside for recess everyday.

Upcoming Events: November 5 No school, November 7, 12, 14: Conferences, November 13 field trip to Ford Rouge, November 27-30 No school Thanksgiving Break

Homework:

Monday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math learn page , Spelling 5 times each, book report due on Friday.

Tuesday: Read 30 minutes and work on summary I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math Succeed page 181 and 182 Spelling ABC order

Wednesday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling Sentences

Thursday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling study for test

Friday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, Study computation



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October 28, 2019

Posted by Swsan Beydoun on October 28, 2019 in Class News |



Language Arts:  We are working on Read to Self  Work on Writing, and Read to someone.   I have introduced a number of strategies for students to use during their reading. This weeks focus is using context clues when determining the meaning of an unknown word.   I ask that parents take the time to read with you child each night.  After the child has read for 30 minutes ask them questions about what they have read.   I am assigning weekly summarize that need to be done. Students must choose a book, read it and write a summary. Summarize will be due on Friday.

Spelling words Week 6: 

Week 7 spelling words:  redeem, relieve, even, equal, scene, cedar, between, precede, beneath, believe, environment, habitat, characteristics, adaptation, survival




Math:  We are still working on Module 1. We took the mid module assessment. Students are understanding how to use a place value chart.  We will be learning about place value, and fluently adding and subtracting multi digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm .  In addition I ask that parents go over their child’s basic computation skills.  Each student has a math bag. In that bag you will find division and multiplication cards.

Science: This card marking period we will be learning about the scientific method and Energy.  Students will participate in hands on experiments to better their understanding.  I will send home readings that go along with what we are reading in class.  Please go over the reading.

Social Studies:  Students will demonstrate understanding of how Geographers think.  Students will also be able to locate Michigan and the United States on a map. This week we will be focusing on the five regions of the United States.

Snacks:  Please send in a healthy snack with your child.  I ask that you only send in a fresh fruit or vegetable.  I will give them snack time.

Birthday Parties:  No cupcakes are allowed.  Please send in a healthy snack.

Weather:  Please dress your child according to the weather.  They will be going outside for recess everyday.

Upcoming Events: October 30 PBIS party, October 30 Boo Bash from 5:00-6:30, November 1 Half day dismissal 11:45, November 5 No school, November 7, 12, 14: Conferences, November 13 field trip to Ford Rouge, November 27-30 No school Thanksgiving Break

Homework:

Monday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math learn page 103 , Spelling 5 times each, Sign and return permission slip, book report due on Friday.

Tuesday: Read 30 minutes and work on summary I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math Succeed page 181 and 182 Spelling ABC order

Wednesday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling Sentences

Thursday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling study for test

Friday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, Study computation



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Week O f October 21

Posted by Swsan Beydoun on October 21, 2019 in Class News |

Language Arts:  We are working on Read to Self  Work on Writing, and Read to someone.   I have introduced a number of strategies for students to use during their reading. This weeks focus is using context clues when determining the meaning of an unknown word.   I ask that parents take the time to read with you child each night.  After the child has read for 30 minutes ask them questions about what they have read.   I am assigning weekly summarize that need to be done. Students must choose a book, read it and write a summary. Summarize will be due on Friday.

Spelling words Week 6: 

flight, slight sigh, fright, bright, might, climb, twice, wildlife, mind




Math:  We are still working on Module 1. We took the mid module assessment. Students are understanding how to use a place value chart.  We will be learning about place value, and fluently adding and subtracting multi digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm .  In addition I ask that parents go over their child’s basic computation skills.  Each student has a math bag. In that bag you will find division and multiplication cards.

Science: This card marking period we will be learning about the scientific method and Energy.  Students will participate in hands on experiments to better their understanding.  I will send home readings that go along with what we are reading in class.  Please go over the reading.

Social Studies:  Students will demonstrate understanding of how Geographers think.  Students will also be able to locate Michigan and the United States on a map. This week we will be focusing on the five regions of the United States.

Snacks:  Please send in a healthy snack with your child.  I ask that you only send in a fresh fruit or vegetable.  I will give them snack time.

Birthday Parties:  No cupcakes are allowed.  Please send in a healthy snack.

Weather:  Please dress your child according to the weather.  They will be going outside for recess everyday.

Upcoming Events: , October 25: DTE Presentation , October 30 PBIS party, October 30 Boo Bash from 5:00-6:30, November 1 Half day dismissal 11:45, November 5 No school, November 7, 12, 14: Conferences, November 13 field trip to Ford Rouge, November 27-30 No school Thanksgiving Break

Homework:

Monday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math learn page 103 , Spelling 5 times each, Sign and return permission slip, book report due on Friday.

Tuesday: Read 30 minutes and work on summary I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math Succeed page 181 and 182 Spelling ABC order

Wednesday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling Sentences

Thursday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling study for test

Friday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, Study computation

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Week of 10-14-2019

Posted by Swsan Beydoun on September 26, 2019 in Class News |

Language Arts:  We are working on Read to Self  Work on Writing, and Read to someone.   I have introduced a number of strategies for students to use during their reading. This weeks focus is using context clues when determining the meaning of an unknown word.   I ask that parents take the time to read with you child each night.  After the child has read for 30 minutes ask them questions about what they have read.  

Spelling words Week 5: 

today, ache, estimate, phrase, trade, parade, became, arcade, education, glacier, geography, region, direction, transportation, Midwest, landform


Math:  We are still working on Module 1. We took the mid module assessment. Students are understanding how to use a place value chart.  We will be learning about place value, and fluently adding and subtracting multi digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm .  In addition I ask that parents go over their child’s basic computation skills.  Each student has a math bag. In that bag you will find division and multiplication cards.

Science: This card marking period we will be learning about the scientific method and Energy.  Students will participate in hands on experiments to better their understanding.  I will send home readings that go along with what we are reading in class.  Please go over the reading.

Social Studies:  Students will demonstrate understanding of how Geographers think.  Students will also be able to locate Michigan and the United States on a map. This week we will be focusing on the five regions of the United States.

Snacks:  Please send in a healthy snack with your child.  I ask that you only send in a fresh fruit or vegetable.  I will give them snack time.

Birthday Parties:  No cupcakes are allowed.  Please send in a healthy snack.

Weather:  Please dress your child according to the weather.  They will be going outside for recess everyday.

Upcoming Events: October 16 late Start, October 18 Picture day, October 25: DTE Presentation

Homework:

Monday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math learn page 97, Spelling 5 times each

Tuesday: Read 30 minutes and work on summary I- Ready, LLI Homework, Zearn, Study computation, Math Succeed page 181 and 182 Spelling ABC order

Wednesday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling Sentences

Thursday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, LLI Homework, Study computation, Math succeed page _____ Spelling study for test

Friday: Read 30 minutes, I- Ready, Zearn, Study computation

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WEEK OF 9-16-2019

Posted by Swsan Beydoun on September 11, 2019 in Class News |

Language Arts:  We are working on Read to Self  Work on Writing, and Read to someone.   I have introduced a number of strategies for students to use during their reading. This weeks focus is main idea and supporting details.   I ask that parents take the time to read with you child each night.  After the child has read for 30 minutes ask them questions about what they have read.  

Spelling Words Week 1:   

oxygen, strap, bent, umbrella, shipment, prime, staple, because, hope, rumor, 

north, south, east, west, location

Math:  We are working beginning  Unit 1 in math.  Unit 1 focuses on PLACE VALUE.  We will be learning about place value, and fluently adding and subtracting multi digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm .  In addition I ask that parents go over their child’s basic computation skills.  Math flash cards can be purchased from the Dollar Store.  Each card marking period students will be tested on all 4 computations skills.

Science: This card marking period we will be learning about the scientific method and life science.  Students will participate in hands on experiments to better their understanding.  I will send home readings that go along with what we are reading in class.  Please go over the reading.

Social Studies:  Students will demonstrate understanding of how Geographers think.  Students will also be able to locate Michigan and the United States on a map. This week we will be focusing on the five regions of the United States.

Snacks:  Please send in a healthy snack with your child.  I ask that you only send in a fresh fruit or vegetable.  I will give them snack time.

Birthday Parties:  No cupcakes are allowed.  Please send in a healthy snack.

Weather:  Please dress your child according to the weather.  They will be going outside for recess everyday.

Upcoming Events: 9-20-10 Half Day

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Special Classes

Wednesday & Friday – Gym

Thursday & Friday- Art

Thursday-Music and Science Enrichment

Spelling Words: 

today, ache, estimate, phrase, trade, parade, became, arcade, deucation, glacier, organism, light, energy, air, water

Homework

Monday: Read 30 minutes, spelling 5 times each

Tuesday:  Read 30 minutes, spelling ABC, finish 1st paragraph of opinion writing

Wednesday: Read 30 minutes, spelling sentences, finish 2nd and 3rd paragraph of opinion essay

Thursday: Read 30 minutes, study for test,

Don’t forget to bring in your canned goods.

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