# Miller elementary Week of February 24th – 28th- From Mr. Awada

Good Evening Miller Parent(s),
Hope you enjoyed a wonderful week!
A couple important announcements:
Monday – School in session for all students. PTA Pizza sale Monday after school in the Cafeteria, \$1 per slice or \$8 whole pizza.
Wednesday – All 3rd – 5th Grade students will be attending a field trip to Orchestra Hall, a great experience where students will attend a live performance by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
Wednesday – PTA Bake Sale, after school, please send baked good donations to the Office. Thanks in advance for the continued support of our wonderful PTA..
Friday – PTA Meeting / Open House, 9 a.m. Miller Cafeteria, raffle prizes and pizza party with the classroom having the most representation.  LAHC presents Healthy Living / Cooking alternatives. All activities will be hands on, we look forward to seeing all!
Have a super week!
Respectfully,

Mrs. Amal Abdulla – Assistant principal

Team Miller

# Focus for the week of February 24, 2020

Reading: Student will learn to recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral. They will include transitional words in their recount.

Math:  Students will add and subtract within 1000, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method. Understand that in adding or subtracting three-digit numbers, one adds or subtracts hundreds and hundreds, tens and tens, ones and ones; and sometimes it is necessary to compose or decompose tens or hundreds.They will mentally add 10 or 100 to a given number 100-900, and mentally subtract 10 or 100 from a given number 100-900. Students will explain why addition and subtraction strategies work, using place value and the properties of operations.

Writing: Students will understand how to write a narrative paper. They will work on the steps in the writing process from drafting, revising, editing to publishing.

Science: Students will learn about the structure and properties of matter. They will learn that different kinds of matter exist and many of them can be either solid or liquid, depending on temperature. Students will learn that matter can be described and classified by its observable properties Students will learn that different properties are suited to different purposes.

Social Studies:  Students will understand the duties of state and local government by comparing them to the national government. They will make a t-chart explaining all the duties of different governments. Students will learn about different branches of government, council, court, and mayor.

# Week Of February 10, 2019

Good Morning Miller Parent(s),
Hope your weekend was restful and relaxing. Thank you Miller pTA for a wonderful Movie Night, many smiles and a great evening of fun.
Important Reminders:
1) PTA Pizza Monday, after school in the Cafeteria \$1 a slice and \$8 a pizza.
2) Family Game Night this Thursday, Free \$15 game for the first 60 families.  Game Night begins promptly at 4:45 p.m.  looking forward to a wonderful family event.
3) Midwinter Break – February 17th – 21st, school reopens February 24th.
Have a super week and a restful mid winter break.
Respectfully,
Team Miller

# Math Family Game Night

First 60 families to arrive will receive a \$15 Title 1 Coupon

# Focus for the Week of February 10, 2020

Reading: Student will learn to recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral. They will include transitional words in their recount.

Math:  Students will use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing with unknowns in all positions, e.g. by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

Writing: Students will understand how to write a narrative paper. They will work on the steps in the writing process from drafting, revising, editing to publishing.

Science: Students will learn about the structure and properties of matter. They will learn that different kinds of matter exist and many of them can be either solid or liquid, depending on temperature. Students will learn that matter can be described and classified by its observable properties Students will learn that different properties are suited to different purposes.

Social Studies:  Students will understand the duties of state and local government by comparing them to the national government. They will make a t-chart explaining all the duties of different governments. Students will learn about different branches of government, council, court, and mayor.

# Miller Weekly Reminders

Friendly Reminders:

Happenings at Miller Elementary and throughout the district:
Gleaners Food Bank Tuesday 11 a.m.
Wednesday Late Start, school begins at 9:35 a.m.
Newsletter attached in addition to important informational announcements, have a great evening.