Coach BLeggett

Coach BLeggett

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Curriculum Update February 21-24

I hope that everyone has a wonderful weekend.   It was great seeing all of you at conferences.  Your children excelled at leading their conference.  I really enjoyed listening to them reflect and discuss their strengths and stretches.

As we discussed at conferences, this week will be a busy week for third grade. Please remember to send in a sack lunch with your child on Tuesday.  We will leave for the symphony at 10:00 and return by 1:00. We will eat lunch when we return.

The international festival is on Thursday.  Please send in your food dish and have your child already dressed in the attire they will be wearing for the assembly and taste-fest.  The all-school assembly will take place at 10:00 and the taste-fest will begin at 2:15.  You are welcome to attend both events.  We are still in need of volunteers, so you are more than welcome to help serve, decorate, or clean up if you would like.

Please send in a plain white t-shirt by Friday for our KSA Super Bowl.

A big THANK YOU to Gina Reynolds for leading the V-Day party.  It was definitely a success. The children had a fabulous time. Thank you to Mrs. Gipson, Mr. Bidnick, and Mrs. Burton for assisting with the party.  Thank you for sending in all the items for the party.  I really appreciate it. 

The 5th grade is having a food drive for Saint Mary's food kitchen.  Please send in non-perishable items to help support their wonderful cause.  Also, Friday is pajama day.

Rigby ReadingWe will continue working on character traits, determining main idea, retelling, and comparing/contrasting characters and events that have taken place in one story and between two stories. 

enVision Math
We will complete Topic 8 this week with a focus on problem-solving.  We will take a test on Topic 8 on Friday.

There will be NO spelling this week due to the short week, field trip, final preparation for the reading assessments and the international festival.  Spelling will resume the week of March 5.

Social Studies
We will conclude our focus on the celebration of cultures, events, traditions and holidays with our culminating international festival on Thursday. 

The students will receive their research papers this week.  They did a WONDERFUL job! We will also write friendly letters to our pen pals.

Have a fantastic week!  :)

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