NEWSLETTER, Week of February 5
PARENTS: It has been a really busy week! I am out of the classroom Thursday and Friday of this week attending the Arizona Gifted and Talented annual conference. Please make notes of the following important dates:
NOTES TO SELF:
TODAY is picture day! Order pictures on line: Click Here to Purchase Pictures Online
Saturday, February 8: Family Fun Night
Thursday, February 13: San Tan University. We are SO FORTUNATE to have guest speaker, Dr. Paul Beljan speaking specifically about the gifted brain followed by Dr. Sippel’s address: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090b48a8ad2aa3fa7-santan2
Monday, February 17: President’s Day No School
MINDS AT WORK:
MATH: Students are moving from measuring and telling time to looking at time zones around the world and measuring lengths.
WORD STUDY: Students are completing work in their word study notebooks
SCIENCE: We are looking at measurable properties of matter this week and gearing up for learning about the periodic table of elements
LITERATURE STUDY: Thank you for having student copies in the classroom! Things are definitely heating up as we try to fit the clues together to solve this contemporary Harlem mystery!
SOCIAL STUDIES/WRITERS WORKSHOP: We are delving into the events and opinions of the early American patriots while, at the same time, working on writing our opinions. Students are also completing Phase I of their assigned revolution character research project for our upcoming Wax Museum (more information coming)
Enjoy the rest of your week!