Daily Archives: February 17, 2012

Mrs. Piatt’s Weekly Newsletter

Week of February 20, 2012

*We had a great turnout for biography presentations!  The students did a great job!

Special Reminders:

*Monday – Happy Presidents’ Day (No School)!

*Spelling test – Friday

*1:30 Early Dismissal – Friday

What are we learning this week?

Language Arts: 

In writing, we’ll practice compare/contrast skills, summarizing, and other writing skills.  Focus skills in reading will revolve around theme.  We are also be exploring fables, folktales, and other narrative forms.

Math:

Our test on measurement is scheduled for Thursday.  Have you heard about the treats that we’ve been measuring?

Social Studies:

Please encourage your child to share his/her scrapbook with you.  It will be coming home soon.  We needed a few more days to add a few finishing touches before they get graded.

Science:

Have you seen your child’s electricity journal?  This journal is a good summary of the key concepts that we’re discussing and investigating in class.