Week of October 2, 2017

Our Week

Math – We completed Chapter 3: Subtraction. We will review the concepts on Tuesday and have our chapter test on Wednesday. Students will be tested on the following concepts: subtract mentally, estimate differences, subtract 3-digit and 4-digit numbers, and subtract across zeros.

ELA – This past week we read a story about astronaut, Ellen Ochoa. We also applied our understanding of character traits in a fun new writing project.

Content – We finished our Map Skills Unit. Next up is Matter!

Spelling – We took our Lesson 5 test on Friday. The Lesson 6 list was sent home.

Last week we also had our very first Binkley Bucks Store. Students can earn Binkley Bucks in a variety of ways: good behavior, winning games, being our “Mystery Walker”, etc. Once a month, students get a chance to spend their BB on coupons, candy, pencils, and other little goodies. In addition to earning BB, students also earn jewels for their clips during the Binkley Bucks Store. Needless to say, this is something that we look forward to all month long!

Our Week Ahead

Monday – No School

Tuesday – Art

Wednesday – Library, Math Test

Thursday – Music (Please make sure that your child has his/her recorder and music)

Friday – PE (Wear sneakers!), Spelling and Vocab Tests

Looking Ahead

October 17th – PTO Friendly’s Fundraiser 5-8pm

October 19th – Pink Out Day

October 20th – No School

Have a great LONG weekend!

Mrs. Binkley

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