Message to Parents
Next week we will be busy! Besides getting ready for Open House, students have Spring Picture Day, Jog-a-thon, a Minimum Day, and their field trip to Jurupa Discovery Center. Please read the bottom of their Homework Packet for important detailed information!
Your child's interview is due Friday, March 17. They can either ask the questions about themselves or address the question so that it's about the person being interviewed. If possible, please send me a photo of the person who was interviewed. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also print out the picture with your copier. It doesn't have to be in color. In class, students will create an essay using the information they gathered from the Interview. You can see the end result on Open House!
UPDATE: 9 students did not turn in their Interview! I didn't give a 1/2 sheet on Monday and Thursday so that it could get done. Please turn it in by Monday, March 20.
The most important thing to remember is that your child needs to be the main contributor of the project. Mom and dad shouldn't be doing all of the work while Tommy is playing video games in his room. Encourage your child to think, imagine, create, and contribute to the dinosaur being built. Also, have your child carefully read and follow the grading rubric. It would be a shame to lose points for silly mistakes.
Accelerated Reader/Accelerated Math
On Thursday, March 16, I attached two papers to your child's Behavior Report. The first is a list of all the Accelerated Reader books your child read and tested on during the 2nd trimester. Just to give you an idea, the lowest was a student who read less than 10 books. The highest was a student who read over 60 books. The second paper deals with Accelerated Math. It gives you an idea of how many objectives your child has mastered. There are a total of 90 objectives. Your child can work on Accelerated Math by logging on through Home Connect. I already taught the students how to do this but they can ask for help if they've forgotten. The username and password is the same as it is for Renaissance Place.
We are almost done with Chapter 7. This test will be on counting money and telling time. Whenever possible, encourage your child to count spare change and to read the time from an analog clock.
Some reminders for students:
Half past, means 30 minutes after. A quarter after, means 15 minutes after.
Students should also know the difference between A.M. and P.M.
Parents, please make sure to take your children to Pizza Hut so their coupons can be redeemed!
These are the students who met their goals for the following months:
Jasat, Andrew, Alexandra, Kaela, Abigail, Victor, Landon, Jonathan, Jaeleen, Jessica, Joshua, Jasmine
Nicholas A., Andrew, Alexandra, Kaela, Victor, Joel, Noah
Nicholas A., Andrew, Jackie, Alexandra, Victor, Landon, Jonathan, Jessica, Jasmine, Noah
Jasmine, Abby, Joel, Jonathan, Monica, Damian, Chanel, Allen, Jayden, Payton, Ryder, Jackie, Noah, Alexandra, Kaela, Jasat, Joshua, Landon, Andrew, Jessica, Victor
Jasat, Nicholas A., Damian, Andrew, Jackie, Alexandra, Kaela, Victor, Joel, Jonathan, Monica, Dawson, Chanel, Payton, Jessica, Joshua, Jasmine
STRIVE FOR 45 MINUTES OF PRACTICE ON I-READY!
Students have been working on meeting their goal of 45 minutes per week on I-Ready!
The more practice, the better their skills will become.
The following students have done I-Ready for at least 45 minutes. The number indicates how many weeks they have met the goal! Congratulations!
Nicholas A., Joel
Riley, Jasmine, Jonathan
Ryder, Jasat, Alexandra
Payton, Allen, Jayden
Monica, Andrew, Jessica, Nicolas T.S., Joshua