March 6, 2020
Greetings from Room 116!
Thank you to all of our fabulous families for taking time out of your busy schedules to attend conferences. It was wonderful to meet with everyone to share successes.
Back in the classroom, we made the most of our short but sweet week:
ELA: We reviewed the past 5 weeks of spelling patterns and took a quick assessment to see what we have learned. In addition, we published our biography pieces, designing personal portraits to match. During Reader’s Workshop, we continued to examine how characters deal with challenges.
Math: We explored equivalent fractions with shapes, sets, and number lines.
Science/SS: We conducted a hands-on activity to better understand how natural selection occurs in Science. In Social Studies, we took 2-column notes about the home/work life of the colonists.
Other: We were entertained by a fantastic Dr. Seuss Reader’s Theater presentation on Monday. Then on Wednesday, we were blessed to have a visit from several members of the Dennis Fire Department. We also continued to use Study Island to practice for our upcoming MCAS tests. Please note that the ELA assessment will be administered on 4/14 and 4/15, while the Math assessment will take place on 512 and 5/13.
Remember to spring forward this weekend!
P.S. Please make sure that students are reading nightly and practicing their math facts. Check out my blog for some helpful resources at https://msfeeney.edublogs.org/