Stage 2 of the Invention Log is due on Monday. On Friday, we will visit the library as usual (please make sure your students wear their Satori shirts!).

**Homework:**

Due Monday – practice poem; practice math strategies; Invention Log Stage 2

Due Tuesday – Alphabetize spelling words; practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Wednesday – Use spelling words in sentences; practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Thursday – Secret code spelling; practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Friday – Spelling boxes; practice poem; practice math strategies

Weekend homework – practice poem; practice math strategies

In **reading**, we will focus on using punctuation as road signs when reading.

In **language arts,** we will finish editing our magazine and work on report-writing.

**2 ^{nd} Grade math** will continue to work on multiplication and begin looking at division.

**3 ^{rd} Grade Math** will continue working with geometry, angles, and 2D shapes.

**Social studies** will continue to examine the 3 branches of government and begin an examination of the election process.

In **science** this week, we will finish learning about different types of energy.

I hope everyone had a great President’s Day! This is the last week of our fourth grading period. On Friday, we will visit the library as usual (please make sure your students wear their Satori shirts!) and will have a meeting with Mr. Tom from the Houston Museum of Natural Science. We will also have a visit from the Beach Patrol Friday morning. Stage 2 of the Invention Log is due by Monday of next week.

**Homework:**

Due Monday – practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Tuesday – Alphabetize spelling words; practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Wednesday – Use spelling words in sentences; practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Thursday – Secret code spelling; practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Friday – Spelling boxes; practice poem; practice math strategies

Weekend homework – practice poem; practice math strategies; finish stage 2 of the Invention Log

In **reading**, we will do a couple of projects based on *The Courage of Sarah Noble*.

In **language arts,** we will continue writing reports and work on editing our magazine.

**2 ^{nd} Grade math** will begin working on addition.

**3 ^{rd} Grade Math** will continue working with geometry, starting our study of angles.

**Social studies** will focus on the three branches of the government

In **science** this week, we will learn about different types of energy.

On Friday, we will visit the library as usual (please make sure your students wear their Satori shirts!). Next week, the school will be closed on Monday in observance of Presidents’. Day.

**Homework:**

Due Monday – practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Tuesday – practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Wednesday – practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Thursday – practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Friday –practice poem; practice math strategies; **Invention Log Stage 1**

Weekend homework – practice poem; practice math strategies

In **reading**, we will finish reading *The Courage of Sarah Noble* together.

In **language arts,** we will continue practicing report-writing.

**2 ^{nd} Grade math** will work on more addition and subtraction.

**3 ^{rd} Grade Math** will finish working on rounding and begin our geometry unit.

**Social studies** will focus on Valentine’s Day and finishing our inventor project.

In **science** this week, we will begin learning about different forms of energy.

There is a lot going on this week! Tuesday is 100^{th} Day! Students are encouraged to come to class dressed as if they are 100 years old. On Wednesday, we will have a guest speaker talk to our class about inventing and innovating, and on Thursday we will have a virtual meeting with Mr. Tom (our docent from the Houston Museum of Natural Science).

**Homework:**

Due Monday – practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Tuesday – Alphabetize spelling words; practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Wednesday – Use spelling words in sentences; practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Thursday – Secret code spelling; practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Friday – Spelling boxes; practice poem; practice math strategies

Weekend homework – practice poem; practice math strategies; finish technology interview

In **reading**, we will continue reading *The Courage of Sarah Noble* together.

In **language arts,** we will continue writing reports.

**2 ^{nd} Grade math** will work on adding three addends.

**3 ^{rd} Grade Math** will continue working on rounding to the nearest 10 and nearest 100

In **Social studies,** each student will write a report about a different inventor.

In **science** this week, we will learn about the process of invention and innovation.

Math 8: Class will finish work on systems of equations and begin practice work on multiplying binomials. Handouts will be provided and unfinished classwork becomes homework.

]]>Math 6-7: Class will begin practice on identifying angles and basic area problems that involve squares, rectangles, and triangles. Unfinished classwork becomes homework.

Science: Class will finish lesson 1, chapter 3 Food and Energy and work in lesson 2, Healthy Eating. Class will view a film on digestive system and take for lesson 1 quiz by midweek.

Homework: Read section on Healthy Eating.

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spelling test Friday

chapter book test on Restart on Friday

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Chapter 4 lesson 1 test Tuesday

Begin Chapter 4 lesson 2 “Changes in Ecosystems”

Chapter 4 lesson 2 test Friday

math

4th and 5th

points, lines, and angles

area and perimeter

fractions

Tx history

Begin lesson 5 on “The Texas Revolution”

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Assignments not completed during class time become homework.

Math 6-7: Class review over reducing ratios, add/subtract mixed numbers and two-step equations.

Math 8 : Class review of slope and line graphs and introduction of solutions of two equations.

Science: Topic is Human Body – Muscle structure. See lesson 2, chapter 2 in text. Student will read, discuss and review text pages. Short quiz will be at end of week.

Science Chapter 3 test (all lessons) Wednesday

Math 4th Points, lines, angles 5th Perimeter and area

Tx history Vocabulary quiz Thursday

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spelling test Thursday

science

Chapter 3 Lesson 3 “Adaptation and Survival”

test Thursday

math

4th

measurement

perimeter and area

5th

multiplying and dividing fractions

Tx history

Continue studying about “Americans in Texas”

]]> It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Our classroom is decorated, and we are starting to learn more about how Christmas is celebrated in different parts of the world. We will have science with Mr. Tom this Friday, and we will also go to the library, so please make sure your student is wearing his or her Satori shirt.

Due Monday – practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Tuesday – Alphabetize spelling words; practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Wednesday – Use spelling words in sentences; practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Thursday – Secret code spelling; practice poem; practice math strategies

Due Friday – Spelling boxes; practice poem; practice math strategies

Weekend homework – practice poem; practice math strategies

In **language arts,** we will work on capitalization and continue writing stories.

In **science** this week, we will start a unit on soil.