Mrs. Jones’ Class Weekly Newsletter 3/21/16 Remember…Find newsletters under “For Parents” link on my website! This week…(Highlights topics for the week) Reading: Scholastic comprehension practice, response to literature book project Math: - Continue function tables and brackets Spotlight Student… Rhys is a probe superstar!!! He sure does know how to find those facts and make his presentation pristine! “Bee-ing Good….” LA/Spelling: Response to literature Caught Science: Ecosystems, symbiotic relationships, Google Wesley is such a gentleman. Was so quick to open the door for younger students without being prompted. It’s the little things… Spelling Words… List A People who and comparison dancer bigger actor beggar dreamer sooner longer smaller driver farmer burglar traitor fresher jogger younger writer older sailor smoother swimmer brighter tutor shopper voter List B: alternations continued politics criticize physics publicity public critical exception political nation family physical familiarity physicist exceptional spirit national familiar nationality spiritual politician spirituality Perfect Spellers (WAY TO GO!) No list Last week UPCOMING PROBEs: Remember: FOLLOW the rubric inside your probe book!! Other information… Please see my earlier email about an Easter Egg Hunt! We’re going to have fun and I greatly appreciate your donations of eggs!!! Please send in by Wednesday. Google is going to be visiting us Thursday for an awesome, free virtual field trip to ecosystems and animal adaptations! We can’t wait! More info to come!! Filling out grants is great! I will not be assigning homework over break but will give the next 2 probe topics next Friday just in case you want to get ahead Dates to remember… 3/25 Student Day: Snow make up day 3/28-4/1 Spring Break State and Capital of the Week! Due 3/25 Estuary or Salt Marsh ecosystem: Choose one and give characteristics, an example food chain, and climate We will be highlighting a state a day and creating a bulletin board with our findings! Keep playing games and memorizing states and capitals! Don’t wait until May!!