Weekly Overview 9/23-9/27

Here are some announcements for Week 2:

  • Welcome to Week 4.  This week is our first PTO meeting of the schhool year on Tuesday September 24 at 5:00 pm.  Please come to hear more about Ray’s budget, our first fundraiser, and learn about new things going on at Ray this year.
  • The class fee is $85.  Please remit payment as soon as you can.  This allows us to order class texts, supplies, and pay for online programs.  You can even pay online!                       Here is the link: http://rayschool.weebly.com/student-fees.html Please go through and fill out all necessary forms in the ‘Welcome Back’ packet that were sent home on the first day of school.
  • Don’t forget the join the PTO! Ray’s PTO is  a vital part of our school culture, and your membership will immediately affect your child’s classroom.  The PTO provides funding to classrooms, special programs, as well as field trip supports.  We love out PTO <3

Here is what’s going on in our classroom this week:

Reader’s Workshop–This week, students will continue their 5th grade Daily 5 activities:  Read To Self, Listen To Reading, Word Work, Guided Reading, and Reader’s Response.  In addition, we will begin to read our class novel, Wonder.  Students should be reading AT LEAST 30 active minutes nightly.  Students will be required to take a reading quiz after they finish each independent novel.

Writer’s Workshop-This week,  students will continue to work to turn one writing piece into a published story.  We will draft, revise, and edit our writing pieces before we publish a final draft.  This week will focus on completing first drafts of our scary stories.

Math-In Math, students will be introduced to concepts of volume.  Students will apply the formulas (B x h) and (l x w x h) to determine the volume of rectangular prisms, as well as irregular shapes .  Lessons 1-9 through 1-12 will be covered.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math Home Link 1-9 Home Link 1-10 Home  Link 1-11 Home  Link 1-12 Progress Check
 Writing  312, 314, 315 .   Finished drafts due Monday.
Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Record on Reading Log Read for a minimum of 30 minutes this weekend.

Reading Log is due Today.

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