What’s Coming Up – Week of January 15-19, 2018

 

 

 

Miscellaneous:

  • Any remaining balances for fifth grade camp/activities will be due on February 1 We will provide an updated account reminder early next week.

Math

  • We are continuing with Unit 4: Multiplication with Whole Numbers and Decimals.

ELA:

  • We are jumping into our historical fiction unit. Students are participating in book clubs to deepen their understanding of the text and genre.

Social Studies:

  • We have begun our unit focusing on the colonization and settlements of early America.

Science:

  • We started our new unit called “Ch-Ch-Changes.” This unit deals with matter and its interactions.

What’s Coming Up – Week of December 11-15

Math

  • We will be finishing up Unit 3: Multiplication and Division with Fractions and beginning Unit 4: Multiplication with Whole Numbers and Decimals
  • ELA:
  • We are focusing on becoming powerful readers of narrative and expository nonfiction texts, as well as constructing written responses that give evidence to support our thinking.

Social Studies:

  • We are continuing our look into Unit 2: Three Worlds Meet where we’re learning about Native American cultural regions and how climate and natural resources influenced the culture that developed in each region.

Science:

  • We are wrapping up our investigations on the causes and effects of the changing landscape of the Sleeping Bear Dunes.

 

Miscellaneous:

  • Georgetown Elementary Holiday Program is on Thursday, December 14 at Fair Haven. Watch your teacher’s blog for specific details.
  • Our classroom holiday breakfast will be on Friday, Dec. 22. Please take time to sign up to volunteer or donate items,  Walenta (5th Gr) Holiday Party
  • Candy cane sale continues through Dec. 15. Students who wish to purchase a candy cane may bring in $1. Candy canes will be delivered to students each day.

What’s Coming Up – Week of December 4-8

 

Well, December is upon us. It is hard to believe how quickly this school year is moving along! December is always a busy month here at school. Please watch the blog for updates about many school events.

Miscellaneous:

  • Penguin Patch Holiday Shoppe will be at Georgetown December 4-6. Additional information was sent home with students earlier this week. Our class will be shopping on Wed. Dec. 6th at 10:00. If you are making out a check, please make it payable to Georgetown PTC
  • Candy cane sale Dec. 4-15. Students who wish to purchase a candy cane may bring in $1. Candy canes will be delivered to students each day.

Upcoming Events:

  • Georgetown Elementary Holiday Program is on Thursday, December 14 at Fair Haven. Watch your teacher’s blog for specific details.
  • Our classroom holiday breakfast will be on Friday, Dec. 22. Watch blog for details.

What’s Coming Up – Week of November 27-December 1

 

 

 

Miscellaneous:

  • Early release this Friday, December 1.
  • The Penguin Patch Holiday Shoppe will be at Georgetown next week. This is an opportunity for students to purchase gifts for their family members. Our class will be shopping on Wednesday, December 6th at 10:00.
  • Georgetown Elementary Holiday Program is on Thursday, December 14 at Fair Haven.
  • Our classroom holiday party will be on Friday, Dec. 22. We will be having a breakfast. Look for details coming soon.

Math

  • We are continuing to work through Unit 3: Multiplication and Division with Fractions.

ELA:

  • We are focusing on becoming powerful readers of narrative and expository nonfiction texts.

Social Studies:

  • We are diving into Unit 2: Three Worlds Meet.
  • We’re learning about Native American cultural regions and how climate and natural resources influenced the culture that developed in each region.

Science:

  • We are investigating the causes and effects of the changing landscape of the Sleeping Bear Dunes.