FYI-

We will starting mid-term assessments on Monday, please make sure your student(s) get enough rest and eat enough breakfast before class. Thank you!

If your student memorizes the Ascent Academies mission statement he/she can earn a free dress down day.

We will be discussing Ancient Egypt for the next three weeks.  Your student(s) need a Barbie type doll.

We also need donations of muslin type fabric.  If you’d like to donate any please let me know.

Let me know if you’d like to help mummify the dolls.  We will start around 1:45 on February 8.

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Math-

We will be doing Module 3 Lessons 4-8.  These lessons discuss measurement and the rules of measuring.

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Handwriting-

We will continue writing in our handwriting books. We will discuss the keys of successful handwriting, which are space, shape, size and slant.

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Social Studies-

We will be talking about Ancient Egypt for the next three weeks.

During this unit, we will mummify Barbie type dolls.  These dolls will be destroyed.  We cut the hair of them and wrap them in fabric.  Please make sure your student has a doll to mummify.

We also need donations of muslin type fabric.  If you’d like to donate any please let me know.

Let me know if you’d like to help mummify the dolls.  We will start around 1:45 on February 8.

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Reading-

Please login and use Raz-Kids or read at least 20 min. at home every day. Please fill out the Reading Calendar when your student reads 20min./day.  Or read the book for Reading for all Learners that are sent home. Remember the reading calendars count on your student’s grade as 20 points.

Remember-

1)   Your child will come home with a book that has been assigned to him/her at their individual reading level.

2)   Your child needs to read this book AT LEAST 3 times and should make no more than 2 mistakes on the third read.

3)   If there are questions at the bottom of the pages ask your child the questions and discuss the story to check for comprehension.

4)   Once your child is fluently reading the story (reading quickly without pausing or making mistakes) and has read through it at least 3 times, have your child color the picture that is circled on the tracking sheet.

5)   Please have your child return the book/folder to school to get a new book.  The student needs to be fluent with the book BEFORE returning it to school.

***Books will not always come home in number sequence order, but the book number should match the circled picture***

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FYI-

We will starting mid-term assessments on Monday, please make sure your student(s) get enough rest and eat enough breakfast before class. Thank you!

If your student memorizes the Ascent Academies mission statement he/she can earn a free dress down day.

We have a Read-A-Thon on Thursday.

We have a dress down day on Wednesday, January 17.

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Social Studies-

We will continue talking about the American Revolution.  We will be discussing King George, The 13 colonies, The Boston Tea Party, Paul Revere, The Shot Heard Round the World, The Declaration of Independence, George Washington, Ben Franklin and Betsy Ross.

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Handwriting-

We will continue writing in our handwriting books. We will discuss the keys of successful handwriting, which are space, shape, size and slant.

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Reading-

Please login and use Raz-Kids or read at least 20 min. at home every day. Please fill out the Reading Calendar when your student reads 20min./day.  Or read the book for Reading for all Learners that are sent home. Remember the reading calendars count on your student’s grade as 20 points.

Remember-

1)   Your child will come home with a book that has been assigned to him/her at their individual reading level.

2)   Your child needs to read this book AT LEAST 3 times and should make no more than 2 mistakes on the third read.

3)   If there are questions at the bottom of the pages ask your child the questions and discuss the story to check for comprehension.

4)   Once your child is fluently reading the story (reading quickly without pausing or making mistakes) and has read through it at least 3 times, have your child color the picture that is circled on the tracking sheet.

5)   Please have your child return the book/folder to school to get a new book.  The student needs to be fluent with the book BEFORE returning it to school.

***Books will not always come home in number sequence order, but the book number should match the circled picture***

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Math-

We will be taking an End of Module test on Tuesday.  A review packet was sent home Friday.  If you would like to, please review the concepts in this packet with your student.

We will then begin a unit on length and measurement starting Wednesday.  We will do Module 3 Lessons 1-3.

 

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