This week we will…
-Read the story, Alexander Graham Bell, and discuss how great ideas change the way we live.
-Work with the the vowel sound in /aw/ and /au/ as in “saw” and “pause”.
-Take our FINAL AR test on Wednesday.
-Practice our spelling words: saw, draw, crawl, straw, law, jaw, paw, lawn, yawn, hawk, through, science. Bonus: learn and telephone.
-Work with the high-frequency words (word wall words): built, early, learn, science, through.
-Study the use of “I” and “me” in our writing.
-Continue with our Rocket Math program, and use the time to review addition and subtraction facts with the children who have “soared” through our Rocket Chart. Our final day of Rocket Math will be on 5/30. We will then gather all Rocket Math folders and make copies of additional tests so your child can work on these over the summer. These folders will be sent home at the beginning of the last week of school.
-Work with money by identifying coins and bills and comparing and calculating the value of mixed sets of coins and bills.
-Begin individual and whole group assessments for report cards–can you believe there are only 12.5 days of school left?!?!
-Continue mapping out the travels of FS. A huge Todah Rabah to our host families for sharing their knowledge with us!
-Tuesday, 5/22, is Rosh Chodesh and Dress-Down Day.
-Wednesday, 5/23, is our final AR test. Please begin returning all MJGDS library books.
-Friday, 5/25, is our Bikkurim Festival. Please check out the details under Morah Rachel’s post.
-We will have no school on Monday, 5/28. We hope you enjoy Shavuot and Memorial Day!
-There is a Talent Show on Thursday, 5/31, at 2:30 pm.
-Our final All School Shabbat is on Friday, 6/1.
-Our last day of school is on Thursday, 6/7. We will have a party to celebrate with a special treat and join the whole school for year book signing and farewells.
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