Welcome back! I hope everyone had a happy and restful Thanksgiving break.
We have three short weeks before our next holiday break. In between all the excitement that happens prior to our break, we have a lot of learning going on. Below is an update on happenings in our classroom and Georgetown Elementary.
December 4-18: Annual Fifth Grade Candy Cane Sale. Cost $1.00 per candy cane.
December 12: Holiday Program. Click here for details.
December 13: Early Release-12:15 student dismissal
December 16-20: PTC Holiday Shop, we will shop on Monday, December 16.
December 19- Polar Express Third Grade Holiday Party from 9:00-10:30. Details coming & volunteer sign up on December 10.
December 16-20: Spirit Days
- Monday: Green and Red Day
- Tuesday: Holiday Hat Day
- Wednesday: Scarf or Socks Day
- Thursday: Pajama Day!
- Friday: Holiday Sweater Day
Word Study: We are in our 10th week of word study. Not only have we been studying spelling features we have woven in study of prefixes and suffixes, root words, & grammar.
Writing: We are wrapping up our Persuasive Writing and will be launching our Informational Writing focusing on our personal expertise.
Math: Unit #3, Measurement, Time and Graphs
Reading: Mysteries have been so much fun to investigate and read. Our next reading unit is Reading to Learn: Grasping Main Ideas and Text Structures. We will begin this unit before our holiday break and revisit it when we return before moving on to the next unit of study.
Social Studies: We are well into our unit of Geography of Michigan