Category: FYI

What is Coming Up!-Week of 12/11

Miscellaneous-

  • Fifth-grade classes will sell candy canes to help raise money for their end of year activities. The cost for each candy cane is $1.00 and they will be delivered the same day they are ordered. Sale ends December 15th.
  • December 14, Holiday Program at Fair Haven Church. Ask your child if they are in the “happy/love winter” group for one song. If they are they should bring a hat, earmuffs, head warmer or scarves with them to the holiday program that night.  They will use them during the performance and bring them home after the program.

Our performance will be at 7:30. Click here for Holiday Program Details

  • School Wide Pajama Day on Friday, December 15.
  • Our classroom holiday party will be on Thursday, Dec. 21. from 9:15-10:30.
  • Classroom Gift Exchange-For our gift exchange, we would like each child to bring in a small treat for each child in their class. Some ideas might be a pencil, candy cane, eraser, or other small items. Please make sure the item is wrapped, if it is food. We also would like each child to bring in a box wrapped in wrapping paper. The box needs to be able to be opened without unwrapping it. So, either wrap the lid separately or choose a box with flaps that can open and close. The kids will be putting the items they brought to share in each other’s boxes. We have 26 students in our class.

Writing- Drafting our Person Expertise nonfiction writing.

Reading- Informational Reading.

Spelling- Week #15; This week’s study feature is Long A Vowel.  (a_e, ai, and ay)

Math- Unit #3- We are wrapping up our third unit by focusing on Time and Graphs. Remember have your child practice Moby Max Fact Fluency for 5 minutes Monday-Thursday!

Social Studies- The Early History of Michigan 

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What’s Coming Up-Week of December 4

Miscellaneous-

  • The annual fifth grade candy cane sale is officially here!Our fifth-grade classes will sell candy canes to help raise money for their end of year activities. This year the sale runs from Monday, December 4 through Friday, December 15. The cost for each candy cane is $1.00 and they will be delivered the same day they are ordered. Thank you for your support and happy holidays!
  • December 4, Penguin Patch Holiday Shoppe. This is an opportunity for students to purchase gifts for their family members. Our class will be shopping on Monday @ 2:30-3:15. If sending a check please have the check made out to Georgetown PTC.
  • December 14, Holiday Program at Fair Haven Church. Our performance will be at 7:30. More details to come.
  • Our classroom holiday party will be on Thursday, Dec. 21. from 9:15-10:30. Here is a link for more detailed information. Polar Express Party and Gift Exchange.

Writing Writing nonfiction based on our Person Expertise.

Reading- Informational Reading.

Spelling Week #14; This week’s study feature is Long Vowel Review (CVVC)

Math Unit #3- Measurement, Time and Graphs. Remember have your child practice Moby Max Fact Fluency for 5 minutes Monday-Thursday!

Social Studies- Unit TEST on Wednesday, December 5th. Watch for the study guide to come home today. Click here for a copy of the  Michigan Economy Study Guide.

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Polar Express Holiday Party

All aboard the 3rd grade Polar Express! Our party will be from 9:15-10:30 am on Thursday, December 21st.  If you are interested in helping run a center on the day of the party or are willing to donate items, please click on the Polar Express picture below (for the Signup link, enter your email, and click next). We will be decorating cookies and drinking hot chocolate at the party.  We are planning crafts, games, and snacks related to the Polar Express theme and will be combining all of the 3rd-grade classes.

Also for a gift exchange, we would like each child to bring in a small item for each child in their class. We have 26 students in our class this year. Some ideas are pencils, treats, erasers, or small party items from the store. We would also like each child to bring in a box wrapped in wrapping paper. The box needs to be opened without unwrapping it (so either wrap the lid separately or choose a box with flaps that can open and close). The kids will be putting the items they brought to share in each other’s boxes. The children may start bringing them in as soon as you would like to send them. Make sure your child’s box is here on Monday, December 18th.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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What’s Coming Up-Week of November 27

Welcome back! I hope you enjoyed the Thanksgiving break. We have just 20 school days until our holiday break, and those 20 days are packed with learning as well as some special activities.

Miscellaneous-

  • Remember have your child practice Moby Max Fact Fluency for 5 minutes Monday-Thursday!
  • Watch for a reading log to come home Monday. Our minimum time spent reading each week is 100 minutes.
  • December 1, Early Release Friday dismissal @12:15
  • December 4, Penguin Patch Holiday Shoppe. This is an opportunity for students to purchase gifts for their family members. Our class will be shopping on Monday @ 2:30-3:15.
  • December 14, Holiday Program at Fair Haven Church. Our performance will be at 7:30. More details to come.
  • Our classroom holiday party will be on Thursday, Dec. 21. Look for details and a sign up for donations and volunteers coming soon.

Writing- Personal Expertise

Reading- Informational Reading

Spelling– Week #13; This week’s study feature is Short E (e and ea) and Long E (ee and ea)

Math– Unit #3- Measurement, Time and Graphs

Social Studies- The Economy of Michigan

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