Happenings in E103

  • Monday – Field Trip to CHS for guest speaker Mr. Murphy.
  • Tuesday – We are preparing for our multiplication and main idea math and reading GPS respectively.
  • Wednesday – Main idea reading GPS
  • Thursday – We are preparing for our multiplication math GPS on Friday focusing on 3 digit by  2 digit multiplication.
  • Friday – Math GPS

In Virginia Studies we are discussing VS 3 Jamestown and in science class we are working on variables in a science experiment.

Weekly Homework October 23rd

Here is the homework for the week of October 23rd.

  • Reading Log – It will come home on Monday, so 80 minutes this week.
  • Math homework – It will be handed out Monday and checked daily in class.
  • Virginia Studies – Read over your class notes nightly.
  • Reading – 1 four question worksheet will be given out Mon – Thurs.
  • Spelling – Study for you spelling test on Friday

This breaks down to 20 minutes of reading, 5 math questions + 4 reading questions = 9 homework questions per night.  Manage your time and you can do this.

October Book It !

This Friday remember to turn in your reading logs.  Students with 4 complete reading logs this month will earn a coupon for a free Pizza Hut personal pan pizza!

Benchmark and Testing Updates

Our math benchmark will be held on Tuesday, October 10th.  We will expect the children to take their time and show their work.

Our VA Studies benchmark will be held on Thursday, October 12th.  Please continue to read your notes and study nightly at home.  Those turning in the VA Studies test prep menu on October 12th will receive a prize!

Weekly Homework October 9th

Here is the homework for the week of October 9th.

  • Reading Log – It will come home on Monday, so 80 minutes this week.
  • Math homework – It will be handed out Monday and checked daily in class.
  • Virginia Studies – Read over your class notes nightly.
  • Reading – 1 four question worksheet will be given out Mon – Thurs.
  • Spelling – Study for you spelling test on Friday

This breaks down to 20 minutes of reading, 5 math questions + 4 reading questions = 9 homework questions per night.  Manage your time and you can do this.

GPS Week

GPS Stands For Growth Per Student

It will count toward 30% or your child’s grade when their reports cards go home in a few weeks time.  Here is what will be tested on each of the following exams.

Reading – context clues (figuring out a new word meaning without the dictionary), synonyms, antonyms, homophones, sensory words, predictions, problem and solution.

Math – This is  a cumulative test.  It will cover place value, standard form, expanded form, word form, rounding, multi – step and multi – operational word problems, adding, subtracting, associative property of addition, equivalencies, and patterns.  WOW, that is a lot!

netoppew . . . ?

Ms. Lander, what is netoppew?  Well according  to John Smith’s translation, it means friends in the the Algonquian language.  That’s correct my friends, we are going to meet the tribes and language groups in Virginia.  What was their tribe? What language did they speak?  Where in Virginia did they settle?

  • Powhatan Tribe     Algonquian Language     Coastal Plain Region
  • Monacan Tribe      Siouan Language                 Piedmont Region
  • Cherokee Tribe     Iroquoian Language         Southwestern Virginia

 

Weekly Homework September 25th

Here is the homework for the week of September 25th.

  • Reading Log – It will come home on Monday, so 80 minutes this week.
  • Math homework – It will be handed out Monday and checked daily in class.
  • Virginia Studies – Read over your class notes nightly.
  • Reading – 1 four question worksheet will be given out Mon – Thurs.
  • Spelling – Study for you spelling test on Friday

This breaks down to 20 minutes of reading, 5 math questions + 4 reading questions = 9 homework questions per night.  Manage your time and you can do this.

Phone: (804) 596-2391 Email: clander@ccps.us