Weekly Announcements for March 25 – March 29

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I hope everyone had a wonderful spring break!

We are in the home stretch of First grade! Please continue reading every night!!  We want to help you and your child make this a habit! Third Nine Weeks Report Cards go home this Tuesday.

Reminders:

Monday (3/25):  Welcome back!

Tuesday (3/26): Tuesday folders go home. Please unload and return on Wednesday.

STAAR Ready (Practice STAAR Math Test)

PTA Board Meeting

Wednesday (3/27): Liz Scanlon Author Visit

STAAR Ready (Practice STAAR Reading Test)

Thursday (3/28):  

Friday (3/29): Family Fit & Fun Night 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Lockdown/Evacuation Drill

 

This week in Reading and Writing workshop…

We will be working on writing small moments about our Spring Break.  Students will be encouraged to write about a special small moment that happened during Spring Break, with a focus on zooming into details, including showing a character’s actions and emotions. Students will work on crafting a story with a beginning, middle, and end.  Students will also work towards moving independently through the writing process.

 

This week in Math…

We will wrap up our relating addition and subtraction unit. Dreambox has some great practice on these concepts. We will use problem-solving to show our addition and subtraction skills, and how we can relate one another to solve a problem and still get the same correct answer. We will ask ourselves these questions while problem-solving this week:

How do I decide which strategy to use when adding or subtracting numbers?

How can I use numbers and symbols to represent real-life situations?

How can I use number sentences to solve problems?

 

This week in Social Studies…

We will finish our conversation on Needs versus Wants as we move into our discussion on Good and Services.  We will discuss how people in our community provide the goods and services we need to live every day.

 

This week in Science…

We will be learning about Birds! This will help us prepare for our Project Based Learning activity! We will learn about the external characteristics of birds, movement, food, and habitat as well as their life cycle!

Life Skill of the Week:  Perseverance – to never give up.

 

Field Day 2019

It’s only 2 months until Field Day and the kids are excited as ever! The Caraway PE team and the PTA have planned a fun-filled day with 36 action-packed stations and we need your assistance.

SCHEDULE:

Kinder, First and Second grade: 8:30AM to 10:30AM (*volunteers 8:10AM – 10:30AM)

Third, Fourth and Fifth grade: 12:00PM to 2:00PM (*volunteers 11:40AM – 2:00PM)

With the increased number of stations from previous years, your help would be greatly accepted.

Please consider joining us for this event. Volunteer at Signup Genius by March 26th.

2019 Caraway Field Day

**Please Note: All volunteers must have completed the RRISD volunteer application.

 

Coming up  . . .

March 30 – Cub Scouts Pinewood Derby

April 9 – STAAR Assessment/Closed Campus (G4 Writing & G5 Math)

April 10 – STAAR Assessment/Closed Campus (G5 Reading)

April 19- Spring Holiday/No School

April 26 – Field Day (volunteers needed)

April 29 – May 2 – Library Book Fair

May 2 – KnOWLedge Night/Spring Open House

May 7 – Amy’s Ice Cream Spirit Night

May 13 – STAAR G3/G4 Math (closed campus)

May 14 STAAR G3/G4 Reading (closed campus)

May 15 STAAR G5 Science (closed campus)

May 16 – Volunteer Breakfast/PTA General Meeting

May 27 – 5th Grade Graduation

May 28 – Last Day of School/End of Year Parties

 

 

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