Jones’ Journal

Volume 1, Issue 1 August 19, 2010

What’s New? August Character Trait is

Happenings in Our Class
This week we have begun our normal daily routines. Students are adjusting well!! These are a few of the weekly routines that you I would like to remind you of. AT HOME READING - your child should read at home for 5-20 minutes each night, totaling 100 minutes of reading per week. Please record the number of minutes each day and SIGN verifying the reading and that you have seen your child’s BrainBook Please return all important papers ASAP if you have not done so. FRIDAY UPDATES- Please check the Friday packet in your child’s Buddy Binder. Please sign and return. If you are interested in DROPBOX, please email. I currently have all accounts set up. If you signed up and you do not have an email from me inviting you to a folder, please let me know. If your child reads this newsletter, please have them write what th e S in SOAR means in their Brainbook for an extra ticket.

September: Responsibility Weekly Quizzes Friday ~ Math Check Up & Spelling Test

Future Plans!
Aug. 22 Book Orders due Aug. 24 School Picture Day Aug. 30 Boot Camp @ 9:00

Just a Reminder
Don’t forget to support your child’s learning by joining PTA!!! 99 cent Sonic drinks for all members!

Soaring Success…
Marbles: 10 marbles = PJ Day 25 marbles= Five minutes extra recess SOAR bucks- 5 for 1st Quarter

What’s Coming Up?
Reading: questioning in reading/how to choose a good book Writing: writing process, Daily Language review (editing skills) Working With Words: said, have, they, discovery, musician, honey, monkey, donkey, valley, hockey Prefix: disSuffix: -ian Vowel Blend: -ey

Math: Place Value, Working with Large Numbers Science: Inquiry/Scientific Process

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