We learned about speed and distance with moving objects. We also learned the formulas for them.
News from the Social Studies Department (By Emailie):
In social studies we got to go on Google docs and send each other messages. We also learned about push factors and pull factors.
News from the Math Department (By Kaylee):
This week in math we learned how to round numbers. Like when the number is 5 or higher you round it up. Or like when the number is 5 or lower you round down.
News from the Reader’s Workshop Department (By Marissa):
In readers workshop we are reading a class book called The Postcard it’s about this kid Jason who’s grandma died so he is visiting his dad in Florida. Read it and find the twist in the story Jason whose grandma died so he is visiting his dad in Florida. Read it and find the twist in the story and enjoy it.
News from the Language Arts Department (By Fallon):
In language arts we are typing up our hero pieces and our toe pieces. The title of my toe piece is: Big Toe Joe. My hero piece is about my dear neighbor Dina. That’s all for now! Bye!
News from the Music Department (By Analisa):
In Music we are playing a music game called Concentration. I always lose all the time. When the music teacher said 27, 8; I said something else! Well that’s all for now! Have a great weekend!
News from the Physical Education Department (By Logan):
This week in gym we started football. And we played flag football.
News from the Art Department (By Quentin):
In art we are doing a project in one point perspectives. We have to make a city with a road and 6 buildings. We also got a new art teacher for the year.
Free Choice Area (By Brendan):
In band right now we are learning a song called Diary of a Grumpy Elf. I’m going to play four instruments in it. It’s exciting! It’s a really a huge song.
Teacher's Corner (By Mr. Singer):
We are ALMOST done with the first month of school already. Wow, time flies by. I hope your last weekend of September is full of fun and excitement (or peace and quiet if that is more your speed).
Just a heads up on some upcoming dates; October 2nd (Wednesday) will be a Monday schedule so the kids will have the case of the Mondays twice this next week. October 4th (Friday) will be our first early release day. School lets out at 11:30 so please plan accordingly. On October 8th the 6th graders will be going to a No Bully Assembly at Fox River. October 9th will be our big fundraiser for the school, Walk to School Day. For more on different events coming up please check our calendar page of the website. If you want to know more about what is going on in the Trailside PTO, please see their website too. You can find information about items like the Trailside gear sales, and more!
Remember to check the assignment notebook board daily for homework updates.