News from the Social Studies Department (By Jeremy): We learned about the environment of Canada and USA.
News from the Math Department (By Austin): We are learning about fractions.
News from the English/Language Arts Department (By Macy): In ELA we are using common assessments to read articles about argumentive essays. We have to underline sentences that support our choices.
News from the Music Department (By Katie): We had our concert. Right now we are doing a Christmas Carol bingo thing.
News from the Physical Education Department (By Grace): This week in gym we worked on volleyball. We played speed ball and worked on the basics.
News from the Art Department (By Laura): We are finishing our plates and we are starting a new project.
Free Choice Area (By Jillian): We are watching the CNN news for students. We are having fun!!
Teacher's Corner (By Mr. Singer): Its auction time and we are looking for donations for our biannual classroom auction. The students have been earning money for being positive and taking responsibility for their learning. We are looking for any donations you might be able to supply to us. We are looking for items like: Rummage sale items, used books, baked goods, business donations, etc.
Please send your donations with your child to his/her homeroom teacher by the day of the auction, or earlier. Our auction will be held on Tuesday, December 23rd.
Report card grades for first trimester went live last week. I will be sending a letter home to those families who have not checked grades yet this next week.
Please check out the pictures of our class in action on our pictures page. To go to my Flickr account directly too. The link is https://www.flickr.com/photos/bradsinger/.
For upcoming important dates, including days off, Market Day pick up, etc. go to our Calendar.
I wanted to inform everyone of one more communication tool that I implemented into our school community to use. Along with the Remind101 text system we now have a Twitter account for the class. Go to www.twitter.com/mrsingerclass to see news and updates from the school day, etc. I am posting pictures, reminders, educational resources, etc. You can also gain access by clicking on the Twitter tab in the top right corner of our website, www.mrsinger.weebly.com. PLEASE stay connected to what we are doing in our classroom.
Remember to check the assignment notebook board daily for homework updates.