News from the Social Studies Department (By Thalia): In social studies we are working on push and pull factors.They tell us what sent people to a new place and why they stay at the place they are at. We just finished learning about maps and geography.
News from the Math Department (By Gabe): In Math we are learning about dividing, multiplying, adding, and subtracting mixed numbers. We are also learning about decimals converting and percents. I am at Fox River for math. I had Mr. Singer for math last year and he was awesome! He really prepared me for this year.
News from the English/Language Arts Department (By Sophia): In English/Language Arts, we worked on completing our auction business letters. We also did daily comprehension pages and paragraph editing.
News from the Music Department (By Brenna): We wrote down instrumental, vocal, and reading comparisons in groups and then put them where they belong.
News from the Physical Education Department (By Zach): We are doing a soccer unit and playing games.
News from the Art Department (By Macy): We are currently drawing our dream rooms. We are also finishing our drawings of an eye.
Free Choice Area (By Connor): Chuck Norris Facts:1: When Chuck Norris was born, the only person that cried was the doctor. 2: Chuck Norris clips his nails in the pencil sharpener.3: When Chuck Norris does a pull-up he isn't pulling himeself up, he is pulling the Earth down.4: The boogeyman checks under his bed for Chuck Norris.5: Chuck Norris is so fast, he can run around the Earth and punch himself in the back of the head.
Teacher's Corner (By Mr. Singer): This week we had our first Spanish and Guidance classes. Spanish will happen for 25 minutes every three weeks and Guidance will happen 12 times this year. Both were enjoyed by the class overall. This week was also the first PTO meeting of the year. The board announced a lot of new opportunities of ways to support the school. Check out their website for how to get involved. For more on the PTO here at Trailside, visit their website.
On our pictures page I will post things we are doing in class. I will try to also put other examples of work on there too that are either pictures or video. Make sure you check that link every once and a while. The other way to see the pictures is 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. There will also be a skate night at Traxside on Thursday, October 2nd and on Friday the 3rd it will be an early release day. We end at 11:30 on those days. Plan accordingly.
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.
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