Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Week of January 8th!


We're glad to be back!! We have a lot going on, so I will get right to it!

1) Report cards went home Friday! Please let us know if you have any questions!

2) We will be taking the Math Inventory during our computer time next Wednesday the 17th! Please make sure to encourage your child to do his/her best! The Reading Inventory went very well. Our class had the highest overall growth in the 5th grade! Rock on!! :)  We're hoping for the same in Math!!! 

3) STEAM night is Thursday from 4:30-6:30! We can't wait to see everyone there. If you haven't been to STEAM night before, I would like to encourage you to come. It's a FUN night of learning! 
* There is also a quick meeting right after STEAM night for those that would like to volunteer for different activities here at Sedalia Park. 

4) We are also adding optional Dojo points for those that  complete an hour of 4th or 5th grade IXL work a week. Each student that completes an hour will earn 10 extra Dojo points!

5) There is no school on Monday the 15th for MLK Day! Enjoy!



Here's what we're learning!
Math- We're finishing up fractions.
Reading-We're starting a new book! We're reading about Jackie Robinson in Promises to Keep.
Writing- Constructive Responses 
Social Studies- the importance of the Spanish-American War

Have a great week! Please let us know if you have any questions! AND....GOOOO Dawgs and Roll Tide!! :)

Mrs. M and Mrs. W

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Week of December 4th

Here's what we're learning this week!

Math-Dividing fractions
Reading- We are continuing with our text The Most Beautiful Roof in the World.
Writing- We are working on our hooks and conclusion for our inventors writing piece.
Science- Matter-solids, liquids, and gases


Upcoming Events:
*Math Inventory and Reading Inventory will be taken the week of December 11th. Please encourage your student to do their best! We want to see growth with EVERY score!

*April 24th Splash! Celebration at JJ Daniell ~ Parent Night 6:00-8:00

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Mrs. McMichen and Mrs. Willard


Monday, November 27, 2017

Week of November 27th


Welcome back! We hope that you had a wonderful break with your family and friends! 


Here's what we're doing this week:
Math-test over multiplying fraction on Tuesday. Starting on Wednesday, we will begin dividing fractions.
Reading- We are continuing our study of The Most Beautiful Roof in the World.
Writing- We are continuing our work on our inventor's writing piece. 
Social Studies -How did technological and scientific developments affect people's lives in the late 1800's ?

Reminders:
*Tomorrow (Tuesday) is our field trip to Lassiter High School to see the Atlanta Symphony. Please make sure your child has a signed permission form!

*This Thursday is our Rock Eagle information meeting at 6:00. In addition, the 5th grade performance is at 6:30. Please see the following from Mr. Wehr.


Message from Mr. Wehr:

This year the 5th grade musical is entitled ONCE ON A HOUSETOP. In this international holiday celebration you’ll join a group of chimney sweeps as they sing across the rooftops of the city and discover all the different ways people celebrate the winter holidays. The 5th grade students playing the part of chimney sweeps should wear all black or dark blue for the performances Thursday 11/30/2017 (8:15-8:45am, 9:00-930am & 6:30-7:00pm) in the cafeteria. Those students who are stage managers and light crew should also wear all dark colors. The rest of the 5th grade students should wear something festive for the winter holidays (La Posada, Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa). Please remember all students will need their uniforms after the morning performances. 


* 4 H is also this Friday, December 1st


*April 24th Splash! Celebration at JJ Daniell ~ Parent Night 6:00-8:00

Please let us know if you have any questions!

Mrs. McMichen and Mrs. Willard

Monday, November 13, 2017

Week of November 13th

Parents,
We are in need of a few items for our classroom. If you see any of the following items on sale during the holiday break, we would truly appreciate anything you can donate!

We are in need of the following:
*Regular size Band-aids
*Colored Pencils
*Glue Sticks

Here's what we're learning this week!

Math-Multiplying and dividing fractions
Reading- Determining main idea from an informational text
Writing- We will continue to research inventors for our informational writing.
Social Studies- How did technological and scientific developments affect people's lives in the late 1800's?
Science- What is matter and what are the properties of matter?


Upcoming Events:

*Tour and Q & A at Daniell Middle School is this Tuesday, November 14th 6:00-8:00 in the Daniell Theater

*Thanksgiving Lunch- Wednesday, November 15th         Cost is $3.75
                                           time                        tables
Willard
12:20 – 1:05
21-22-23-24


*This week is the Book Fair!
Here's the blurb from the Sedalia Park Website:
It’s Book Fair time again in the Learning Commons! November 13 – 17, our Fall Book Fair will be open each day from 8:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Thursday evening, November 16th, we will remain open until 6:00 p.m. Support our school and finish your holiday shopping early!

*Human Growth and Development is Wednesday and Thursday of this week! Only those students with a signed permission slip will be attending.
*Progress Reports will be distributed on Thursday, November 16th.
*Thanksgiving Holiday Break~November 20th-November 24th
*Performing Arts Field Trip to Lassiter High school is November 28th.
*Friday, December 1st- 4-H
*April 24th Splash! Celebration at JJ Daniell ~ Parent Night 6:00-8:00

The secret Dojo word this week is: Turkey

Please let us know if you have any questions!

Mrs. McMichen and Mrs. Willard

Monday, November 6, 2017

Week of November 6th!

November is here and we are busier than ever! Thanksgiving break is right around the corner!

Here's what we're learning this week!

Math- Multiplying and dividing fractions
Reading- Informational text and their features
Writing- Informational writing on an inventor
Social Studies- How did technological and scientific developments affect people's lives in the late 1800's?
Science- What is matter?

** We have many students that are not turning in completed assignments. These assignments will be a 50 in the grade book until they are completed!

Upcoming Events:
Tuesday, November 7th- No school (Election Day)
Thanksgiving Lunch- Wednesday, November 15th         Cost is $3.75

                                           time                        tables
Willard
12:20 – 1:05
21-22-23-24


Next week is the Book Fair!
Friday, December 2nd- 4-H

The secret word this week is:  diligent 

Please let us know if you have any questions!

Mrs. McMichen and Mrs. Willard

Monday, October 30, 2017

Week of October 30th



Here's what we're learning this week!

Math-adding and subtracting with unlike denominators
Reading- Over the next few weeks we will be learning about text structures. This week we are learning about sequence of events.
Writing- We're in the beginning stages of informational writing!
Social Studies- The Plains Indians and their struggles with the U.S. government
Science- constructive and destructive forces

+++ Our Science test is this Thursday! The study guide was sent home with everyone today! We are asking that every student study for at least fifteen minutes every night. Each night that they get your signature is worth 10 Dojo points!!

Upcoming Events:
Reading Night-Thursday, November 2nd from 6:00-7:00
Tuesday, November 7th- No school Election day
Friday, December 1st- 4-H meeting Nalaymi and Devonte will be presenting!

The secret word this week is M&M's! Please remember to keep all candy at home this week, unless there is enough for the entire class (including teachers :)



Have a wonderful week!! 

Mrs. McMichen and Mrs. Willard


Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Week of October 23rd

Thank you all for coming in last week for conference week! We really enjoyed meeting with you all and bragging on the kids!

Here's what were learning this week:

Math- adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators
Writing- Comparing and contrasting characters
Reading- The Widow's Broom
Grammar- Prepositions
Social Studies- Battles of the Civil War


Upcoming events:
Wednesday-Feet off Drugs-wear funky socks
Thursday-Head off Drugs- Wear a fun hat
Friday-Bodies off Drugs- Wear Red
4-H is this Friday!
Picture retakes are this Friday!
Box Tops are due this Friday!

The secret word this week is Skittles!

Have a great week!

Mrs. McMichen and Mrs. Willard