Thank you so much for all of your support at the Government Galla & with Halloween this week. We are lucky to have such a supportive community. This was a busy week, and your support made it go more smoothly.
We were able to get a group shot of 3rd grade wearing their Green Shirts after the Flag Day assembly today. Students will be photoshopped into the school-wide picture. Thanks to 21st Century Technology, students were able to be in two-places at once!
Unit 2 Assessment will be given Monday or Tuesday.
Begin Unit Three: What are different units of measurement & why is it important to be able to measure accurately?
Recommended IXL Skills:
BB3 – Measuring using an inch ruler
BB4 – Customary Unit of Length
BB.13 – Metric unit of length
BB.21 – Which measure tool is appropriate
Biographies: We will begin a reading unit that focuses on biographies and their test features.
“Why do people write & read biographies?”
“What are the key text features in a biography?”
Journaling: Students will be creating nonfiction writing journals as part of our new Unit of Inquiry. Journaling will tied to student work surrounding the engineering design process.
“How can I use a journal to collect and analyze data?”
Finite resources can be used creatively and responsibly when trying to solve problems.
Lines of Inquiry
- using a process to address a problem (function)
- creative use of materials (change)
- different ways to solve a problem
function, change, responsibility
process, creativity, resources, resilience
science, social studies, language, math
Dates to Remember:
November 13th: Elementary School Parent Coffee. The topic will be how to understand MAP & Fountas and Pinnell Benchmark Assessment Data.
Parent Teacher Conferences
November 14 & 15, 2018
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
You can sign up using the UAS Parent Portal. See instructions to book your appointment here. If you are having technical problems please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The booking system on the Parent Portal will close on Sunday, November 11 at 4:00pm. Please be sure to select your appointments by that time.
We kindly ask that you complete this Google Form (G3) for each of your children in grade 3. This form will provide information to your child’s teachers in order to help them best meet your needs during these conferences.
The booking system will close on Sunday, November 11 at 4:00pm. Please be sure to select your appointments by that time.
MESSAGE FROM 5TH GRADE
On Sunday, November 11, the Grade 5 students will host “Market Day” as part of their How We Organize Ourselves Unit of Inquiry. During this unit students have been learning about businesses, how to start them, and what makes them successful. As the culminating activity, Grade 5 students have created businesses and will host “Market Day” for Grades 1 – 4 during each lunch recess on Sunday, November 11. Prices of goods and services at “Market Day” will be under 10 aed. If you would like your child to participate in “Market Day”, please send your child to school with a small amount of money (5-20 aed) on Sunday, November 11.
The Grade 5 Teachers and Students