Wednesday, September 27, 2017

New Learning

We are studying Exploration of the New World in Social Studies. We are discussing theme and summarizing in Reading; possessives, contractions, and prefixes in word study; and learning how to take events in our lives to write narrative pieces.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, September 30, 2017 is our Family Fun Day. Please come out and enjoy the games and food that will be available. Please return all permission forms for our Myrtle Beach field study coming up on October 17th. You may make payments in Parent Portal. October 2nd is the beginning of our Book Fair. Please encourage your child to purchase a chapter book. I would love for us to read Wonder together. I have one copy. If you can allow your child to purchase this book that would be great! October 3rd is our Literacy Night from 6-7:30. Please join us!

NO Homework Tonight

There is no homework in ELA and Social Studies tonight. Most students completed the homework in class after our FANTASTIC Field Study.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

This Week

Homework: Monday-Prefixes page 15 and Study Native American Powerpoint of Great Basin in Google Classroom Tuesday-Prefixes page 16 and Summarizing Notes Study Native American Powerpoint on Eastern Woodlands in Google Classroom Wednesday-Prefixes page 17 and Study Native American PowerPoint on Pacific Northwest in Google Classroom Thursday-Study Native American PowerPoint on Great Plains and Southwest in Google Classroom Students will test on Native American Groups, Summarization, Inferencing, Prefixes, and Possessives Friday. Please study each night!

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday Folder

Please check your child's Thursday Folder for important papers to sign. There is a field study form in there as well. You may pay for the field study and all other items online through Parent Portal. No homework tonight for ELA and SS! Students are encouraged to read for 20 minutes each night.

Upcoming Events

October 2 Book Fair-please encourage your child to purchase a book or two October 3 4th Grade ALERT Field Study

Killian School Spirit Night

Mon, September 18, 5:00pm – 7:30pm Where: Chick-fil-A, 405 Killian Rd, Columbia, SC 29203, USA (map) Description: Killian Elementary School Spirit Night. School Contact: 803-699-2981 extension 71007

Killian Kloset

Lexington County Museum Field Study

Please send in field study forms and money for the Lexington County Museum Field Study by September 25, 2017. You may pay online if you prefer.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

MAP Testing

Students are MAP testing for ELA- Wednesday and Math-Thursday Due to testing homework will not be given. Students are still expected to read for 20 minutes each night.

Homework

9/12/17 Social Studies- Students are to read the Native American article, highlight main ideas from each subheading, and write a 3-5 sentence summary on the index card provided. ELA- students are to complete the worksheet on prefixes.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Two Hour Delay

Richland Two will operate on a two hour delay Tuesday, September 12, 2017. I pray everyone is well and I will see you tomorrow!

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Victims Need Our Help!

Jr. Beta Club in conjunction with Harvest Hope is collecting supplies to ship to the Hurricane Harvey Evacuation Shelters. Items should be delivered to your child's class September 5-12, 2017. Shelters are in need of disposable diapers, toothbrushes, toothpaste, feminine products, soap, lotion, washcloths, baby bottles, baby wipes, children's underwear, shaving razors, kid and adult socks, shampoo and conditioner. Please send new/unused items.
Field Studies and T-shirts All field study and t-shirt money should be paid for online through Parent-Portal. After you login, click the link for student fees, and you will be able to pay. Please send the green t-shirt form back as soon as possible so that the T-shirts can be ordered. If you have lost the form, please send in a note with the size shirt you wish your child to purchase.
Join Us for OPEN HOUSE Tonight! 5-7pm
Homework 9-7-17 Social Studies: weekly #1 crossword puzzle, map, and think and review questions ELA: Read for 20 minutes
Homework 9-6-17 Social Studies: Students are to read Pages 13-14 and 15-16. Complete the questions on each page. ELA: Read Mystic Horse page 230

Friday, September 1, 2017

A BIG BIG Thank You! To those students that brought in their solar eclipse glasses. They will be sent to school children in South America and Asia for use in the 2019 total eclipse. If you would like to participate, we are collecting until next Friday. Scholastic Book Orders If you would like to place an order, please fill out the form with your child’s name, number of items, and total amount. Then return the order form with a check made to Scholastic. You can also order online: go to https://clubs2.scholastic.com/ Class Code: RBBBV Your orders help us get really cool materials for our classroom. Thank you for your support
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