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~*The Pitzer Post*~

March 13-17, 2017

In this weekly post, you will find information about the academic content and special events happening in the upcoming week. 

Literacy (Reading & Writing)

Click the link to view our upcoming theme skills!
Theme 12 (week two)
Phonics Words:  closest, nearer, softest, strongest, younger, hard, last, hottest, tougher
Vocab Words:  available, taste, range
Grammar Skill: Review Pronouns

Check out some of the way cool videos we watched to enhance our learning this week:

Elements of a Story:

Possessive Pronouns:

Math

Chapter 12: Fractions
Vocabulary
: equal, unequal, whole, fraction, one-half, one-third, one-fourth, unit fraction, same, greater than, less than, like fractions
Objectives:

  • Identify whether a shape is divided into equal fractional parts
  • Read, write, and identify unit fractions for halves, thirds, and fourths
  • Show fraction and a whole using model drawings
  • Compare two or more unit fractions using models of the same size
  • Order two or more unit fractions with or without the use of models of the same size
  • Identify fractions that name more than one equal part of a whole
  • Use models to add and subtract fractions
  • Add or subtract like fractions

MIFChapter12

Cursive

Week 8 Uppercase Letters are: R, L, A, O

As soon as your child learns the uppercase letter that starts their name, they can begin writing their name in cursive in class!!  When you leave a comment on this post, you can tell us something you noticed, something you are proud of or something you are still struggling with.  Don’t forget to leave a comment so we know that you completed your homework.  I loved the comments that have detail (specifics) AND followed the rules of writing!

Science

Second Step

This week, we practiced the first part of STEP problem solving process wish is Say the problem without blame.  In order to do this we need to calm down and then state what we want or need.  Can your child take the following scenario and practice saying the problem without blame?

Scenario
Student A wants to play with other friends but Student B only wants student A to play with them.  They are using words like you always play with them and you never play with me.

How could you follow the first part of STEP?

Upcoming Events

Monday, March 13, 2017

  • Lunch: Cheeseburger
  • “available”  note card comes home, due  Tuesday
  • Watch Cursive Week 8 Video, comment and practice  (due Wednesday)

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 

  • Lunch: Corn Dogs
  • Watch Cursive Week 8 Video, comment and practice  (due Wednesday)

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

  • Lunch: Tater Tot Bake
  • Spring Pictures: Students will have to have had a form turned in to get their pictures taken
  • “taste” and “range” note card comes home, due Wednesday
  • Watch Cursive Week 8 Video and comment by today
  • Board of Education Meeting DHS 7 pm

Thursday, March 16, 2017

  • Lunch: Shamrock Chicken Nuggets
  • Happy Birthday Mrs. Pitzer
  • Phonics Paper comes home today due tomorrow!

Friday, March 17, 2017

  • Lunch: Cheese Pizza
  • Wear Green
  • Report Cards!

Celebrating Our Greatness!

  • Learning all the lowercase cursive letters and beginning the journey into uppercase letters
  • 6 Seussville Citizens automatically leveled up on the Super Improver wall for watching and completing all 7 weeks of cursive thus far
    • The chance starts over this week! Are you up for the challenge?!
  • Prioritizing assignments in Canvas (leaning management system)
  • Focusing on saying problems without blame
  • Writing stories that have problems and solutions
  • Determining Importance by finding the main idea and supporting details
  • Going on a Fraction Investigation all thanks to Google Docs!
20 Comments to

“The Pitzer Post!”

  1. March 11th, 2017 at 5:05 pm      Reply Mommy B Says:

    The l is like a rollercoaster and the a is like the lowercase a.


  2. March 12th, 2017 at 9:50 am      Reply Madison Says:

    I like the L because it was a crazy letter. My favorite letter was R because it’s like the upperse.


  3. March 12th, 2017 at 2:48 pm      Reply Jayden Says:

    I am so excited for cursive this week because I learned an upper case letter from my name.


  4. March 12th, 2017 at 6:22 pm      Reply Sanjana Says:

    My favert leter is O.


  5. March 14th, 2017 at 3:28 pm      Reply Evan Says:

    My favorite letter is L because it was loopy.


  6. March 14th, 2017 at 3:54 pm      Reply Griffin Says:

    Mine also was R because most of our friends start with that letter.


  7. March 14th, 2017 at 3:56 pm      Reply Alex R Says:

    I am so excited to write my name in cursive now.


  8. March 14th, 2017 at 4:29 pm      Reply Kaitlyn Says:

    Those are tricky letters especial the L. I liked the R and the A the best.


  9. March 14th, 2017 at 4:39 pm      Reply Reese Says:

    I lick the letter R.


  10. March 14th, 2017 at 5:41 pm      Reply Alex R Says:

    I am so excited to be able to write my name!


  11. March 14th, 2017 at 6:23 pm      Reply Ashawnesty Says:

    The A looked like a almond.


  12. March 14th, 2017 at 6:24 pm      Reply tate Says:

    The words where easy but the words where just a bit harder but I it.


  13. March 14th, 2017 at 6:25 pm      Reply Ashawnesty Says:

    Good job Alex R, and Reese!!!


  14. March 14th, 2017 at 7:35 pm      Reply Alex b Says:

    I am happy we learned the letter a because I can start writing my name in cursive at school.


  15. March 14th, 2017 at 8:05 pm      Reply Audrey Says:

    I like the A because its just like the uppercase A that is not in cursive. Now I can write my name!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  16. March 14th, 2017 at 8:58 pm      Reply Ava Says:

    I can write my name in cursive!!!!!


  17. March 14th, 2017 at 9:25 pm      Reply Emma S. Says:

    The R, L, and A were hard, but the O was easy


  18. March 14th, 2017 at 10:00 pm      Reply Vivien Says:

    I’m so excited for people that are able to spell there name!


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