What We're Learning: September 2021
Reading: This month we will begin to develop fifth grade reading habits. These will include building reading stamina, thinking deeply about the texts, and responding to reading by writing about it.
Writing: This month we will begin to develop fifth grade writing habits. These will include developing writing stamina, writing reading responses, and creative writing.
Math: This month we will review and reinforce our understanding of place value building upon fourth grade knowledge to become fifth grade experts.
Social Studies: This month we will set realistic, meaningful goals for academic learning and social relationships.
Practice your multiplication facts.
Theme: The theme in a story is its underlying message, or 'big idea.' In other words, what big idea about life is the author trying to teach us in the writing? This belief, or idea, is universal in nature and goes beyond the specific text and/or characters.
The school day starts promptly at 8:10 a.m. Please ensure that your child is in the gym no later than 8:05 a.m.
We suggest that you fill out the health screening before you come to school.
Monday, September 13th: First Day of School
Thursday September 16th: Yom Kippur (Schools Closed)
Monday, September 20th: Beacon After-School Begins
Thursday, September 23rd: Back to School Night