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12/10-12/15

Our Archway Arete library has officially launched, and we are looking for volunteers to help students check out books.Sign up here to serve! Our class will visit the library on January 11th and February 15th.
Language Arts Spelling will be normal this week with a test on Friday. In writing, we will continue to craft our Realistic Fiction stories and move into the publishing stage. We are continuing The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe and will likely finish Friday.
Math We are reviewing lots this week! First on Monday there will be a money quiz. Then,  there will be a unit test on Thursday covering units 1-4, & 9. Afterwards, we will be learning the order of operations and the basics of data analysis. If you are able to help with math groups this week, please RSVP here:   https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/508084ba4a92da6fa7-math

Science This week, students will test their reflexes by taking part in a reflex lab! We will also be learning how to keep our brains and our Nervous Syste…

12/3-12/7

Don't forget this Monday is the Field Trip. Please send your child in with a sack lunch and a disposable water bottle both labeled with their name.
Language Arts Spelling will be normal this week with a test on Friday. In writing, we will continue to craft our Realistic Fiction stories. We are continuing The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe this week so please send the book in if you haven’t already.
Math We are learning about subtracting money this week! There will be a short quiz on Wednesday this week to check in on understanding. If you are able to help with math groups this week, please RSVP here:   https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/508084ba4a92da6fa7-math

Science This week we will continue learning about the Nervous System! Students will understand how signals are sent throughout the nervous system. They will also be learning about the three main parts of the brain.
History This week we will be doing a reader’s theater on the lives’ of Roman citizens. We will also be learnin…

11/26-11/30

Language Arts Spelling will be normal this week with a test on Friday. In writing we will begin to understand the elements of fiction writing, and begin to create our own fictional narrative. We are continuing The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe this week so please send the book in if you haven’t already.
Math We are learning about money this week! There will be a short quiz on Tuesday and Friday this week to check in on understanding. If you are able to help with math groups this week, please RSVP here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084ba4a92da6fa7-math
Science This week we will be learning all about the Nervous System!
History This week we will about some of the buildings, bridges, and aqueducts of ancient Rome. Toward the end of the week, we will learn about gladiators and chariot races!

11/19-11/20

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Language Arts We are continuing The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe this week so please send the book in if you haven’t already. For poetry, we are memorizing The First Thanksgiving of All  and we will do recitations on Tuesday. There will be no spelling this week!
Math We will be reviewing cumulative concepts Monday and then taking an end of Unit  assessment on Tuesday. There is no pressure to really prepare for this test. Monday night’s homework will give you a good idea of content that might appear on the actual test, however the students are already prepared to demonstrate their knowledge based on the work they have done in the proceeding weeks.
Science Students will take the Skeletal System Assessment on Monday. We will also learn about the Achilles Tendon and the origin o…

11/13-11/16

Language Arts We are continuing The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe this week so please send the book in if you haven’t already. For poetry, we are memorizing The First Thanksgiving of All  and we will do recitations the day before Thanksgiving break. In grammar we will have a test Friday. Please review the study guide and the red grammar notebook this week. Spelling will be normal with a test Friday.  
Math This week we will be practicing multiplication and division and learning our 9 facts. There will be a quiz on Wednesday on the 9’s. Try challenging your child to skip count on your way to and from school for good practice!  
Science This week we will be taking a look at what our bones are made of. Students will learn how to care for their bones and why it is so important to do so. Please encourage your child to study for their upcoming Skeletal System assessment, the test will be next week.
History This week we will continue our Caesar Unit. We will learn about Augustus Caesar and compa…

11/5-11/9

Language Arts We are starting The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe this week so please send the book in by Wednesday. Recitations for “Catch a Little Rhyme” will be Wednesday as well. In grammar we will work on state of being verbs and linking verbs and practice diagramming sentences. Spelling will be normal with a test Friday. Throughout the week as well, we will work to finish our personal narratives.  
Math This week we will be practicing multiplication and division and learning our 8 facts. There will be a quiz Monday on 6 and 7s, and then a quiz in Friday regarding 8’s. Try challenging your child to skip count by these numbers on your way to and from school for good practice!  If you can help with Wednesday math groups, please RSVP using this link: https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/508084ba4a92da6fa7-math
Science Students will begin learning about the functions of the Skeletal System and the importance of the human spine. They will be able to label the different bones within th…

Bard Competition

Hello Archway Arete Parents and Students! It’s once again time for our annual Bard Competition, which means registration starts now! If your student is interested in trying their hand at this artistic form in this exciting and challenging competition,  please have them ask their teacher for a registration form, which must be turned in no later than Monday, November 5th by the end of the day. Each student who registers will also receive a copy of the Poetry Out Loud judging guidelines to help them refine their performance for the first round of the competition, which will take place across November 16th and 19th at 3:05 after the school day. More details to follow. I am so excited for this competition to kick off and see what students we’ll be hearing from this year, so please don’t hesitate to register! If you have any further questions, please email Ms. Arce-Lindsay at carce-lindsay@archwayarete.org. I look forward to seeing our students perform! Happy poem hunting!