Brittle News 10/6/17

Friday, October 6, 2017

Daily Folders

Please remember to have your child bring his/her blue folder to school every day. 

Please remember to sign your child’s AR reading log located in the back of the blue daily folder. 

Students should be taking weekly AR tests.

Homework Folders

Homework is located in your child’s pink folder and is due on or before Wednesday, October 18th.

1 - skills U1W5 wksht.

2  - skills practice math wkshts.



10/12- Last day to earn AR points for the 1st 9 weeks.

10/12-End of 1st 9 weeks 10/13-Planning Day; no school for students

10/18-Picture retakes

10/20-Movie Night at Buck Lake @ 6:30 p.m.

10/25-Boosterthon Pep Rally

10/25-Report Cards home

10/27-Spelling Bee

10/30-11/3- Character Education Spirit Week

Here are the themes for each day of our Character Education Spirit Week

Monday, October 30th: “Let Your Kindness Shine Bright”- Students wear bright or neon colored clothing.

Tuesday, October 31st : “Bobcats Have Great Character”- Students dress up as their favorite book character.Parade details to follow..

Wednesday, November 1st : “Bobcats are Red-y to Make Positive Choices”- Students wear the color red.

Thursday, November 2nd : “We’re Wacky for Good Character”- Students wear wacky-tacky clothing.

Friday, November 3rd : “Boosterthon Spirit Day”- Students wear class or school shirts for the Boosterthon Fun Run. 



A Peek at next Week:  October 9th -October 12th.  


We will begin unit 1 week 5 in Wonders on Monday, October 9th. We will be focusing on how families work together. We will discuss the jobs different family members may have and how these jobs help the family. The essential question for this week is how families work together?  Our reading, spelling, writing, and vocabulary assessments are scheduled for the week of October 16th. Our vocabulary and comprehension assessments are scheduled for Wednesday, October 18th. On Thursday, October 19th, we will complete our spelling and writing assessments.  

The comprehension, vocabulary, and spelling assessments will be recorded in Pinpoint. Please have your child read an AR book of his/her choice over the weekend so he/she can take AR tests.


Continue chapter 3 on learning basic number facts. In this chapter, we are using different ways to practice our basic addition and subtraction facts. Please begin practicing basic addition and subtraction facts with your child. Flash cards can be purchased at Dollar Tree.


Science/Social Studies 

Continue learning Map Skills.  

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To Many Happy Days, 

Ms. Brittle