Contact Information:
Mrs. M. Callaghan
mcallaghan@ksd140.org







Friday, April 29, 2011

Happy Friday

Homework:

Reading and Language Arts:
Read

Math:
Practice your multiplication skills

Newsletter:

Things we learned this week:

1. Reviewed pronouns and took our quiz on pronouns.

2. Students are able to make predictions.

3. Learned about our country's government and the three branches of government.

4. Students understand the concept of common good and how people work for the common good.

Reminders:

1. Scholastic Books: New order forms will be given out Monday.

2. Roller Skating: Starts next week

3. May 6th: START Day, dismissal at 12:30 p.m. Progress report cards will be issued.

4. Teacher Appreciation Week: May 2nd - May 6th 

Have a great weekend. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to call me.

Sincerely,

Miss M. Brown 

Spring has sprung!

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Homework

Reading and Language Arts:
Study D.O.L. week 31, test will be tomorrow.

Spelling:
Study spelling words from unit 31, test will be tomorrow.

Math: 
Home link 9.10 and 9.11, both home work assignments are on lattice multiplication.  Test will be next Wednesday.

Social Studies:
Local government worksheet due tomorrow.

Reminders:
Book orders are due tomorrow.

Go CUBS!

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Homework

Reading and Language Arts:
Study all pronoun worksheets, pronoun test is tomorrow.

Spelling:
Spelling book pages 241 and 242

Math:
Home link 9.9, chapter 9 test will be next Wednesday.

Reminders:
Bring in roller skating slip and money, due Friday. 

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Homework

Reading and Language Arts:
Predicting worksheet

Spelling:
Spelling book page 240

Math:
Home link 9.7

Reminders:
Roller skating slips and money due Friday.
Book orders are due Friday.
Read and work on multiplication skills.

GO Bulls and Blackhawks!

Monday, April 25, 2011

Homework

Spelling:
Spelling practice sheet for unit 31

Math:
Home link 9.5

Reminders: 
Please bring in your roller skating sheets and money. 
Book orders are due this Friday.
Tomorrow is Hawks and Bulls day. Wear your teams favorite jersey, red, or black.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Hoppy Hoppy Thursday!

Homework

Reading and Language Arts:
Read as much as you can this weekend.

Math:
Practice multiplication and division skills. 

http://www.multiplication.com/flashgames/farmfreakout/FarmFreak.htm 

*Remember to bring in your book orders!

Newsletter

Things we learned

1. Reviewed pronouns and how to make a judgment. Pronouns test will be next week.

2. Students took chapter seven test in Social Studies. Most of the students did very well.

3. Started our new unit in math on multiplication and division. It is vital that you study your multiplication flash cards.

Reminders

1. Scholastic Book: Book orders are due on April 29th. (NO CASH, checks only)

2. Roller Skating: Permission slips and money are due next week.

3. May 6th: START Day

4. Book Fair: Book fair will be next week.

Happy Easter! Have a great day off and weekend. Tomorrow is Earth Day! If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to cal me.

Sincerely,

Miss M. Brown

GO Bulls and Hawks!!!




 

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Clothing/Coat Drive




Students wore the colors orange and yellow

Homework

Reading and Language Arts:
Making Judgments worksheet and study D.O.L. week 30. D.O.L. test will be tomorrow.

Spelling:
Study spelling words from unit 30

Math:
Home link 9.3

Reminders:

Bring in roller skating slips and money.

Thursday: Earth Day
-Wear something green or Earth Day logo
-Bring in dollar bills

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Homework

Reading and Language Arts:
Pronoun worksheet

Pronoun Games: 

http://languageartsgames.4you4free.com/pronouns.html

Math:
Home link 9.2, please continue to work on multiplication and division skills.

Social Studies:
Study for chapter 7 test, test is tomorrow. Please look over your chapter 7 study guide.

Wednesday: Clothes/Coat Drive
Bring in gently used clothes and coats
Wear the colors orange or yellow
Bring in quarters

Reminders:
1. Bring in roller skating permission slips and money.
2. No school on Friday, April 22nd.

GO Chicago Blackhawks!










Today was bring in dimes, donate books, and wear blue!







 

Monday, April 18, 2011

Homework

Reading and Language Arts:
Practice book page 52 (vocabulary)

Spelling: 
Spelling practice sheet for unit 30 (review unit)

Math:
Home link 9.1 (This unit is on multiplication and division)

Social Studies:
Complete study guide for chapter 7, test will be Wednesday

*Remember to read and turn in your book orders!

Go Cubs!

Friday, April 15, 2011

Happy Friday

Homework

Reading and Language Arts:
Read as much as you can this weekend.

Math:
Parent signature on chapter 8 test, return on Monday.
Study multiplication skills, I have sent home a memory game and worksheet for extra practice.

*Remember to bring in your book orders!

Newsletter

Things we learned

1. Students observed and recorded the path the sun takes in the sky. The students learned that the sun rises in the east and sets in the west.

2. Reviewed contractions and how to make a prediction.

3. Learned how to write number fraction stories and took chapter 8 test.

4. Learned how to become a good citizen and how to make a thoughtful decision.

Reminders

1. Scholastic Book: Book orders are due on April 29th. (NO CASH, checks only)

2. April 22nd: No school

3. Social Studies: Chapter 7 test will be on Wednesday, April 20th. Students will receive a study guide for the chapter on Monday the 18th.

4. Earth Day activities and P.A.W.S. Fundraiser: April 18th - 21st. I made a copy of the activities for each day for each students, you can find this sheet in their Friday folders.

Have a great weekend. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to cal me.

Sincerely,

Miss M. Brown

GO Cubs and Hawks!!!




Thursday, April 14, 2011

Social Studies: Qualities of a Good Citizen

video

Science: The Sun

This is a video on the Sun and shadows.

video

Homework

Reading and Language Arts:
Study D.O.L. week 29, test is tomorrow

Spelling:
Study spelling words from unit 29, test is tomorrow

Math: 
Practice multiplication skills

Social Studies:
Making a Thoughtful Decision worksheet

*Remember to read and bring in your book orders!

 

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Homework

Spelling:
Spelling book pages 227 and 228

Math:
Study for chapter 8 test, please look over the study guide

*Remember to read and bring in your book orders

GO BLACKHAWKS! 

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Contraction Games

Websites:

http://english-zone.com/spelling/cont-01.html

http://www.sadlier-oxford.com/phonics/flyby/flyby1.htm

Homework

Reading and Language Arts:
Contraction worksheet (This worksheet should be a review, students should have NO problem completing this assignment)

Spelling:
Spelling book page 226

Math:
Please complete chapter 8 study guide, test will be on Thursday

*Please remember to read and bring in your book orders!

Monday, April 11, 2011

Magic School Bus

video 

The Magic School Bus video: This video was our introduction to our new science unit on the sun and moon. Feel free to watch it again! 

Homework

Reading and Language Arts:
Practice book page 42 (vocabulary)

Spelling:
Spelling home practice sheet for unit 29

Math: 
Home link 8.8
Test will be on Thursday (April 14th). Chapter 8 study guide will be given out tomorrow.

Science:
We are starting a new science unit on The Sun and Moon. Please look over the letter that was given out today, it discusses what we will be doing during this unit.

*Remember to read and send in your book orders!

Friday, April 8, 2011

Happy Friday!

No homework, I strongly encourage my students to read and practice their multiplication skills over the weekend! 

Newsletter:

Things we learned this week

1. Started our new unit on the sun and moon.

2. Learned how to compare and contrast two different characters.

3. Reviewed our capitalization skills, students are doing great!

4. Learned about the duties of a citizen.

5. Learned how to compare fractions.

Reminders

1. Scholastic Books: Book orders forms are due April 29th. (NO CASH, checks only please)

2. Spring Pictures: April 12th, forms went out today.

3. April 22nd: No school

4. Report Cards: Report cards were given out today, please sign and return on Monday.

5. Toby the Tire Assembly: Will be on April 11th. 

Have a great weekend! If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call me!

Miss M. Brown
Go CUBS and Hawks! 


Golden Book winners for the Month of March!!! 



Thursday, April 7, 2011

Classroom pictures

This is a CUBS classroom! Our Comic Life projects are hanging outside our classroom! This was a great research project on different types of penguins, the students did a great job.

Our wonderful classroom door!

Homework

Reading and Language Arts:
Capitalization worksheet & Study D.O.L. week 28, test will be tomorrow

Math:
Home link 8.7

Spelling: 
Please study your words from unit 28, test will be tomorrow

*Remember to bring in your Spring Fest sheets! They are DUE tomorrow!!!!

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Homework

Reading and Language Arts:
Please study D.O.L week 28, test is Friday

Spelling:
Spelling book pages 218 and 219

Math:
Home link 8.6

Tomorrow I will be out at a meeting all day. There will be a sub in my classroom. Students are to be on their best behavior. I know there will not be any issues because this is a great class!

About yesterday: If you checked the blog yesterday you saw that there was no homework posted. I apologize I was out ill. Next time I am out ill I will remember to post the homework. 

Thank you for understanding, have a great day!

Miss M. Brown

Monday, April 4, 2011

Homework

Spelling:
Spelling practice worksheet for unit 28

Math:
Home link 8.5

Science:
Study notes, test will be tomorrow
I reviewed all vocabulary words with the students and all questions that will be on the test 

*Remember to bring in your spring fest sheets completed! The sheets are due Friday!

Tuesday April 5th: START Day, students will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. 

Friday, April 1, 2011

Happy Friday!

Homework:

Spring Fest sheets are due April 8th, next Friday.

Newsletter:

Things we learned this week:

1. Learned about sounds through air and water.

2. Learned about story settings.

3. Learned about comparative and superlative adjectives.

4. Took chapter 6 test in social studies, students did a great job!

5. Introduced fractions, learned the parts of a fraction.

Reminders:

1. April 5th: START Day, students are dismissed at 12:30 p.m. 

2. Report Cards: Will be given out to students April 8th.

3. Toby the Tire Assembly: Will be on April 11th.

4. Spring Fest: Students must bring in their forms by April 8th.

5. Spring Pictures: April 12th.

6. Scholastic Books: New order forms will be given out this Monday. Parents you will also be able to order online.

Have a great weekend! If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call me.

Miss Brown

Baseball season is here! CUBS opening day is today!

GO CUBS!