Mrs. Givens' Class
Academics FOR THE WEEK
Read Aloud: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Author: Chris Grabenstein
Reading Topic: Students will read a story about a boy from Boston who visits Alaska.
Reading Strategy: Students will compare and contrast the weather in Alaska with the weather in San Mateo.
Writing: Students will be writing a plan for their fairytales this week.
Science: Students will learn about the different fish that live in the bay and the adaptations they have to help them survive.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR APRIL & MAY
April 25- Science Fair Preliminary Results due to your child's teacher
May 1- Marine Science Institute Field Trip
May 9 & 10- Science Fair Set-up (Students set up boards and any other displays they have from 3:30-5:00 pm on May 9 or from 8:00-9:00 am on May 10.)
May 11- Science Fair in the MPR from 9:00 am-12:00 pm.
May 23- Art Show in the MPR from 6:00-7:30 pm
May 23- Open House (Classrooms open at 6:30 pm)
May 24- Minimum Day (12:35 Dismissal)
May 27- Memorial Day (No School)
Links to HELPFUL Sites
Science Fair Student Packet: This link will have all of the information your child will need to complete their science fair project.
AR Book Finder is an online tool to look up a book's reading level.
Growth Mindset Videos are videos we will be watching and discussing in class. We are practicing to have a growth mindset, which is the idea that we can all get smarter and our brains can get stronger with more effort.