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Mrs. Givens' Class

Academics FOR THE WEEK

Read Aloud: Indian in the Cupboard Author:  Lynne Reid Banks

Reading Topic: Students will be reading the fables and will begin to understand that fables are short stories that have a lesson to teach.

Reading Strategy: Students will look at sequence of events this week.  Focusing on summary of events.

Writing: Students will have fables modeled to them to help them begin to think of ideas for their own fables.

Math:  Topic 4 (Understanding multiplication as repeated addition.)

Social Studies: Students will begin to look at the first people called the Ohlone that were in San Mateo.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR October & November


October 24- Picture Day Make-ups

October 28- Fall Festival

October 29-November 2- Spirit Week

October 31- Halloween Parade

November 9- Francisco's Birthday

November 12- Veteran's Day (No School)

November 19- Andoni's Birthday

November 21-23- Thanksgiving Break


Gift cards to Amazon or Target are very much appreciated for supplies for science, reading, math, art, and everything needed throughout the year.

Links to HELPFUL Sites

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.