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Mrs. Givens' Class

 Important Dates

October 5 ~ Scholastic Book Orders are due

October 6-20 ~ Fall Break (No School)

October 23-27 ~ Spirit Week                                                                                                           Oct. 23 ~ Pajama Day     Oct. 24 ~ Hero Day     Oct. 25 ~ Mix & Match Day               Oct. 26 ~ Sports Day       Oct. 27 ~ Wear Red Day

October 31 ~ Halloween Parade at 8:30 a.m.


Red homework folders are due every morning, except Monday.

-Read 20-30 minutes & write the book title on the homework sheet daily.             -Math Worksheet- complete both sides and show work.
-Spelling Sheet is due Wednesday or earlier - complete both sides
-Practice spelling this week's spelling words at home nightly and have one of your parents give you a practice test Wednesday night.
* Return library books to school by Thursday.



Read Aloud: The Kid Who Became President Author: Dan Gutman

Reading: Using the article from last week to finish collecting evidence for their opinion writing.   Review author's purpose, predicting, making connections, and visualizing.  

Writing: Students will be completing their  opinion writing about why they think it is so important for everyone 18 and older to have the right to vote.

Language: Subject verb agreement review and learning how to capitalize titles.

Math: Reviewing and taking a test on Topic 3.

Social Studies: This week the students will continue to learn the specific jobs of each of the three branches of government.

Links to Sites

AR Book Finder is an online tool to look up a book's reading level.

Scholastic Book Order. When ordering books online, use the Class Activation Code GV3F6.

Ten Marks is an online math practice and enrichment program. You will get your child's username and password at our conference.

Growth Mindset Videos are videos we have watched and discussed 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.

Common Core Standards are the academic standards for K-12 literacy and math education. 

Classroom Wishlist is where you can go to purchase supplies and curriculum items needed for the classroom.