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Mrs. Givens' Class

 Important Dates

December 11~ Signed Report Card Envelopes due

December 22-January 8~  Winter Break

January 15- No School~  Martin Luther King Jr.'s  Birthday Observed


Red homework folders are due every morning, except Monday.

-Read 20-30 minutes & write the book title on the homework sheet daily. 

-Math Sheet due daily                    

-Spelling Sheet due Thursday

-Weekly Envelopes will be sent home Friday and are due Monday, December 18.


Read AloudEarthquake Terror Author: Peg Kehret

Reading: Students will continue reading nonfiction text about animals and their adaptations.  They will continue to review main idea, key details, and text features.  They will learn how to compare and contrast two different texts about animals.

Writing: Students will finish the animal report lap book, and then they will begin typing their animal reports in class.

Language: Students will learn how to write complex and compound sentences.

Math: Topic 8 Lesson 4, 6-9 (Division)

Science: Students will be continuing to learn about the moon and its phases.

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Reading Groups Sign Up

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

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.