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|Selected content for novice researchers, especially elementary and middle school students and educators.|
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Each school in San José Unified annually develops a Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA). This plan includes the academic goals the school will be working on during the year and shows how the school will be using the funds allocated to the site.
The SPSA is written with the help of the School Site Council, which then approves the final document and forwards it to the Board of Education for their approval.
We welcome volunteers who help our teachers and staff elevate opportunities for students. Please review the following processes.
Monday, October 8, 2018 - Friday, October 12, 2018
B-6 Parents and Students:
Be sure to look through your student’s white envelope! Inside you will find several flyers and student work samples.
Picture day is this Wednesday! Look for the picture order form in your envelope.
Also in your envelope is a sign up sheet for fall conferences: conferences will be held for all students the week of October 29 - November 2. Please indicate on the form your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice of time (I will also send a soft copy of the form, so you can reply via email if you prefer).
Next Friday, October 19, will be our first BIoSITE walking field trip. We leave school at 1:10 and return to school at 2:45—this is a short walk to Los Alamitos Creek, where we will meet our Leland High School student instructors. The purpose of the trip is to investigate our environment - it is a wonderful experience to learn from the high school students who have been trained by the Children’s Discovery Museum.
October 24, will be our trip to Mission San Juan Bautista - thank you all for returning your permission slips promptly! Students will arrive at school at the regular time that day and can be picked up at the regular dismissal time. Next week, I will send out other trip details.
This week students were treated to their first Art Vista lesson of the year, studying realism vs primitivism, and created piece showing depth perception. Thank you to Mrs. Smitt and Mrs. Park (Zoe’s mom and Amie’s mom) for volunteering!
This week’s agenda included:Math
Students began Module 3, addition strategies.Literature
Students began “Frindle”, emphasis is identifying main ideas and details, including setting, characters, and events.Writing
Students continued new narrative (story) unit; the emphasis is on realistic fiction; they also wrote a personal narrative for the fall writing assessment.Social Studies
Students continued Chapter 2, Spanish California.
Agenda for Monday, October 15 - Friday, October 19, 2018:
Students will compete Origo Module 3; test is Friday 10/19.Literature
Students will continue “Frindle”, emphasis is identifying main ideas and details, including setting, characters, and events.Writing
Students will continue a new narrative (story) unit; the emphasis is on realistic fiction.Social Studies
Students will complete Chapter 2, Spanish California; they will also do an in-class research project on Spanish Explorers.Reminders and Looking Ahead:
BioSITE Walking field trip, Friday October 19, 1:10-2:50
San Juan Bautista field trip, Wednesday October 24
Pumpkin Bust, Friday October 26
Minimum Days October 29 - November 2: Fall Conferencing; dismissal 12:45
Graystone’s Santa Clara County Science Olympiad Team