Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Homework due 12/2-12/4

3rd Grade Reading
due 12/2- finish reading the Green Book and complete the blue figurative language packet.
due 12/4- no homework

3rd Grade Math
due 12/2- White multiplication worksheet (pg 93 & 94) Work on division facts
due 12/4- Gold division worksheet

4th Grade Reading
due 12/3- Blue Worksheet. Complete a story map for your Tall Tale

4th Grade Math
due 12/2- Problem Solver Packet pages 7-12
due 12/4- Problem Solver Packet pages13-18

5th Grade Reading
due 12/3- read chapters 1-6 of Island of the Blue Dolphins and complete Vocabulary, questions & literary assignment (back side of white worksheet)

5th Grade Math
due 12/2- ACE 2.1 (problems 1-3)
due 12/4- ACE 2.2 (problems 4-8)

Check out these upcoming events!!
Student/Parent Panel on Accelerated Math Opportunity: University of Minnesota Talented Youth Math Program (UMTYMP)
Do you have a child in grades 4-10? Does your child excel at math? Would your child benefit from learning math at an accelerated pace?

Lakeville Council for Gifted and Talented is holding a Student/Parent panel with current and former participants of the University of Minnesota Talented Youth Math Program (UMTYMP) Come and ask questions about Lakeville students' experiences with this program. Find out if this opportunity is right for your child and what you need to do to qualify.

Date: Monday, November 24th
Time: 6:30-7:00 social time, 7:00-8:00pm panel discussion
Location: Cherryview Elementary Media Center, 8600 175th Street, Lakeville
Cost: None Open to students and parents from any school district

12/2 Young Scientists Roundtable
Dr. Joanne Slavin, Ph.D., R.D., will illuminate nutrition biochemistry and discuss the effects of various food and eating trends on human health at the December Young Scientist Roundtable program. Dr. Slavin, Professor in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota, will speak on "Your Energy Reserves: From Pop to Pilates" on Tuesday, December 2 at 7:00 p.m. at Wayzata Central Middle School Auditorium.

All monthly programs are open to all students in grades K - 12 and their parents and school staff. The programs are free and no reservations are needed. More information online at

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Homework Due 11/18-11/20

Sorry for the gap in the homework update. We are now back on track. I will post homework for the upcoming week on Thursday afternoons. Thanks for your continued support!

3rd Grade Reading
due 11/18- read chapter 3 in Green Book
complete starred items on blue worksheet (figurative language)
complete white worksheet (at least 2 boxes). Students will be animating figurative language using a computer program on Tuesday.
due 11/20- no homework

3rd Grade Math
due 11/18- no homework due
due 11/20- complete Partial Products worksheet.

4th Grade Reading
due 11/19- think of ideas/characters for your Tall Tale

4th Grade Math
due 11/18- no homework due (math test in regular classroom)
due 11/20- Problem Solver Packet pages 2-6

5th Grade Reading
due 11/19- read chapters 1-6 of Island of the Blue Dolphins and complete Vocabulary, questions & literary assignment (white worksheet)

5th Grade Math
due 11/18- ACE 1.3 (Accentuate the Negative)
due 11/20- ACE 1.4

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Homework for this week (11/3-11/7)

I am excited to be back here at's fun to see everyone again after an extended summer break! Hopefully the transition won't be too hard on the students (or me!) I am working to finish up a few units that Mrs. Kiser had started, but most grades will start new material with me in the next few weeks.

I will be holding Fall conferences in the coming weeks as well, look for a schedule out soon. In the mean time, if you have any questions or concerns that you would like to discuss, you can send me an email at or call at 952.848.4342.

3rd grade:
Math- no homework due 11/6
complete 2 pages of Practically Predictable pack for 11/11
Reading- no homework due 11/6
"Change generalization packet due 11/11

4th grade:
Math- ACE 3.3 due 11/6
ACE 3.4 due 11/11
Reading- Little Prince chapter due 11/12

5th grade:
Math- ACE 1.1 due 11/6 (Accentuate the Negative)
ACE 1.2 due 11/11
Reading- Environmental posters due 11/12