Studio 3 Weekly Update (Oct. 25, 2015)

Featured News and Learning

1. EPiC Named Apple Distinguished School for 2015-2017

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2. Silent Auction Update

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3.  Thank you to a friend of Levi’s family for coming in to share her experience of living in Africa!  


Student Gmail

Students went through the LPS District Elementary Email Presentation last week.  Email will be opened soon.  If you haven’t already, please view the linked presentation and visit with your child about the expectations (they should be able to tell you).  Last week, after orientation, they signed the Student Email Agreement Contract.  This district student Gmail account will travel with them from 3 rd grade until they graduate high school.

Please note:  Students are aware of this, but email is NOT to be used to correspond with parents during the day.  If your child forgets their lunch, iPad, etc. you will still go ahead and communicate with teachers for those needs.  The students know as well that they are NOT to email home in the day, for any reason.  They would simply tell us of any concerns and we will communicate with you.  

November Volunteer Calendar

Fall Party

Friday, October 30th from 2:00-2:30

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Costumes:  Students ARE allowed to bring their costumes to school.  We will give them time to change right before the start of the party.  Please, NO face paint, masks, color-sprayed hair, or other items that may distract learning.

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HELP!  If you have any Royals gear/props/decorations that we could borrow for a Royals Photo Booth during the party, we would love to borrow them and will send them home with your child the same day of the party.  Thank you!


We launch our second PBL unit on Monday, October 26th!

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Science standards for the unit include:

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I can write a quality main idea sentence and provide supporting details.

I can use quotation marks correctly.


I can multiply a one digit number by a multiple of 10 (i.e. 3 x 50;  70 x 8).

I can find a missing digit in a multiplication/division equation (i.e. 7 x y = 35;  y=5).

I can write all 4 equations (i.e. 7 x 5 = 35;  5 x 7 = 35;  35/7 = 5;  35/5 = 7), understanding that the commutative property of multiplication does NOT apply to division (i.e. 5 x 7 = 35 AND 7 x 5 = 35; BUT in division the larger number or whole HAS to be first, it cannot be turned around like in multiplication).

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Math Fact Fluency

Reflex App. Update

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It is absolutely critical that ALL students are able to fluently add/subtract/multiply/divide by the end of 3rd quarter (at the latest, by the end of the year).  

Read Aloud

We will finish this fantastic book this week!

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As always, homework will come home on Monday and is due no later than Friday.

We are continuing to encourage families to have a parent check over their child’s homework before signing it.  We will of course look over it but research shows that immediate feedback is much more meaningful than feedback after-the-fact.  We are also hoping that the weekly homework gives you a better idea of not only what we are learning in class but also on how your child is performing.  


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Breakfast and Lunch Menu


About KonradGators4

4th grade teacher in MO
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