Ms. Ashley Linnane

  • 1st Grade
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  • NP³ Elementary
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WEEKLY UPDATES 11/6 Happy Monday! Here is what is going on this week: Sutter's Fort: Permission slips and the $50 donation are due tomorrow! Students should have them in their homework folder or backpack. If another copy is needed, have your student see me first thing in the morning. And again, if your student is not planning to attend the trip, please let me know so we can come up with a plan! Math: This will be our last week with Module 2, we will take our end of module assessment next week. I wanted to share a great homework resource for students wanting help with math homework. Check out the link below! 'Mr. Kung' has all the 5th grade Eureka Math homework lessons and does an excellent job at explaining. Worth checking out for sure! Here is the link for tonight's homework! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TE4Yq0ym2Fk Language Arts: This week we will read non-fiction articles and determine the authors Point of View. We will also be starting our essay's on Old Yeller. Social Studies: We are getting prepared for Sutter's Fort this week for Social Studies! We will choose characters to portray based on people who actually lived at the fort during that time. Students will do a research based project to learn more about their character. HOMEWORK THIS WEEK: Nightly Math Homework Nightly Spelling Homework (see words below) Reading 20 minutes each night

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Notes from Ms. Linnane Week of October 23rd WEEKLY UPDATES Hi Families! I hope everyone had a restful weekend! I have exciting news! Our project was fully funded on Donor's Choose, so we will be getting new science materials like scales, beakers, compound and solution kits, and mineral samples! I am SO excited for our students to be able to experience hands-on science! Here is what is happening in class this week: Halloween: We will be taking advantage of our minimum day on Thursday (10/26) and have a school-wide Halloween parade and a 5th grade party. Please follow this link to sign up to bring an item for the potluck! Thank you!! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dqPTTtNOAKPLVb9CkuZkxUkSqn_aiXlFcUU1EV-PfzQ/edit?usp=sharing Math: We will continue working on long division this week. More specifically we are looking at two-digit and three-digit divisors and dividends. Sample problem: 732 ÷ 81 Language Arts: We are going to finish Old Yeller this week (bring on the tissues!) We will also be reading pieces of expository (non-fiction) text in our textbooks and work on finding the Main Idea of a passage. Social Studies: Students will read and do activities based around the 13 colonies. Also, we are hosting community members on Friday for Kids Law Day! We are learning what lawyers, paralegals, and politicians do for work! We are also talking about election processes and how to be an active citizen in our country! Science: Students will be able to identify properties in different types of matter. They will do this through investigation and observations. Sutter's Fort: Please contact me with any specific questions! Look for the permission slips in your students homework folder tomorrow! HOMEWORK THIS WEEK: Nightly Math Homework Nightly Spelling Homework Reading 20 minutes each night

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Welcome back, families! It's official, we survived our first day! Our 5th graders are absolutely amazing, I can already tell this is going to be a special year. I wanted to thank you for your patience today with some logistical things during drop off and pick up, we are doing our best to make sure the process is as smooth as possible! Here is what you need to know this week: Supplies: I have attached a supply list to this email in case you need to reference it. It is also on the NP3 E Website under Teacher Supply Lists on the main site (not my bio page). Thank you for your support in helping supply your student and our classroom with basic school supplies! You rock! Student Information Packets: I sent them home with students today. Please fill out necessary forms and bring them back to school tomorrow! Student Planners: I had students fill out their planners today. Their homework was to find a book to read for class (I have a whole library in class too), and to have you fill out the student info packet (mentioned above). Please sign their planner as a way to communicate with me that you saw it. Please continue to sign their planners at least through the week so that we are all on the same page regarding homework! PE and STEAM tomorrow: Please make sure your student is in appropriate footwear to participate in PE! Please reply: I have added all emails I have on file for my parents. It would be very helpful to me if you could reply to this email that you received it, or with any changes on who to communicate with. THANK YOU!! That is all for tonight! Please feel free to contact me with any questions you might have! Kindly, Ms. Linnane

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Hi Families! Happy Tuesday! Here are the details for this week: Math: We are continuing working on a fraction math project that we started last week. It is due on Thursday. If students haven't completed it in class, it is homework tonight and tomorrow night. Language Arts: We are focusing on finding the "Authors Purpose" for writing a piece of text (persuade, inform, or entertain). We will read short stories, passages, and longer stories to identify the authors purpose. Science: We are starting our in class project on Constellations. Students will choose a constellation to research and create a scrapbook page with different information on it. Again, this will all be done in class. Social Studies: This week we are focusing on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights! We will read about why they were necessary, and act out a "readers theater" as well. Testing next week!: Students will have the opportunity to show off their learning next week as we take the SBAC test! We are scheduled to take the test in the morning from 8:30-10:20, Monday-Friday. Please make sure that they are eating a healthy breakfast to give them brain power for the morning! Wednesday Fitness Program: A permission slip was sent home with students this afternoon regarding a new "Healthy Matey Club" that will begin next Wednesday and go on for 6 weeks. This is a fun opportunity to get moving after school and have fun with friends! I have attached a copy for your convenience. That is it for now! Please see the Matey Message below! Have a fantastic week! Kindly, Ms. Linnane

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Happy Monday, Families! Here is what is happening this week! THANK YOU: A family donated not one, but two, pencil sharpeners for the classroom! With the extra donated money, I asked the kids what they needed for our classroom. The vote was pencils, whiteboard markers, plastic sheet covers, and headphones. I was able to order all of it on Amazon and it should be here this week! Board games: Due to the weather forecast, we might be spending recess indoors at times this week. If you have board games you want to bring in for the week, or old ones Field Trips: Permission slips for CA Museum and NP3 Middle went home today. Please send back signed by Thursday! Math: This week we are focusing on dividing decimals. Expect homework Tues-Thursday nights. Language Arts: It's poetry week! Students are reading, writing and analyzing poems and learning about figurative language this week! Social Studies: We are continuing our study of Early European Settlements in the US. Along with this, we are doing a film study on Pocahontas as a way to compare and contrast real events from fictional ones, and study different events that happened during this time period. Winter Carnival: A reminder that the Matey Carnival is gonig to be on Friday, January 27th. Homework Club: We will pick back up this week! Monday & Tuesday 2:45-3:15! Please communicate with your student if they plan on attending! That's all for this week! Please see Matey Message below! Love, Ms. Linnane Crew Chats: Crew Chats are back for the new year! Join us on Tuesday, January 10th from 8:30 - 9:30! Tutoring starts back up this week: Tutoring will resume Tuesday, January 10th. Remember it runs from 3:15 - 4:00! Family Movie Night on Friday: We are hosting a Family Movie Night to watch "Finding Dory" this Friday, April 13th! Please be sure to have an adult attend with a student, do not drop your student off and leave them. See attached flyer for more information. A hard copy is also coming home this week. Dental Day - April 23rd: Support NP3E while getting your teeth cleaned! Book your dental appointments ASAP! The dental office is willing to give us the proceeds to raise money for our school. Please see the attached flyer!

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Homework tonight: Read 20 mins - log in reading log Wordly Wise packet due Friday (quiz Friday also) Math Lesson 22 hwk (pg 118-119) Signed permission slip and donation for POWERHOUSE

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Hi Families! Happy New Year! We are hitting the ground running this week! Thank you all for meeting with me during conference week, it was a pleasure to share your students accomplishments with you. Here is what is going on this week! Field Trips: Please return the Powerhouse Science Center permission slip ASAP. I have extra if needed! Look for the CA Histoy Museum and the NP3 Middle School trip forms coming home this week. Math: We will review long division and begin practicing dividing decimals. Students will have homework tomorrow and Thursday. ELA: We are continuing our Wonders curriculum this week. We will focus on short stories and learn about "theme" this week. We also are starting our second 'Wordly Wise', our new vocabulary based spelling program. We have class time to work on it, but if they don't finish Thursday it will be homework. It is due on Friday. Social Studies: We are starting our unit on Early English Settlements and learning about the original colonies. Homework club: We will resume next week Monday and Tuesday 2:45-3:15! Pizza & Ice Cream Party: The 5th graders took the prize for most students taking part in the "Walking School Bus" for the first cycle! We were rewarded with a pizza and ice cream party which will be this Friday at 1:15. Everything will be provided by boosters. Way to go!! That's it for now! Enjoy this week! Please see Matey Message below! Love, Ms. Linnane Matey Message No tutoring this week: Tutoring will resume Tuesday, January 10th. P3 Meeting: is happening tonight! Tuesday, January 3rd at 6:30 in the Library at NP3E. Join us to talk about upcoming events and NP3E happenings!

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Please see attached conference time sheet if needed!
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