December 14, 2010 Hanks’ Headlines Ms. Hanks firstname.lastname@example.org CCA 231-796-6589 ext.334 http://marciehanks.blogspot.com/ Skating Through the Week Mark Your Calendar!Reading: A Season of Gifts Date 1– Candy Cane Sale All WeekWe will be continuing our book discussion with thiswonderful book by Richard Peck. We will focus on Date 2– Return Skating Permission Slipcharacters as well as vocabulary. Date 3– Awards Assembly Thursday Date 4– Hannah N. StudentOfWeekWriting: PoetryWe are finishing up our poetry unit. We have had somuch fun with this unit. The students are very creative!! Chillin’ Websites!Math: Equations and InequalitiesWe are going to attempt to complete 3 sections and a testthis week. I really want to be done with this Chapterbefore we begin Winter Break. Maps the Teach This site offers many maps from all over the world. Students may get on hereScience/Social Studies: MAPS and practice interactively.We will begin to explore the Incas as well as begin ourLatin American Maps. The students are anxious to start http://www.yourchildlearns.com/geography.htmcreating their Maps. Notes from the Teacher: Our Classroom Blog is up and running!!! Sorry that it has taken me so long. You may find it by clicking on my picture on the CCA’s Elementary page. I really hope that you utilize this. It will contain Lesson Plans, Newsletters, Menus…..items that might not make it home to you PERMISSION SLIPS NEEDED If your child has not returned their permission slip for our Roller Skating Trip on Monday, they need to do so ASAP or they will not be allowed to participate.