What's Happening in Room 414                                                                                                                                   


Learning Lab - Open every day for homework help, iStation worktime, quiet place to read,... from 7:20-7:40 AM   in the Library - Monday-Thursday. 

Students can do their Imagine Math homework on computers in the library or come up to my classroom each morning at 7:20.





Second Step-Social Skills Learning-

This occurs in your child's homeroom class the first 15-20 minutes of the day.

The lesson this week is about Handling Disappointment

We are also focusing on 21 Days of Kindness-which was sent out in an email by Cox Elementary this week.
Tuesday-Smile at 25 random people
Wednesday-write a friend a kind note and put it in their lunch or backpack.
Thursday-Pick up 10 pieces of trash on campus
Friday-Learn something new about your teacher


Language Arts-  New Reading homework email sent out this week by Ms. Snook and Mrs. Miears!

Reading-We will be finishing myths and legends this week and start on our poetry unit!


Writer’s Workshop-  finishing final copy and illustrating our  imaginative stories with proper story structure including using correct (CUPS-capitalization, usuage, punctuation, and spelling) 

Spelling-Unit 20

 Math/PACE Math- Continuing to work on elapsed time,  fractions,  multiplication arrays, perimeter, and area.  We should take the end of the unit 4 test sometime  next week.  We will then start with Geometry.   


Homework
Tuesday-Math Dailies #20 Day 1 & 2, will check on Wednesday morning together in class
Wednesday- Math Dailies #20 Day 3 & 4, will check on Thursday morning together in class
Thursday-ImagineMath.com  They will need to pass 1 full lesson by Friday from where they were the previous week.  All students should have passed lesson # 24 by Friday, Feb. 23rd.  


Science/Social Studies- Our Place In Space-finishing our unit and the test will be next Monday, Feb. 26th

The study guide/review for this was sent out Feb. 5th!

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Congratulations to Sydney Greata! She was on  the Buebonnet Team for Cox Elementary (all others were 5th graders!) that competed against all elementary schools in Cedar Park and Leander (26 schools).  Our team won 4th place!  Way to go!  

This weekend we had 2-3rd grade teams compete in the Destination Imagination competition at Cedar Ridge High School in Round Rock on Saturday. (students names are withheld until permission is given by the parents.) However, they did such a  fabulous job and we are so proud, that we could not wait to tell everyone! One of the teams received 1st place and will go onto compete at state in April. They also received the Renaissance Award!

For Outstanding Design, Engineering, Execution, Performance

The Renaissance Award recognizes those among us who demonstrate extraordinary amounts of effort and preparation in their solutions or outstanding skill in engineering, design or performance. 


Valentine's Parties-THANK YOU so much parents for your donations and time. It was a total success and we could not do it without you!!!


February



Tuesday, Feb. 20th-3:00- entry forms for the talent show are due! Forms found online! 

Wednesday, Feb. 21st-progress reports sent home

Thursday, Feb. 22nd-5:00-9:00 Cox Spirit night at Moonies Burgers

Friday, Feb. 23rd 6:30PM Talent Show in the MPR

Monday, Feb. 26th-Our Place in Space Science test

Wednesday, Feb. 28th- Spring pictures for class pictures and individual 

                            March

Friday, March 2nd-field trip forms and t-shirt money due!
            -Texas Independence Day!
            ​-Read Across America Day

Monday, March 5th-9th-National School Breakfast Week

Tuesday, March 6th- Watch Dog Ice Cream Social 7:00-8:00 PM

March 10th-18th-Spring Break-No School!