- Every Tuesday Library & Star of the Week Sharing
- Sun. 3/9 Daylight Savings Time. Turn clocks forward by 1 hour.
- Thurs. 3/13 Tech Museum Field Trip. Watch Born to be Wild, do a Physics of a Roller Coaster Lab, and explore the museum. Please bring lunch in a disposable bag.
Virtue of the Week
I am honorable.
I have honor.
Orchard School Vision
We are a community of virtuous leaders.
and creatively engage in purposeful learning.
We strive to build opportunities leading to a brighter future for all.
We Are Learning About...
MAIN THEME: 7 Habits of Highly Effective Learners
_Language Arts Theme: Better Together
- Lesson 21: A Chair for my Mother
- Lesson 22: Serious Farm
- Lesson 23: The Bee
- Lesson 24: Watching in the Wild
- Lesson 25: Reader's Theater
Writing Workshop: Writing About Reading (Opinion Writing)
Math: 3-Digit Addition and Subtraction
Science: Physics of a Roller Coaster
Social Studies: Rules and Government
Star of the Week
Nhon Ngo is determined, loving, and sweet. Instead of crying and giving up when doing difficult math problems, he is persistent by continuing to try his best. He works on controlling his feelings so that they don't get in the way of his learning. Ms. Dinh is very proud of his progress this year. Go Nhon!
February Reader of the Month
Loan Huynh has passed 5 levels on Raz-kids and earned 22,450 stars this month! This means that she's reading just-right books and taking lots of quizzes to help with reading comprehension. Her improvement in reading is showing in writing because during Writing Workshop, she's able to write a lot of words that she has read. Let's use raz-kids.com to help us improve as readers and writers too!
February Writer of the Month
Alyssa Sagum is the first student in this class to write a 4-page opinion letter booklet. This shows that she can write with lots of details, and referred back to the book to help her find evidence and reasons for her opinion. Let's write booklets just like Alyssa!
February Mathematician of the Month
Yacoub Osman has improved so much in math because he's always ready with an answer to share during sprints, application problems, concept developments or problem sets. He is a risk-taker who isn't afraid to make mistakes and learn from them. Let's focus in class and participate often like Yacoub!