Fort Sam Houston Elementary School

Class News

 
 

Class News

 

 

Thanks for your end of year well wishes.  I hope that you're all enjoying a happy, relaxing summer.  
I have downloaded some photos highlighting some of last year's class activities on the Photo Album page.
Best wishes for 5th Grade :)
 

 

 



 

                                                       

 

 

 

 

 

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 Please be sure to visit Greg Tang's webpage for many of his awesome online math teaching games - www.gregtang.com

 


 

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Please continue to encourage and monitor your child as they make use of the TTM (Think Through
Math), Prodigy,iStation, Dreambox, and Razkids online programs.

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We have some awesome new spirit wear.  Please use the following links to order spiritwear for your child or for yourselves.
 
Adult Shirts:
http://www.heritagespiritwear.com/mystore/index.php?_a=category&cat_id=40
Student Shirts
http://www.heritagespiritwear.com/mystore/index.php?_a=category&cat_id=39

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Please feel free to use the following link for our weekly spelling lists and play interactive games whilst learning them:
          http://www.spellingcity.com/vanessakennedy/
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Areas of Study
 
Math
ELAR
Social Studies
Science -
 
All of the students have been set up with iStation and Think Through Math accounts.  iStation is a supplemental reading program that the state of Texas makes available to every student.  It is a fun and engaging way for students to achieve success in reading. Letters will be sent home with your students with directions to guide you through setting up their iStation accounts at home so that they can continue to work on their English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) skills.
Think Through Math is a supplemental math program that the state of Texas has made available to every student.   It provides intervention and enrichment opportunities for your child.
In addition to these programs, I have also enrolled your children in an online "Epic" Reading program which allows them to enrich their love for reading.  The students have individually chosen books according to their preferences and will read books. periodicals, and articles throughout the school year that match their interests.  Teacher lesson plans and student activities will accompany their books.  They will also have opportunities to use what they have read to help them with their writing skills.
 
We have been spoiled this year with a lot of online offerings to enhance your child's math and reading skills.  Please encourage them to continue to sharpen their skills by using our additional Razkids (reading), and our Dreambox and Prodigy (math) programs. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Important Dates