new trivia question
Clue 1: It is one of the largest and most spectacular suspension bridges in the world.
Clue 2: It spans San Francisco Bay and is designed to withstand earthquakes, wind, and strong tides.
Clue 3: ???
old trivia question
Clue 1: Some call it "Old Glory".
Clue 2: Some say Betsy Ross, a Philadelphia seamstress, made the first one.
Clue 3: During a parade when it passes by, you should stand, take off your hat, and salute it.
Answer: The flag
Come back each weekday for a new clue. The answer will be given after the fourth day. Spend time discussing the trivia question clues with your family.
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Miss Schroeder email@example.com November 10, 2017
Pancake breakfast – Join us at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church for a pancake breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 12 from 10:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. (noon). The cost is a freewill donation. The money raised will go towards helping pay for the salary of St. John’s School staff.
Idiom of the Week: They’re going bananas.
Operation Christmas Child boxes: Information and boxes was sent home last week. Please bring completed filled boxes to school by Wednesday, November 15.
Book orders: If your child would like to order books, please return them by Friday, November 17. Checks should be made out to Scholastic. You may also order directly online from Scholastic and our classroom can still get credit towards free books for the classroom. If you order online from Scholastic, enter the classroom code JB3PL; the books will be delivered to the school, but you send the money to Scholastic instead of sending it to school.
Religion: This week we continued talking about Martin Luther. We talked about why the Reformation is important. Next week we will start unit 3, which focuses on the First Article of the Apostles’ Creed. See the attached letter for more information on what we will be focusing on in our lessons for the next few weeks.
Science: Insect projects are due on Friday, November 17. I am excited to see the creative new insects that the students have discovered!
Math: Third grade worked on reading and writing numbers through 999,999, number lines, units of length and measuring to the nearest quarter of an inch. Fourth grade has been working on multiplication facts, reading and writing numbers through millions, mixed number and money.
Reading: The essential question in third grade was “How do people make government work?” The selections that they read were expository selections. Our skills this week were prefixes and author’s point of view. “How are all living things connected?” was the essential question that was explored by fourth grade. The selection genres read to explore the essential question were narrative nonfiction. The skills that we worked on were context clues and main idea and details. The students enjoyed using the iPads to practice their vocabulary words, phonics, and English skills.
English: We continue to work on nouns. This week we continued to work on plurals as we practiced using irregular plurals.
Spelling: New spelling words included with the newsletter.
Social Studies: We read about three more explorers of the new world. We will have a social studies test before Thanksgiving break. Watch for a pink test slip to come home in the next couple of weeks.
Computers: The girls are working on their keyboarding skills using typing.com. There is a link to the website on my website page if the girls want to practice at home.
Music: We are working on identifying the name of the notes in treble clef to help us prepare to play music with the hand chimes later this year.