For the week of Oct. 22-26, here is a tentative schedule for Skrobanski’s Superheroes: Our weather is beginning to change. Please be sure students have coats/jackets/sweaters, etc for outdoor recess. *Here at Indian Trail we are following our expectations of respect, responsibility, and safety. Our class is really focusing on listening to others before you talk. *Please try to sign up for Remind for ITSCO! Important Dates Red Ribbon Week October 22-26 Monday: Be Red Hot Don’t Touch Drugs: Students and faculty will wear RED Tuesday: LEI Off Drugs-Students and faculty will wear Hawaiian clothing Wednesday: Team Up With SCOUT Don’t Do Drugs - Students and faculty will wear team jerseys or spirit wear! - Scout will make a special appearance!!! Thursday: Real Heroes DON’T DO DRUGS - Students and faculty will dress like super heroes - Students will color a super hero badge and place it in the cafeteria AROUND the superhero! Friday: Don’t DREAM About Doing Drugs - Students and faculty will wear Pajamas ***Our first Art Volunteers in the classroom will be on Thursday! ***Fire Prevention week is this week! ***Fall Chorus Concert is this Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7P.M~SHJH! ***The end of the First Quarter is Thursday, Oct. 25. ***Don’t forget to bring in your pumpkins by the end of next week! ELA- Our next story will be Coming Distractions: Questioning Movies. The essential question is: How are movies are form of communication? The Target Skill will be focusing on fact/opinion, explaining concepts and ideas, and domain specific vocabulary. We will revisit summarizing within our guided groups. In the next writing, students will really begin to focus on word choice. Within grammar, the emphasis are verb tenses. Target Vocabulary entertaining promote focus advertise jolts critics target thrilling angles generated Spelling List bloom cookbook tool shampoo put wool stool proof prove group brook foolish bush crooked booth raccoon hook groom roof soup Math-We will continue our next unit on Multiplication Comparisons and comparison word problems. We will also explore patterns and estimating factors. Science-We are going to work on plant and animal parts for the stem scope unit. Throughout this unit, we will access prior knowledge, have our hook activity, conduct an investigation, and be able to engage, explain, explore, elaborate, and evaluate the unit. The words to be familiar with are: internal structure, external structure, function, system, behavior, growth, plants, reproduction, survival, and adaptation. Students HAVE access to stemscope for videos, stemscopedia, other types of review, etc. We will have our summative by the end of the week. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to call (815) 469-6993 or email me at email@example.com.