Valencia Elementary School

Homework for the week of Jan. 18th-20th

Monday

Holiday

Tuesday
Holiday

Wednesday

Welcome back! Math: Student Book P132/133 "Rounding"

Thursday

*Our field trip to Gray Bears & our Beach Clean Up is today! Math S.B. P.134, Discuss 4 CA regions with parents and write about each on the purple paper provided. Return by Friday. LIBRARY TOMORROW.

 

GRAY BEARS & OUR BEACH CLEAN UP WILL BE OUR NEXT FIELD TRIP ON THURSDAY Jan. 19th. 8:30-1:30pm.

 

Fridays there is no homework. Continue to read and do random acts of kindness.

 

WELCOME TO YOUR 4TH GRADE EXPERIENCE! I am honored to be your educator for the 2016-17 school year. We have a new principal, our own Caryn Lane. We are elated to have her as our fearless and visionary leader.

 

SO FAR, WE HAVE KNITTED 66 HATS.

 

WE WILL GIVE OUR FIRST KNITTED HATS TO GREY BEARS TO SELL IN THEIR THRIFT STORE TO RAISE $ FOR THEIR AMAZING SENIORS NUTRITION PROGRAM THAT FEEDS 4,400 SENIORS EACH WEEK, THEIR COMPOSTING PROGRAM THAT RESULTS IN $5 BAGS OF COMPOST AND THEIR EWASTE PROGRAM.

 

*We do hope for some lovely volunteers this year...(in class help, book order person, behind the scenes technology guru, room parents, creek/redwood hiker, field trip drivers). Your time is priceless to us. Thanks so much to KATHY, who has been a priceless help in countless ways, including beginning of the year tasks. Let me know how you would like to be involved. Part of my letter includes this form for you to fill out and return if you are interested in volunteering.*

 

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HAVE DONATED: YARN, LOOMS, GLUE, KLEENEX, WIPES, MARKERS, & SHOE BOXES...IT'S DEEPLY APPRECIATED.

 

IN THE END, ONLY KINDNESS MATTERS...

 

We began knitting on Aug. 25th...

We began knitting on Aug. 25th...

Knitting For Our Community

Knitting For Our Community

Writing is a passion

Writing is a passion

Gold Panning at Coloma Resort with my son on the Sacramento Overnight

Gold Panning at Coloma Resort with my son on Sacramento Overnight

Every Thursday we hike to the creek or the redwoods.

Every Thursday we hike to the creek or the redwoods.
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Aquarium Magic

Aqurium Magic

Day Of The Dead Celebration

Marine Magic

Kelp Forest Discovery Lab

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Class Data In Our Bar Graphs

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The hats we knitted on our Knitting Morning 11/22/16

The hats we knitted on our Knitting Morning 11/22/16

Sarah Leonard

Mrs. Leonard's 4th Grade Class

Hi there,

I am honored to be your child's educator.

***Families can help by supporting your child with:***

*Organization and homework check ins ("Show me your homework. Let's take a look at it together. What was challenging for you? What was easy for you? How can I help you?")

*Helping your child remember items:

-set packed backpack by front door

-lunch and water bottle and completed homework inside

-locate library books the night before they are due

-check website or homework sheet weekly/nightly

 

*Please see the left margin for weekly homework and pertinent information.*

 

 


Supplies:

Recommended...

Please donate the following items for projects: shoe boxes, knitting hooks, needles, yarn, looms, kleenex, sharpies, glue sticks, markers, colored pencils, wipes & gel. We esp. need large, ziplock bags for our biggest looms for knitting materials to remain clean.

 

 


Common Core For Parents

To learn more about the Common Core curriculum, please visit:  http://commoncore.org/parents

It's a resource just for parents and includes videos and "tip sheets" to guide parents in supporting children with their studies.


 

 


 

Mrs. Leonard's 4th Grade Class...2nd row, 3rd from left

Mrs. Leonard's 4th Grade Class...2nd row, 3rd from left

Contemplate & Linger In The Moments

Contemplate & Linger In The Moments

Creek

Creek

Creek...first time there was water! October

Creek...first time there was water! October

SPCA Guest Speaker, Brenna with Libby

SPCA Guest Speaker, Brenna with Libby B.

Creek Joy~October

Creek Joy~October

Bar Graph Data About Us

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Pacific Crest Apiary

Pacific Crest Apiary

Learning about making honey

Learning about making honey

Graham Cracker House Building

Graham Cracker House Building

Graham Cracker House Building

Graham Cracker House Building

My fam on Winter Break in Nevada City

My fam on Winter Break in Nevada City

Let me know how you may want to help...Kathy has helped profoundly. Many thanks to Isabel & now Amber who join us weekly for our Thursday hikes to the creek or to the redwoods.

Let me know how you may want to help...

West Struve Slough Field Trip Sept. 2016

West Struve Slough Field Trip Sept. 2016

Bird watching at West Struve Slough

Bird watching at West Struve Slough

My bro and I

My bro & I

Graham Cracker House Building

Graham Cracker House Building

Notes

Nothing Posted

Hiking to West Struve Slough

Hiking to West Struve Slough

Mrs. Leonard and her family in June 2015

Mrs. Leonard and her family in June 2015

Castro Adobe

Castro Adobe

While I read aloud, my students knit beenies to give away...

Castro Adobe

Castro Adobe

Castro Adobe Class Picture

Castro Adobe Class Picture

Honoring Those Who Have Died

Honoring Those Who Have Died

Day Of The Dead Celebration

Day Of The Dead Celebration

The wave at the aquarium!

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Waiting to vote!

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