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Instead of an end of the year final, students will have an **in class** project where they will create a game board based on math facts they have learned throughout the year. No part of this project will be done at home. I am asking that each child bring in $5 for the cost of materials by May 5th. Thank you.

Congrats to Elena, Willow, Danny and Owen for making it into the math bee on TBD. Congratulations to Maggie and Jack L. for making in as alternates!

Please review your times tables and go over your math vocabulary. It seems that you have forgotten some of your key terms!

Homework:

- Homework is usually out of the math workbook that can be left at home unless otherwise noted.

- Homework is to be torn out of the workbook and handed in the next day with a name placed on the top of the paper.

- When a student is absent, he or she is still responsible to hand in the homework at a later time. If the homework is not handed in within a week of returning back, the homework is counted as late and missing.

- Homework is posted on the website but the student is required to write the homework down in his/her planner.

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Quizzes/Exams:

- Tests will be announced at least a week in advance so that there is plenty of time to review. Please refer to the study guides as a way to review.
- Each Thursday, there will be an approximately 5 minute quiz to review past information. There will only be 4 questions as to not stress students out. At the end of each month, the spirals will be combined to form one overall grade and count as a quiz grade. This is called a
**spiral**. - Study guides for the
**test**will be posted to help a student study to realize what questions he/she may have. Please hand in the study guide prior to the day of the test so that I may check it over. - Extra help is given during a lunch/recess period Tuesdays. Extra help is meant for the student to come to me to ask about a specific question or specific topic, not to review an entire chapter the day before an exam.

Extra Time:

- When a student finishes classwork early, he/she will have the opportunity to complete basic numerical facts. For each worksheet completed 100% correctly, a student will earn a "check". When a student earns FIVE checks, he/she can pick a Coupon Reward as a prize.

Save the date:

NEW YORK STATE MATH TEST- May 2, May 3 and May 4