It's beginning to look a lot more like Christmas! I know I can't speak for all, but I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the snow!!! At least until December 26th. Then it can be 80 degrees again.
Your children worked hard this week, as usual! They wrote a rough draft of a persuasive essay about where to go for dinner and took a really tough math test. Ask your child how they did. I bet you'll like the answer! Your kids also did some experimenting with friction. Finally, we ended our week with an hour of code.
Just as an FYI, I have had some questions lately about spelling tests. This is a complicated issue to discuss. Suffice it to say, your children will have spelling tests, but not on a weekly basis. There also won't be any lists brought home to memorize either. I would be happy to discuss this with you further if you're interested.
Some talking points from our week: