Jason Zastrow

Dear Parents,


Thank you for all the treats and presents during teacher appreciation week.  I truly feel blessed to teach your children and be a part of this school.  A special thank you to the PTA that provided lunch for the staff all last week. 


Reading/Social Studies 

images (972×1080)We will be reading an information text this week called Now & Ben. Students will compare and contrast historical events to events in the present. Students will learn about some of Ben Franklin’s inventions and contributions to society.                        


We will also be reading an informational text titled A Model Citizen.  Students will also compare and contrast the two stories.


Spelling: Review of Long o and e

The spelling words are located on the back of this newsletter.  Please help your child practice spelling these words so they are prepared for the test this Friday.

Grammar: We will be reviewing adjectives and adverbs.   

Writing: Narrative writing.  

Students will reflect on the fieldtrip, write a rough draft, revise and edit their writing, and write a final copy this week.Students that didn’t attend the field trip will write a narrative about what they did last Friday 

Math: Odd and Even Numbers

Students will continue to solve addition and subtraction problems.  They will review time and skip counting as well.  

Character Trait: Integrity



  • 100 minutes of reading are due no later than the following Monday. 
  • Field day is scheduled for June 1st.
  • The talent show will be on June 5th.
  • School Carnival will be June 6th


“Make the best use of what is in your power, and take the rest as it happens.”

                                      - Epictetus


Mr. Z