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March 2018

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Important Dates

 March 12-16 Spring Break


 March 20 Parent teacher
conference
 March 22 Book Fair
 March 31 End of the Month
Snack Party!

Birthdays

 March 16 Isabelle
 March 28 Samantha

Weekly Announcement

This week is all about SPACE! We’ll be combining our


everyday subjects with outer space for an out-of-this-
world lesson!

Fun Topic to Know this Week

Did you know that the Solar System formed


about 4.6 billion years ago? Before forming into a
Solar System, it was what we call a solar nebula but
due to a gravitational collapse, it spanned the material
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and formed the sun at the center. Shortly after the planets formed as well.
The Sun is a star found at the center of the Solar System.
The Sun is classified as a Yellow Dwarf. The Sun core reaches a This
temperature of about 15 million degrees Celsius. Due to the Sun’s week’s
gravity, the planets orbit around the Sun.
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Our Solar System has a total of eight plants: Mercury,
Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. All words
eight planets are divided into two groups. Mercury, Venus, Earth, 1. Planet
and Mars are called the terrestrial planets. Terrestrial planets are
closer to the Sun and are primarily made of solid, rocky surface. 2. Moon
While Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are Gas Giants. Gas
3. Space
Giants are primarily composed of hydrogen and helium. (Fun
Fact: Another name for Uranus/Neptune is “Ice Giants”.) 4. Star
As we go through the week we’ll be learning more fun
facts about space and contributing it with our science, reading, 5. Sun
and writing subjects.

REMINDERS

 BRING ITEM(S) FOR SHOW-N-TELL! (PLEASE


REFER TO THE FORM SENT PREVIOSLY ON
WHAT IS ACCEPTABLE TO BRING)
 BRING YOUR FAVORITE BOOK TO SHARE
WITH THE CLASS
 DRAWING OF ONE OF THE EIGHT PLANETS

CONTACT INFORMATION

VALERIA ALFEREZ
EMAIL: VALEALFEREZ39@GMAIL.COM
PHONE: (915)123-4567