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November 13-17

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO:

 

  7 - Carmin

8 - Stephen

13 - Jayden

19 - Yosselin

28 - Reece 

 

 Star Student: Jayden

 

Important Dates:

 

11/14—Musical @ 7:30 PM

 

11/15—Fact Fluency

 

11/16—Math Celebration, Spelling, Fun Thanksgiving Centers

 

11/17—Field Trip

 

ELA—Thanksgiving, prefixes, suffixes, authors purpose, cite evidence, use wondering and questioning to understand a story, predict, read independently for 15-20 minutes, responding to literature, types of sentences, informational writing

 

Read Alouds: Brave Irene, Brave Harriett

 

Vocabulary:

coax, snug, advise, delirious, fret, cherish

MathArea (A=length x width), regular and irregular shapes, distributive property, and continue to review measurement Fact Fluency is 50 facts! Facts to study are 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 10.

Science: layers of the Earth (geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere)

Spelling: March, horse, store, large, October, forty, before, north, fourteen, climb, prove, fourth, third, burn, bird, under, during, eat, first, feel, worse, wear, search, worst, dollar

Class Wish List:

BOXTOPS!

We desperately need Snacks, Snacks, Snacks

Each child will need a new box of crayons for Spring semester, you can start sending those in.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Wear tennis shoes on Tuesday for PE please.

 

We will NOT have   activity or lunch guests on Monday or Tuesday due to practicing for the musical. Everything resumes to normal on Wednesday!

 

November 6-10

 

ELA—THEME, prefixes, suffixes, authors purpose, cite evidence, use wondering and questioning to understand a story, predict, read independently for 15-20 minutes, responding to literature, adverbs, poetry, figurative language, informational writing

 

 

 

Read Alouds: Mailing May, Brave Irene

 

 

 

Vocabulary:

 

slog, commence,  permissible, flabbergasted, impermissible, adventuresome

 

MathArea (A=length x width) and continue to review measurement Fact Fluency is 50 facts! Facts to study are 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 10.

 

Science: Rocks and Minerals, rock cycle, types of rock, layers of the Earth

 

Spelling: under, bird, burn, third, first, during, feel, eat, wear, worse, worst, search, chased, September, shapes, writing, cares, racing, used, shared, lose, loose, across, living, surface, return

 

Class Wish List:

 

BOXTOPS!

 

We desperately need Snacks, Snacks, Snacks

 

Each child will need a new box of crayons for Spring semester, you can start sending those in.

 

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

 

 

We will NOT have activity or lunch guests this week due to practicing for the musical.

 

October 30 - November 3

 

ELA—THEME, prefixes, suffixes, authors purpose, cite evidence, use wondering and questioning to understand a story, predict, read independently for 15-20 minutes, responding to literature, adverbs, poetry, figurative language, informational writing

 

Read Alouds: Mailing May, A Day’s Work, The Chocolate Touch, Are You a Dragonfly, Reptiles, A Pack of Wolves and Other Canine Groups, The ABC’s of Endangered Animals

 

Mathmeasure and estimate liquid volumes and mass using standard units (milliliters, liters, grams, kilograms), measurement word problems, write and tell time to the nearest minute, measure time intervals, Fact Fluency is 50 facts! Facts to study are 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 10.

 

Science: Rocks and Minerals, rock cycle, types of rock

 

Spelling: shapes, chased, writing, September, cares, used, racing, shared, lose, loose, living, across, feet, read, need, mean, fifteen, sea, near, three, half, country, breath, health, common

 

Vocabulary:

 

shuffle, swarm, prowl, urgent, motion, “blow your top”

 

 

October 23-27

 

ELA—prefixes, authors purpose, cite evidence, use wondering and questioning to understand a story, predicting, read independently for 15-20 minutes, responding to literature, adverbs, poetry, figurative language, informational writing

 

 

 

Read Alouds: The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses, A Day’s Work, The Chocolate Touch, Are You a Dragonfly, Reptiles, A Pack of Wolves and Other Canine Groups, The ABC’s of Endangered Animals

 

Mathwrite and tell time to the nearest minute, measure time intervals, use diagrams to represent elapsed time, mass and volume with word problems. Fact Fluency is 50 facts! Facts to study are 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 10.

 

Science: Rocks and Minerals, rock cycle, types of rock

 

Spelling: Review week: see all words on the attached homework. Be sure to study: except, angry, chance, scratch, judge, shoes, quickly, break, pretty,

 

Vocabulary:

 

Belongings, faint, cling, roam, joyful, sorrowful

 

 

Class Wish List:

 

BOXTOPS!

 

Snacks

 

Candy

 

Playdough

 

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

Wear tennis shoes on Tuesday for PE please.

 

 

 

 

 

 October 16-20

 

 

10/16-10/20—Spirit Week (Monday - Movie Star Monday, Tuesday - Tacky tourist, Wednesday - Yellow Day (Color of your hall), Thursday - Team Thursday, Friday - Spirt Day)

 

ELA—prefixes, authors purpose, cite evidence, use wondering and questioning to understand a story, predict, read independently for 15-20 minutes, responding to literature, adjectives, poetry, figurative language, personal narratives,

 

Read Alouds: The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses, Alexander Who’s Not (Do You Hear Me? I Mean it!) Going to Move, The Chocolate Touch, “The Great Wildebeest Migration”, “East African Safari”, The Emperor and the Kite

 

Mathwrite and tell time to the nearest minute, measure time intervals, use diagrams to represent elapsed time, etc. We are adding 50 facts to fact fluency! Facts to study are 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 10.

 

Science: Rocks and Minerals, rock cycle, types of rock

 

Spelling: feet, mean, read (2), need, rear, fifteen, three, sea, country, half, health, breath, sixty, cent, fancy, city, pencil, strong, thin, rocks, sign, chance, few, since, between, easy

 

Vocabulary: obstinate, immature, mature, fantasize, barricade, reconsider

 

 

October 9-13

 

ELA—prefixes, citing evidence, restating, context clues, inference, point of view, visualize, read independently for 15-20 minutes, responding to literature, adjectives, poetry, figurative language, personal narravtives

 

 

 

Read Alouds: The Raft, Alexander Who’s Not (Do You Hear Me? I Mean it!) Going to Move, The Chocolate Touch, “The Great Wildebeest Migration”, “East African Safari”

 

 

 

Mathwrite and tell time to the nearest minute, measure time intervals, use terms like “half past”, “quarter til”, etc. We are adding 3 and 6 facts to fact fluency! Facts to study are 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 10.

 

Science: Layers of the Earth

 

Spelling: cent, city, fancy, sixty, rocks, strong, thin, pencil, chance, sign, since, few, gave, phone, page, nine, inside, chief, live (2), strange, change, pretty, shoes, clothes

 

 Vocabulary:

 

Reluctant, have eyes in the back of your head, cluttered, handy, whoosh, have a change of heart

 

Class Wish List:

 

BOXTOPS!

 

Snacks, candy, gum, command strips,

 

September 25 - October 6

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO:

2 - Chloe

3 —Piper

6 - Raegan

23 - Ellis

 

Star Student 9/25: Wyatt

 

Star Student 10/2: Chloe

 

 

Important Dates:

9/29—Spelling,

Comprehension, Fact Fluency, Math Word Problems, and Science Celebrations

 10/6—Picture Money due, Spelling, Fact Fluency, Vocabulary

 10/9—School Holiday

 10/13—Book Orders Due, Adjective Celebration, Fact Fluency, Spelling

 

THIS IS A TWO WEEK NEWSLETTER!

ELA—prefixes, citing evidence, restate questions in answers, context clues, inference, point of view, visualize, read independently for 15-20 minutes, responding to literature, adjectives, text structures (main idea and detail, sequence, cause and effect, compare and contrast, problem and solution)

 

Read Alouds: Childtimes, “Believing in Myself”, Julius The Baby of the World, My Father’s Hands, “How I Saved a Dog’s Life”, Boundless Grace, Amazing Grace, The Raft

 

Math— word problems all operations (one step), find missing quantities in multiplication and division, interpret products of whole numbers (multiplication), fluently multiply and divide within 100, identify patterns and pattern rules, multiplication and division word problems. Facts to study are 0, 1, 2, 5, and 10.

Science: study vocabulary in red folder. Science Assessment 9/29

Spelling: 9/25 - fifty, plenty, happy, quickly, body, empty, funny, judge, gold, push, floor, break, wrong, cross, edge, match, sticks, bridge, scratch, felt, would, head, school, should

10/2 - gave, nine, page, phone, live (2), inside, change, strange, pretty, chief, clothes, shoes, plenty, quickly, happy, fifty, empty, body, judge, funny, push, gold, break, floor

Vocabulary:

9/25  - doubtful, nifty, ghastly, dazzle, quiver, command

10/2 - particularly, speechless, reunite, cross, savory, realize

Class Wish List:

BOXTOPS!

Command Strips

Snacks, candy, gum, command strips, small canned drinks for rewards. (Dr Pepper and Sprite)

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Wear tennis shoes on Tuesday for PE please.

 

NO HOMEWORK PACKET will be sent 10/2 week!!!!

September 18-22

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO:

 

15—Mrs. Arton

 

Student of the week: Piper

 

Important Dates:

9/20—Verb Celebration 

9/22—Spelling Fact Fluency, and MathMultiplication Strategies Celebrations 

9/29—Spelling, Comprehension, Fact Fluency, and Science Celebrations 

10/4—Adjective Celebration

 

 

ELA—citing evidence, restate questions in answers, context clues, inference, point of view, visualize, read independently for 15-20 minutes, take turns listening and speaking, free writing, and responding to literature, verbs, text structures (main idea and detail, sequence, cause and effect, compare and contrast, problem and solution)

 

Read Alouds: The Paper Bag Princess, My Father’s Hands, Childtimes, “Believing in Myself”, Julius The Baby of the World

 

Mathfind missing quantities in multiplication and division, interpret products of whole numbers (multiplication),   fluently multiply and divide within 100, identify patterns and pattern rules, multiplication properties. Facts to study are 0, 1, 2, 5, and 10.

 

Science: study vocabulary in red folder. Science Assessment 9/29

 

Spelling: match, edge, wrong, cross, bridge, sticks, felt, scratch, head, would, should, school, dishes, broken, kitchen, dead

 

Vocabulary: unfortunate, fortunate, immense, fierce, fiercest, magnificent, ungrateful

 

Class Wish List:

 

BOXTOPS!

 

Snacks, candy, gum, command strips, small canned drinks for rewards. (Dr Pepper and Sprite)

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

Wear tennis shoes on Tuesday for PE please.

 

HOMEWORK PACKETS are due back on Friday.

 

Graded Paper (Gold) Folders are due back on Wednesday

 

September 11-15

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO:

 

Important Dates:

 

9/12—First Fact Fluency Quiz

 

9/13—Fall Pictures

 

9/15— Math Multiplication Strategies Quiz, Comp Test, Spelling Test, Fact Fluency Quiz  

 

9/20—Verb Test

9/22—Spelling Test, Fact Fluency Test

 

 

ELAciting evidence, context clues, inference, point of view, visualize, read independently for 15-20 minutes, take turns listening and speaking, free writing, and responding to literature, verbs, text structures (main idea and detail, sequence, cause and effect, compare and contrast, problem and solution)

 

Read Alouds: The Paper Bag Princess, Aunt Flossie’s Hats (and Crab Cakes Later), Grandma’s Records, “The Long Swim”, The Comeback Humpbacks”

 

Mathidentify even and odd numbers, interpret products of whole numbers (multiplication),   fluently multiply and divide within 100, identify patterns and pattern rules, multiplication properties, We will begin weekly fact fluency tests on Tuesday September 12, and we will have one every Friday (including 9/15) after that. Facts to study are 0, 1, 2, 5, and 10.

 

Science: animal adaptations and habitats

 

 

 

Spelling: review week (see attached homework)

 

Vocabulary: floppy, recall, clatter, disaster, celebration, retrieve

 

Class Wish List:

 

BOXTOPS!

 

Snacks

 

candy

 

Small canned drinks for rewards. (Dr Pepper and Sprite)

 

September 5-8

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO:

 

15—Mrs. Arton

 

 

 

Important Dates:

 

9/6—Fundraiser due!

 

9/8—Book Orders due

 

9/8—Spelling Test, Vocabulary Test

 

9/12—First Fact Fluency Quiz

 

9/15— Math Multiplication Strategies Quiz, Comp Test, Spelling Test, Fact Fluency Quiz

 

 

 

ELA—citing evidence, context clues, inference, point of view, visualize, read independently for 15-20 minutes, take turns listening and speaking, free writing, and responding to literature, verbs

 

 

 

Read Alouds: The Spooky Tail of Prewitt Peacock, Aunt Flossie’s Hats (and Crab Cakes Later), “The Long Swim”, The Comeback Humpbacks”

 

Mathidentify even and odd numbers, interpret products of whole numbers (multiplication),   fluently multiply and divide within 100, identify patterns and pattern rules. We will begin weekly fact   fluency tests. First one will be Tuesday September 12, and we will have one every Friday (including 9/15) after that. Facts to study are 0, 1, 2, 5, and 10.

 

Science: animal adaptations and habitats

 

Spelling: planned, missing, dishes, sitting, brings, grass, sent, lost, dead, die, tie, field, hands, glasses, passes, facts, length, eggs, spent, bought, also, toward, father, island, picture

 

Vocabulary: flutter, clutch, dodge,heartbreaking, fury, bewildered

 

Class Wish List:

 

BOXTOPS!

 

Small canned drinks for rewards. (Dr Pepper and Sprite)

 

August 28-Septmeber 1

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO:

24—Kyleigh

9/15 Mrs. Arton

Important Dates:

8/29—Nouns and Pronouns Quiz 

9/1—Comprehension Test, Spelling Test, Math Assessment

9/4—Labor Day Holiday

9/6—Fundraiser due!

9/8—Book Orders due

9/8—Spelling Test, Vocabulary Test

 

 

 

ELA—main idea, citing evidence in complete sentences, context clues, inference, retelling, discuss poetry, visualize, read independently for 15-20 minutes, take turns listening and speaking, free writing, and responding to literature, nouns and pronouns. Skill Check will be Tuesday, August 29.

 

Read Alouds: Cherries and Cherry Pits, The Spooky Tail of Prewitt Peacock, Atlantic, I wonder Why the Sea is Salty, Hello Ocean, In November, “The Long Swim”, The Comeback Humpbacks”

 

Mathaddition and subtraction up to 3 digits, missing variables, word problems, and we will continue rounding

 

Science: animal adaptations and habitats,

 

Spelling: passes, glasses, facts, hands, length, send, eggs, spent, also, bought, father, toward, stands, milk, kings, plants, land, flat, kept

 

Vocabulary: swerve, flick, speedy, utter, whoop, plop

 

Class Wish List:

 

BOXTOPS!

 

Small canned drinks for rewards. (Dr Pepper and Sprite)

 

AA batteries

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

Each child needs an unopened bar of white soap. Ivory or any brand is fine.

 

Don’t forget PE is   every Tuesday, wear tennis shoes please.

 

HOMEWORK     PACKETS are due back on Friday.

Graded Paper (Gold) Folders are due back on Wednesday each week!

 

August 21-25

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO:

 

24—Kyleigh

 

Important Dates:

 

 8/25—Addition and Subtraction Quiz, Spelling Test

 8/29—Nouns and Pronouns Quiz

 9/1—Comprehension Test, Spelling Test, Math Assessment

 9/4—Labor Day Holiday

9/6—Fundraiser due

 

ELA—main idea, citing evidence in complete sentences, context clues, inference, and retelling, discuss poetry, visualize as you listen, read independently for 15-20 minutes, take turns listening and speaking, verbs, free writing, and responding to literature. Continue noun and pronouns. Skill Check will be Tuesday, August 29.

 

 

 

Read Alouds: Cherries and Cherry Pits, “Seal”, Atlantic, I wonder Why the Sea is Salty, Hello Ocean, In November

 

Mathaddition and subtraction up to 3 digits, missing variables, word problems, and we will continue rounding

 

Science: animals adaptations and habitats, solar eclipse

 

Spelling: box, glad, sand, must, soft, trip, still, song, other, mother, laugh, month, person,hundred, family,finger

 

Vocabulary: bustle, volunteer, debris,devastate, ruckus, lounge

 

 

 

Class Wish List:

 

SEND BOXTOPS!

 

AA Batteries

 

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

Please check red folders every day and study any notes that were given! Tuesday folders will be sent each week.

 

 

 

Don’t forget PE is every Tuesday, wear tennis shoes please.

 

 

HOMEWORK PACKETS are attached to this newsletter each week. They will be sent on Monday and due back on Friday.

 

 

 

August 14-18

 

ELA: Character analysis, story elements, main idea, citing evidence in complete sentences, and retelling. Our first Cold Read Comprehension Test will be given on Friday, August 18.

Nouns and pronouns, free writing, and responding to literature. Noun and Pronoun Skill Check will be Tuesday, August 22.

 

Read Alouds: Two Bobbies, She Come Bringing Me That Little Baby Girl, Silver Seeds, Things Will never Be the Same, Oceans and Seas

 

Mathaddition and subtraction up to 3 digits. We will introduce missing variables and word problems, and we will continue rounding

Science: animals adaptations and habitats

Spelling: box, must, glad, sand, song, still, trip, soft, mother, other, month, laugh, led, rich, add, with, which, fresh, check

Vocabulary: whiz, squirm, rap, snap, likely, unlikely

Class Wish List:

* individually wrapped candy and gum

SEND BOXTOPS!

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Please check red folders every day and study any notes that were given!   Tuesday folders will be sent each week.

Don’t forget PE is   every Tuesday, wear tennis shoes please.

HOMEWORK PACKETS are attached to this newsletter each week. They will be sent on Monday and due back on Friday.

 

We will decorate our journals on Wednesday. Please be sure to send pictures and stickers for that.