Tuesday 4th April 2017

by hahall
  • No School, Friday 4/7
  • Spring Break Monday 4/10-Friday 4/14
  • School is back in session on Monday, April 17th
  • Report Card Pick-Up Parent / Teacher Conference on Wednesday, 4/19

 

THIS WEEK IN:

WORD STUDY

Students are reviewing long vowel pairs such as ai/ay, ee/ea, oa/o_e, r controlled words –ir,-er,-ur. There are no spelling words this week.

 

READER’S WORKSHOP

This week we will read Hey Little Ant. Students will learn more about perspective and voice. We will read this text multiple times, providing opportunities to learn new vocabulary, dig deeper into comprehension and write responses to the text.

 

VOCABULARY OF THE WEEK: squish, crook, crumb, speck, mates

SIGHT WORDS OF THE WEEK:  because, play, saw, before, through

 

WRITER’S WORKSHOP

We are working on a favorite places book to conclude our unit on Opinion writing. Thank you for helping your child complete the opinion writing web over the weekend.

MATH

We will take the unit 7 assessment on Wednesday and Thursday and play some favorite games including Salute, Time Match, Attribute Train Game and Stop and Go. We will begin Unit 8 after break! Unit 8 is all about geometry and shapes. Sounds simple, but with vocabulary like faces, vertices, edges, whole, it can be a wonderful challenge! Our STEM project this Wednesday will focus on creating 2 and 3 dimensional shapes, as well.

 

SCIENCE

We are in STEM week. Our week will culminate with a building challenge this Wednesday, April 5th.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Students are learning about the past and how people’s friendly acts and acts of courage have contributed / impacted families today. Also, they are learning about their family’s past and how it is different from today.

 

 

Monday, 4/3 Tuesday, 4/4 Wednesday, 4/5 Thursday, 4/6 Friday, 4/7
PE

 

Library PE

Warrior Wednesday! Wear Green!

 

Library

 

NO SCHOOL

Forced Furlough Day for StaffL

 

 

If you read until the end, remind your child to whisper in my ear “newsletter” for an additional

10 class dojo points!!!

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