Sunday, November 11, 2018

This Week's Happenings

11/12/18

Monday: No School
Tuesday: Day 4 > Computer Class
Wednesday: Day 5 > Art Class
Thursday: Day 6 > Library Class
Friday: Day 7 > Phys. Ed. - $1 Dress Down Day

In Language Arts…If your child brings home the green Spelling notebook, then he/she should be studying the words for the test next week. Written homework will be on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Keep reviewing the vocabulary words. New words will be added on Wednesday. If your child has a stapled card inside the front cover, these are the words that should be practiced more frequently.

On Friday, a Decodable Reader will be homework for all students. Please listen to your child read this to you several times for fluency (reading smoothly with expression). If your child is in a Green or Yellow Reading Group, you must sign and return the reader. (Your child knows his/her reading group color.) This is exactly what we did last week. I had cooperation from almost every parent, thank you!

Remember, when listening to your child read, use the strategies that we have been working on in school. Refer to the page sent home.

Math…Unit 2 Assessment will be on Wednesday. The journal is yours to keep and review. We will add to our fact flashcards this week. Please keep practicing these.

-Homework is to read any book your child is interested in every day and then add it to your reading log. At this time, your child needs to read the books to you, so if you are in need of books on his/her level send me a note or message.

-We will be going outside for recess when the temperature is above 40 degrees. Please dress your child accordingly.

Please sign and date the page on the back of the Friday Folder, thank you!

I hope you have a superb week!

Monday (11/19) will be Day 3 > Music Class

Friday, November 2, 2018

This Week's Happenings



11/5/18

Monday: Day 9 > Computer Class
Tuesday: Day 10 > Art Class
Wednesday: Day 1 > Keyboarding
Thursday: Day 2 > Phys. Ed.
Friday: Day 3 > Music Class

In Language Arts…If your child brings home the green Spelling notebook, then he/she should be studying the words for the test on Thursday. Written homework will be on Monday and Wednesday.

Keep reviewing the vocabulary words. I will be listening to these words on Thursday and Friday. Remember, if your child has a stapled card inside the front cover, these are the words that should be practiced more frequently.

On Wednesday, a Decodable Reader will be homework for all students. Please listen to your child read this to you several times for fluency (reading smoothly with expression). If your child is in a Green or Yellow Reading Group, you must sign and return the reader. (Your child knows his/her reading group color.)

Remember, when listening to your child read, use the strategies that we have been working on in school. Refer to the page sent home.


Math…This week we will quiz addition facts and numbers that add to 10. Flashcards are in a white envelope that needs to be returned daily. Please practice these addition facts.


-Pizza Hut Coupons are in the Take Home Folders of those students who completed the October Reading Logs.

-Homework is to read any book your child is interested in every day and then add it to your reading log. At this time, your child needs to read the books to you, so if you are in need of books on his/her level send me a note or message.

-We will be going outside for recess when the temperature is above 40 degrees. Please dress your child accordingly.


Please sign and date the page on the back of the Friday Folder, thank you!

I hope you have a grand week!

No School on Monday November 12

Tuesday (11/13) will be Day 4 > Computer Class

Sunday, October 28, 2018

This Week's Happenings


10/29/18

Monday: Day 4 > Computer Class
Tuesday: Day 5 > Art Class
Wednesday: Day 6 > Library Class – Halloween Party and Parade at 2:00
Thursday: Day 7 > Phys. Ed.
Friday: Day 8 > Music Class

In Language Arts… The new words will be pre-assessed on Wednesday. If your child brings home the green Spelling notebook, then he/she should be studying the words for next week’s test. Written homework will be on Thursday.

Keep reviewing the vocabulary words. There will be new words in the blue notebooks on Thursday. These words will be read to me next week. Also, if your child has a card stapled to the inside cover of this notebook, please spend extra time looking over those words.

There will not be a decodable reader sent home this week.

Remember, when listening to your child read, use the strategies that we have been working on in school. Refer to the page sent home.

Math…This week we will be adding and subtracting. Practice adding numbers that equal 10. Keep any papers to review that are sent home.

Please send in your child's costume in a bag on Wednesday.

-October Reading Logs due on Friday. New reading logs will be sent home then.

-Follow the Dress-Up days listed at the top of the page for the end of RED RIBBON Week.

-Homework is to read any book your child is interested in every day and then add it to your reading log.

-We will be going outside for recess when the temperature is above 40 degrees. Please dress your child accordingly.

Please sign and date the page on the back of the Friday Folder, thank you!

I hope you have a grand week!

Monday (11/5) will be Day 9 > Computer Class

Sunday, October 21, 2018

This Week's Happenings

10/22/18

Monday: Day 9 > Computer Class
Tuesday: Day 10 > Art Class
Wednesday: Day 1 > Keyboarding
Thursday: Day 2 > Phys. Ed.
Friday: Day 3 > Music Class

RED RIBBON WEEK
Monday-Superhero Day
Tuesday-Crazy or Mismatched Socks
Wednesday-NS School Spirit
Thursday-Favorite Team
Friday-Jeans
Monday(10/29)-Crazy Hair
Tuesday(10/30)-Wear Red

In Language Arts… A decodable reader will be sent home on Wednesday. Please listen to your child read it. He/she should be able to sound out all words in the books. Sign the reader so I know your child read this to you several times. Send it back in the take-home folder. (Last week there were many students who did not complete this homework.) Thank you for your cooperation.

Keep reviewing the vocabulary words. A new list was written in the blue notebooks last week. I will be listening to the students read these to me on Thursday.

For spelling, written homework for those students who brought home their spelling notebook (green) is on Monday and Wednesday. The final test will be on Thursday.

Remember, when listening to your child read, use the strategies that we have been working on in school. Refer to the page sent home.

Math…We are still in Unit 2, joining and separating numbers. To help your child, you can practice adding numbers to 10. You can also practice even and odd numbers as well as skip counting by 5s and 10s.


-Don’t forget to send in your party money if you have not done so already.

-Homework is to read any book your child is interested in every day and then add it to your reading log.

Please sign and date the page on the back of the Friday Folder, thank you!

I hope you have an awesome week!

Monday (10/29) will be Day 4 > Computer Class

Sunday, October 14, 2018

This Week's Happenings



10/15/18

Monday: Day 4 > Computer Class
Tuesday: Day 5 > Art Class
Wednesday: Day 6 > BOOK FAIR SHOPPING
Thursday: Day 7 > Phys. Ed.
Friday: Day 8 > Music Class


In Language Arts… A decodable reader came home today. Please listen to your child read it. He/she should be able to sound out all words in the books. Sign the reader so I know your child read this to you several times. Send it back in the take-home folder. Thank you for your cooperation.

Keep reviewing the vocabulary words. The new list was written in the notebooks last week and another will be in on Friday. I will be listening to last week’s words on Wednesday.

For spelling, the final test on short o words will be on Wednesday. If your child brought home his/her Spelling notebook, he/she should be practicing the words. Spelling homework, to write the words is on Tuesday.

Remember, when listening to your child read, use the strategies that we have been working on in school. Refer to the page sent home. If you cannot find it, let me know and I will send home another copy.


Math…Unit 2 is joining and separating numbers. We are adding to 10, finding missing numbers and writing number sentences. Keep any papers that are sent home.


-Don’t forget to send in your party money if you have not done so already.

-Homework is to read any book your child is interested in every day and then add it to your reading log.

-BOOK FAIR SHOPPING: If you choose to purchase books at the fair, please send the money in an envelope.


Please sign and date the page on the back of the Friday Folder, thank you!

I hope you have a tremendous week!

Monday (10/22) will be Day 9 > Computer Class

Monday, October 8, 2018

This Week's Happenings

10/8/18

Monday: NO SCHOOL
Tuesday: Day 10 > Library Class
Wednesday: Day 1 > Keyboarding/Book Fair Shopping
Thursday: Day 2 > Phys. Ed.
Friday: Day 3 > Music Class


If you choose to purchase anything from the book fair, please send money in an envelope with your child’s name.

Spelling words will be pre-tested tomorrow. If your child brings home their green notebook and homework paper, each misspelled word must be
written 3 times. The final test will be next week.

Continue to read the words in the blue notebook. Any vocabulary words that your son/daughter did not know will be stapled to the inside cover. A new set of words will be written on Thursday.

No Decodable Reader this week.

We are always working on our reading strategies. Please refer to the page I sent home when reading with your child. When you use the same language at home as they hear in school, it will really solidify the strategies and make them become automatic when they read independently.

Unit 1 Math Assessments were terrific! Our first Math Journal is complete and will be in their folder today. The children worked really hard and did an awesome job on these. They are yours to keep. Unit 2 begins this week. Any papers that come home may be kept at home as well.


Follow the Spirit Day Dress Ups information that was sent home on Friday.

Homework is to read any book your child is interested in and then add it to your reading log.

Please sign and date the page on the back of the Friday Folder, thank you!

I hope you have a superb week!

Monday (10/15) will be Day 4 > Computer Class

Sunday, September 30, 2018

This Week's Happenings


10/1/18


Monday: Day 5 > Art Class
Tuesday: Day 6 > Library Class
Wednesday: Day 7 > Phys. Ed.
Thursday: Day 8 > Music Class
Friday: Day 9 > Computers – EARLY DISMISSAL 12:00

Wow, the first phonics, spelling and listening comprehension tests were fantastic! Look for them in this week’s Friday Folder. The students will be assessed again this week. The phonics skills are short i and x. There are a few students that need to take the spelling test this week.

Another Decodable Reader will be sent home on Tuesday. Please listen to your child read this to you several times for fluency. All of the words in the story are words they should know or able to sound out.

Spelling homework on Wednesday is to write each misspelled word from the pretest three times, this is only for the students who are taking the test.

Spelling test will be on Thursday. I will be asking the students to read the words in the blue Vocabulary notebook on Thursday as well. Please read these words with your child.

We are always working on our reading strategies. Please refer to the page I sent home when reading with your child. When you use the same language at home as they hear in school, it will really solidify the strategies and make them become automatic when they read independently.

Unit 1 in Math will be wrapping up this week. Our assessment will be on tally marks, number lines, reading information on a graph and counting objects and writing the number to match.

September Reading Logs are due tomorrow. Please send in any completed logs. If the Log is not complete, these books can be transferred to the October Log.

Homework is to read any book your child is interested in and then add it to your reading log.

Please sign and date the page on the back of the Friday Folder, thank you!

I hope you have an enchanting week!

No School on Monday, October 8!

Tuesday (10/9) will be Day 10 > Art Class