Mon, Jan 06, 2020

Happy New Year!

In Class This Week:

Spelling:  Vowel Teams: oa, oe

Reading: We will begin our Space Unit this week.  Skills- real/fantasy, drawing conclusions, cause/effect, setting, claim/support, abc order, sequencing, main idea/details, classify/catagorize

Math: Length and Weight; +7 Rocket Quiz on Thursday   

English:  Commas in a Series, Review skills covered to date

Social Studies/Science:  We are beginning our Space Unit this week.

Things to Remember:

-Books for Breakfast-Jan 15 at 8:00 a.m.- Please drop your son off as usual in his classroom.  We will meet Dads or special male friends in the Fellowship Hall at 8:00. Please bring or have your son bring 3-5 books for the two of you to share.**If dad or another special male friend is unable to attend, please let me know as soon as possible.  I will arrange to have a special friend there to read with your son.

Important Dates:

*1/6/20  School Resumes

*1/15/20  Books for Breakfast with Dads and Friends

*1/20/20  MLK, Jr. Holiday/No School

*1/24/20 Field Trip to Pink Palace (more to come on this)

*1/31/20 Parent/Teacher Conference- No School

Mon, Dec 02, 2019

Spelling:  3 sounds of -ed

Reading: Christmas Stories Skills-drawing conclusions, cause/effect, setting, claim/support, abc order, sequencing, main idea/details, classify/catagorize

Math:   Shapes and Patterns; Time; Rocket Quiz (6)/Thursday

English:  What are synonyms and antonyms?  How do I become a better writer knowing synonyms and antonyms? 

Things to Remember:

12.12.19 Polar Express Day! Make sure to wear your PJs (More to come on this)

12.13.19 Robes due (Robes coming home this week)

12.19.19  Half Day of School/Christmas Pageant @ 6:30 pm  *Boys need to come to the classrooms at 5:45 pm.

12.20.19  Christmas Party @ 9:45 (All parents are welcome to attend.)/Half Day Dismissal

Mon, Nov 25, 2019

In Class This Week:

Spelling:  Review skills learned thus far

Reading: Thanksgiving Stories: claim/support, sequencing, main idea, building good reading habits

Math:  Shapes

English: What are past tense verbs?  How do I become a better writer knowing subject and verb agreement?

Things to Remember:

11.27.19  Thanksgiving Break Begins-Special Thanksgiving reading log comes home today! 

Mon, Nov 18, 2019

In Class This Week:

Spelling:  -ng and -nk endings  (ing, ang, ong, ung, ink, ank, onk, unk)

Reading: Finishing up the Tedd Arnold unit; Thanksgiving stories; skills: claim/support, main idea, building good reading habits

Math:   Money;Shapes and Patterns; Rocket Quiz (+5)/Thursday

English:  What are comparative (-er) and superlative (-est) adjectives?  How do adjectives help me write?

Things to Remember:

11.18-11.22 PDS Canned Food Drive

11.22.19 Blessing Bag items due- Here is the link to sign-up! Thanks so much for helping us with this! 

11.27.19  Thanksgiving Break Begins

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