Sunday, October 6, 2019

Weekly Update 10/7-1011

Hello, everyone!

Here are this week’s announcements

*There is no school for students on Monday, October 7th. This is a teacher collaboration day.

*Thank you for helping your child study for their first spelling test.The kids did very well!  Please continue to help them study at home.  Remember, tests are on Wednesdays, and your child will come home each Wednesday with a new weekly spelling pattern list to study in addition to their sight word list. It will come home on green or blue paper, depending on which list your child is studying.

*Don’t forgetbook orders are due by Tuesday, September 8th.

*Our school raised over $12,000 for the jog-a-thon. Wow! That’s a lot of money! Thank you for supporting our school and kids!


**New comprehension unit on non-fiction**

*Good readers know the difference between a fiction and non-fiction book.

*Good readers know how to use non-fiction text features to help them answer questions they have about a topic.


*Mid-Module assessment

*Doubles fact fluency

*Addition story problems, including change unknown (missing addend i.e.  4 + ___= 7)

Word Study/Grammar

*short /u/

*digraphs /sh/ /ch/ /th/ /wh/

Unit (Social Studies and/or Science)

(I rotate Social Studies/Science units with Writing units)
Writer’s Workshop

*Part of a sentence

*Good writers can use speech bubbles to help their characters come alive for their readers.

*Good writers make a plan before they start to write.