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Class News October 31-November 9 (2 Weeks)  

 

We are beginning our study of Folktales and Fables.

Reading Story for the next 2 weeks: "Stone Soup"

 

Vocabulary words – Student friendly definitions

 

1.

dense – When something is made of things that are very close together, it is

 

dense.

 

2.

reaction – A response to something that happens is a reaction.

 

3.

ingredients – Ingredients are all the foods and spices that you use to make a

 

certain kind of food.

 

4.

momentum – If an action or idea grows quickly and is hard to stop, it has

 

momentum.

 

5.

famine – When there is a famine, there is not enough food to feed everyone.

 

6.

generous – People who are generous are happy to share with others.

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curiosity – Something that is called a curiosity is something odd or unusual that

 

interest people.

 

8.

gaze – A gaze is a long look at something.

 

9.

agreeable – Something that is agreeable is pleasing to the senses.

 

10.

banquet – If you are going to a banquet, you are going to a special meal that will

 

have a large amount of food.

Spelling Words

 

1. hiccup          hic/cup

 

2. nutmeg        nut/meg

 

3. sprint           ob/ject

 

4. picnic           pic/nic

 

5. pumpkin       pump/kin

 

6. septic           sep/tic

 

7. shamrock     sham/rock

 

8. solvent         sol/vent

 

9. splendid        splen/did

 

10. submit        sub/mit

 

11. tidbit           tid/bit     

 

12. transplant    trans/plant

 

13. victim          vic/tim

 

14. witness        wit/ness

 

15. zigzag          zig/zag

 

 

 

Homework- 2 math sheets 2nd week

Tests- Week 1:

Friday- Multiplication Review Sets 1 & 2, Cold Read

Week 2:

Thursday-  Spelling/ SET 3 Multiplication Week 1/Vocabulary/Comprehension


Week of February 29, 2016  

Reading Story: "Balto, The Dog Who Saved Nome"

 

 

Homework:

Math: Complete Math Sheet every night except Wednesday. Have the division sheet completed by Friday.

Spelling: Monday, write spelling words 5 times each.

Reading: Read for 20 Minutes each night/Read Story Mon., Tue. and Thurs.

 

Study:

Spelling- Test Friday

Daily Bites- Test Friday

Math - Test Friday

Vocabulary- Test Thursday

Multiplication Sets 1-8- Test Thursday

***We have started division, so it is extremely necessary for the children to have mastered their multiplication sets!!

CELEBRATE DR. SEUSS’ BIRTHDAY

Mon. Feb. 29- Wear your favorite hat/ Bring Dr. Seuss books from home.

 

Tue. March 1- Wear pockets and bring your own wocket (stuffed animal).

 

Wed. March 2-Wacky Wednesday! Dress Wacky!

 

Thurs. March 3- “I Can Read With My Eyes Shut” Wear a shirt you can read.

 

Fri. March 4- Character Dress Up Day-Dress the part of a Dr. Seuss Character.

 

Spelling Focus: Review

1) form

2) wore

3) fourth

4) soar

5) warn

6) perfect

7) girl

8) burn

9) work

10)earth

11)bigger

12)finest

13)lonely

14)refill

15)dishonest

 

 

Vocabulary:           

1) telegraph p.644 #1

 

2) diphtheria p.172

 

3) drifts p. 187 #5

 

4) splinters p. 602 #1

 

5) Fahrenheit p.217

 

6) serum p.562 #2

 

7) operator p.429

 

8) disease p.175

 

9) hitched p.289 #1

 

10)tame p.639 #1

 


Class News February 16, 2016  

Reading Story: "Me and Uncle Romie"

 

 

Homework:

Math: Complete Math Sheet every night except Wednesday.

Spelling: Monday, write spelling words 5 times each.

Reading: Read for 20 Minutes each night/Read Story Tue. and Thurs.

 

Study:

Spelling- Test Friday

Daily Bites- Test Friday

Vocabulary- Test Thursday

Multiplication Sets 1-8- Test Thursday

***We have started division, so it is extremely necessary for the children to have mastered their multiplication sets!!

 

Spelling: Focus Sound- suffixes er, est, ful, ly

1. nicer

2. finest

3. useful

4. bigger

5. really

6. nicest

7. faster

8. lonely

9. quickly

10.careful

11. smaller

12. playful

13. biggest

14. slowly

15. thankful

16. finally

17. gently

18. delightful

19. doubtful

20. forgetful

 

Vocabulary

1. dull

2. towers

3. masterpiece

4. heritage

5. ruined

6. crept

7. glorious

8. memory

9. streak

10.yanked


Class News February 8, 2016  

Reading Story: "Two Bear Cubs"

 

 

Homework:

Math: Complete Math Sheet every night except Wednesday.

Spelling: Monday, write spelling words 5 times each.

Reading: Read for 20 Minutes each night

 

Study:

Spelling- Test Friday

Daily Bites- Test Friday

Vocabulary- Test Thursday

Multiplication Sets 1-8- Test Thursday

***We have started division, so it is extremely necessary for the children to have mastered their multiplication sets!!

 

Spelling: Focus Sound- R controlled vowels

word

girl

burn

work

hurt

verse

purse

clerk

earth

perfect

first

pearl

answer

person

thirsty

creature

uncurled

curtain

mixture

return

 

Vocabulary:

1) awe

2) concentration

3) dilemma

4) commendable

5) glancing

6) scolding

7) console

8) heroic

9) drowsy

10)burden


Class News Februrary 1, 2016  

Spelling Focus: r controlled vowel /or/ sound

 

coarse

warm

soar

wore

swarm

form

story

warn

bore

sport

glory

force

course

before

fourth

explorer

forest

scoreboard

fourteen

seashore

Vocabulary:

1) charming

2) racket

3) ingenious

4) outwit

5) tender

 

6) delighted

7) brittle

8) embraced

9) cunning

10)disguised


Class News Jan. 19th, 2016  

Week of January 19th

Reading Story: Mr. Popper's Penguins

Study each night: Vocabulary, Spelling, Set 7 Multiplication and review past sets

Homework: 2 Math sheets

All tests are on Friday of this week.

Vocabulary

1) rookery

2) dodo 

3) curator

4) derby    

5) astonishment

6) novelty

7) indulgence

8) spar

9) apparent

 

 

Spelling                

 

 

 

telephone                  goose

 

icebox                        flippers

 

waddle                       seals

 

strutted                       tripod

 

clothesline                unwise

 

flipper                         through

 

shrimp                        unusual

 

loneliness   

 

 

*Wear PJ’s every Monday in January

 

*Jan. 21st-Frozen Reading Night 5-7 PM

 

-Report Cards go home

 

*Jan. 21st- Chic-Fil-A orders due for Family Fun Night

BINGO FOR BOOKS                

 


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