November, 2013

Weekly Newsletter- November 18, 2013

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Language Arts – Reading Eating the Plates (Pilgrim book of manners) -Celebrating 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address on Tuesday – For more information on this historic speech, you can read my notes from a class I took. http://staff.bbhcsd.org/lantj/2013/03/an-analysis-of-the-gettysburg-address-by-william-clay-thomspon/ Newspaper retracts editorial …Continue reading →

Spelling/vocabulary Words- Week of Nov. 18, 2013

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Building Language: Vocabulary List/Spelling List Week of November 18, 2013   depositing- delivering descended- to slope or lean downward debris- the remains of anything broken down decay- to decompose decrease- to make less define- to state the meaning depend- to …Continue reading →

Dress your turkey project

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Thanksgiving Family Project   Have you heard of turkey with dressing? This is your opportunity to use your imagination and creative thinking skills to “dress” your turkey in a disguise. Give your turkey a personality and a name.  Transform this …Continue reading →

Spelling and Vocabulary words- week of Nov. 11, 2013

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Spelling and Vocabulary List- November 11, 2013    sublime- inspiring, awe  subscribe- to give or pay money for something  submit- to give over subway- underground passageway subsoil- under soil suburb- where people live and travel into town submarine- underwater vessel …Continue reading →

Weekly Newsletter- November 4, 2013

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 Language Arts We’ll be reading Eating the Plates by Lucille Recht Penner. Informative yet entertaining book about Pilgrims and Native Americans during Thanksgiving. It’s a Pilgrim book of food and manners. (reading level 5.2) Ongoing classwork- State report research using laptops and …Continue reading →

Spelling list- Week of Nov. 4, 2013

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Week of Nov. 4, 2013 Spelling Word List (no definitions) Words with prefix re Re means again. 1. renew 2. recall 3 . return 4. reabsorbed 5. reacquaint  (introduce again) 6.  reaffirm 7. reapply 8.  rebroadcast 9. recalculate 10. renegotiate …Continue reading →