December, 2013

Challenge Newsletter- Week of Dec. 16, 2013

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Language Arts- Holidays around the World reading activities. Focus will be on cultures and traditions ( I’m linking this to a Social Studies unit we’ll be working on “next year”.) Spelling words- “super” words – short list due to level of difficulty. …Continue reading →

Super words- Week of Dec. 16, 2013

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Spelling and Vocabulary list- Week of December 16, 2013 Super – means over 1. superb- fine or excellent 2. superior- above average 3. superstitions- a collection of beliefs 4. supervise- to oversee work 5. superficial- shallow, not profound  

Weekly newsletter- Week of Dec. 9, 2013

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Language Arts– Reading myths and legends. Reading fantasy novel called The Chocolate Touch and completing comprehension questions Learning the difference between proper and common nouns Writing persuasive paragraphs Spelling/Vocabulary words- ex means out. http://staff.bbhcsd.org/lantj/2013/12/spellingvocabulary-list-dec-9-2013/ Math- Practicing triple digit multiplication and fact fast tests. …Continue reading →

Spelling/Vocabulary List- Dec. 9, 2013

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Spelling/ Vocabulary List for week of December 9, 2013 ex means out   excellent- outstanding extend- to stretch out expose- to reveal extinct- died out extract- to pull or draw out explode- to burst explore- to investigate export- to ship …Continue reading →

Weekly Newsletter- December 2, 2013

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General Announcements: Music concert Tuesday– Day performance  at 2:30 p.m. at Highland School AND Tuesday night- Be at high school by 6:45 p.m.- Concert is at 7:00 p.m. Kids should report to band room. Band room is located on the far side …Continue reading →

Weekly vocabulary list- December 2, 2013

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Prefixes: un means  not mis means wrong re means again Stems: sub means under de means down spec means to look arch means ancient duct means to lead aqua means water Suffixes: -ment  means action -able  means able Students need …Continue reading →