September, 2014

Weekly newsletter- Week of Sept. 29, 2014

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In Language Arts class this week, we will… -Read Bunnicula, analyze the elements of a story. -Write a how to paragraph (last week we wrote one on how to make popcorn). -Learn Vocabulary and spelling words based on Bunnicula (complete two …Continue reading →

Spelling/vocabulary words- Bunnicula words

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Bunnicula Spelling and Vocabulary List Week of Sept. 29, 2014- Only 7 words this week Friday test will be on spelling and meaning. emanated- to flow out pendant- piece of jewelry with a hanging ornament immobile- not moving stake- a …Continue reading →

Weekly newsletter- Sept. 22, 2014

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Language Arts: In school we will… Read a new chapter book together called Bunnicula, a humorous tale about a vampire bunny.  Narrator is the family’s dog. Genre- Fantasy and Mystery Comprehension questions, enhance our vocabulary using words from the story , …Continue reading →

Week of Sept. 22, 2014- vocabulary words

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Bunnicula Vocabulary- Week of Sept. 22, 2014- Mrs. Lant’s Class Study the meanings of the words.   admiration- the act of looking on with pleasure reverie- a daydream tranquil- peaceful, quiet decipher- to discover the meaning of compromise – an …Continue reading →

Weekly Update- Sept. 15, 2014

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Language Arts- Auto Bio Poetry- Write a poem about yourself. Journal writing, synonyms, comprehension questions based on books we read in class. Reading Chris Van Allsburg books. http://www.chrisvanallsburg.com/flash.html Vocabulary words- Study meanings only (no spelling). http://staff.bbhcsd.org/lantj/   Vocabulary homework- 2 pieces …Continue reading →

Vocabulary List – Week of Sept. 15, 2014

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Vocabulary List- Week of Sept. 15, 2014- Mrs. Lant’s Class   *Words come from Chris Van Allsburg books: The Widow’s Broom, Bad Day at the Riverbend, and Two Bad Ants. Know the meanings only. No need to memorize the spelling …Continue reading →

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Know the spelling words Know the meanings of the prefixes in the box. Week of September 9, 2014   preview prehistoric misunderstood misspell realign review impolite impossible unequal unpopular pre- before mis- wrong or badly re- back, again im- not …Continue reading →

Weekly Spelling Homework

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Weekly Homework:  Choose TWO out of five homework ideas below to complete. Spelling homework is due Friday. Be sure to write your name on the homework.   1) Write sentences using each word. One word per sentence. 2) Write a …Continue reading →

Dates to Remember – September 2014

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Friday, Sept. 12- Reading Cafe (our class only)- Please send in a dozen cookies or a snack (fruit snacks, bag of chips, etc). Don’t worry if you’re busy. There will always be a next time to help:) We will be …Continue reading →