October, 2014

Tootsie goes for a ride with Izzy

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Weekly Newsletter- Halloween

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Halloween guidelines below…scroll down.   Language arts-  Writing Metaphors- We all know how to write a simile, but metaphors are more difficult to write. Examples: Life is an exciting roller coaster. John is a volcano ready to explode. Fable Unit– We are reading Aesop’s Fables. …Continue reading →

Weekly Newsletter- October 20, 2014

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It’s chilly  on the playground; be sure to send in a coat or sweatshirt each day.  Language Arts-  Reading informational text– We will read “Time for Kids” magazine in class. We will look for main ideas, recount details and explain …Continue reading →

Spelling/Vocabulary list- aqua, duct, arch words

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Building Language: Vocabulary List/Spelling List Week of October 20, 2014- Study meaning and spelling.        arch- curved stone gateway        architecture- the style of a building        archive- a collection of historical materials        arcade- a row of arches        aqueducts- a structure that carries …Continue reading →

Tootsie- “Just hanging out with my friends!”

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Weekly Newsletter- Week of October 13, 2014

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Language Arts In class, we will.. Write a paragraph “how to carve a pumpkin.” Daily Edits Bunnicula – finishing the book/ will play a Bunnicula game after we read it. Starting studying the “main idea” concept. Plural spelling list (no vocabulary)- test …Continue reading →

Spelling list- Week of October 13, 2014

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Study the spelling words. (no vocabulary)  = Test on Thursday 1. tomatoes 2.potatoes 3. heroes 4. photos 5. shelves 6. wolves 7. halves 8. people 9. zoos 10. pajamas

Funny Hat/Hair Day

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Weekly newsletter- Week of October 6, 2014

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Language Arts homework: Important– Today, your child will receive a “Monster of a Book Report” project packet. He/she needs to read a chapter book of his/her choice and complete the book report. *Minimum 100 page book He/she can use a …Continue reading →

Spelling and vocabulary list- Week of October 6, 2014

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Spelling list and Vocabulary list Week of October 6, 2014 Know the spelling and meanings. Test-Friday   -ment – means a condition or result -able – capable of nourishment- substance necessary for growth  (synonym= food) (n.) agreement- a statement of …Continue reading →