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T.O.P. D.O.G.S.  Newsletter

(Thoughtful, Optimistic, Persevering, Determined, Outstanding, Growing Students)

Week of November 13th – 17th

Math: 

50th Day of School celebration

Solving and writing word problems

Math Studies Weekly:  Add it Up – The students will understand addition as “putting together” or “counting on.”  They will solve problems involving addition problems in which the sum is less than 20.

IXL computer activities

Reading: 

Amazing Words:  needs, responsibility, shelter, cuddle, tickle, faithful, fetch, heel

High Frequency Words/ Spelling words: come, in, my, on, way

Phonics: short a and consonant pattern -ck

Phonemic Awareness:  distinguishing /a/

                                          Segment and count phonemes

                                          Rhyming Words

Grammar:  Recognizing the distinguishing features of a sentence (e.g. , first word, capitalization, and ending punctuation)

This week’s story – Sam Come Back!

Comprehension: Characters and setting

Writing – Journal writing using a story chart

Social Studies:

Scholastic News:  A Wampanoag’s Day – The children will learn what Wampanoag life was like long ago & write a diary entry about it.

Thanksgiving stories/Discussion about the Pilgrims and Thanksgiving

Science Spin – Go to Sleep Animals – The students will learn about the hibernation of different animals

Homework: 

50th day of school collection – Due Monday, November 13th

Amazing Word Test and Spelling test – Tuesday, November 21st

Updates

PEA Craft Fair: Sat. Nov. 11; 9:00-2:00; Bremer Pond Auditorium.

Red Ribbon Week – Week of November 13th – November 17th

50th Day of School Celebration – Monday, November 13th

Star Testing – Tuesday, November 14th

Picture Retakes: Tues. Nov. 14

 

Music Theatre Performance – Friday, Dec. 1st and Saturday, Dec. 2nd (7:00)

 

 

Have a wonderful weekend!

Happy Veteran’s Day!