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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

January 3, 2011

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Hope everyone had a restful and safe holiday. I would like to especially thank the parents for sending snacks to share for our holiday celebration. We all had such a great time. Thanks for the special gifts I received. They are all greatly appreciated.

We have two weeks left of the quarter. Let's finish strong!

Test Schedule:

Friday - Spelling

Friday - Reading "The Case of Pablo's Nose"

Vocabulary Words for story: straightaway, alibi, muttered, retorted, strengthening, sculptor.

Spelling list for week of January 3, 2011

creative
elephant
potato
concert
potatoes
northern
everybody
frightened
pressure
group
niece
frighten
western
health
design
listened
nickel
southern
dictionary
create
created
eastern
listen
grocery
creation

Sunday, December 12, 2010

December 13, 2010

Thank you Jillian and Erik for performing in the winter play, "The Nutcracker". You were fantastic!

Book Reports and "Culture" Poster Boards are Due Friday, Dec. 17.

Don't forget, Friday is a half day. We will also be celebrating on Friday. If you are able, please send a snack to share with the class.

Test Schedule:

Yippeeeeee! No math test this week.
Thursday, Language, Linking Verbs.
Thursday, AZ History, Chapter 3 & 4
Friday, Spelling
Friday, Reading, "Kids' Inventions"
Vocabulary Words for reading story: prosthetic, disabilities, modify, device, document, circular, and scholarship.

Spelling List:

possible
canvas
communities
community
pleasant
celery
autumn
salary
decide
witness
possibly
appearance
atmosphere
atmospheric
certainly
peace
investigate
certain
ability
piece
before
ceiling
decided
college
therefore

Saturday, December 4, 2010

December 6, 2010

Thank you parents for attending the Winter Program. The students looked so wonderful in dress clothes! We only have 2 more weeks before winter break!

The class was assigned a book report that is due December 17. They were also given a book report form to use.

On Monday, the students will get a new assignment on culture and tradition to be done on poster board paper.

Please send in a small wallet sized photo of your child. We will be using it for a project.

Test Schedule:

Tuesday--Science, Chapter 3, Adaptations
Friday--Math, using estimation for sums and differences.
Friday--Spelling
Friday--Reading, "Kids Inventions"

Vocabulary words for reading story: prosthetic, disabilities, modify, device, document, circular, and scholarship.

Spelling List:

examination
coarse
doubt
condition
neither
serious
behavior
carry
local
examine
carriage
marriage
marry
further
onion
million
union
govern
affair
government
system
opinion
believe
companion
course