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Weekly Newsletter Week of December 7

WEEKLY HOMEWORK:

MONDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log.
Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday. Complete the following writing prompt in your Homework Notebook: The best part of our class trip was… ___. Write at least 3-5 sentences.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook.
Sight Words: Day one: trace your new sight words and cut out the flash cards. Make sure to put the flash cards in a Ziploc.

TUESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Math: Complete the math problems.
SightWords: Day 2- Write your sight words and review your flash cards.

WEDNESDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Choose a spelling menu activity. Complete this activity in your Homework Notebook. Sight Words: Day 3- Write your sight words again and review your flash cards.

THURSDAY:
Reading: Read for 10 minutes and record it on your reading log. Complete Reading Response sheet. Writing: Weekly Journal entry due on Friday.
Spelling: Study for tomorrow’s spelling test!
Math: Complete Math problems.
Sight Words: Day 4- Review your sight words. Fold the page and test yourself.

Reading –
We will continue to read our nonfiction text “Animal Babies”. We will continue to learn about text features, interesting facts about animals.

Writing –
We are enjoying our nonfiction writing unit. We have been working hard on our draft. This week we will focus on finding fascinating facts as well as wondrous words in our animal books. We will create our glossary page for our All About books.

Math –
We will continue our new unit on counting numbers 11-20. Students will be familiar with identifying numbers 11-20 in word form and number form. Students will use their knowledge of number bonds to create number bonds for numbers 11-20. This week we will use a place value chart too help us identify how many tens and ones are in our “teen number”.

Phonics: We are going to work on the words on the “in “ family, as well as review our sight words some, as, then, could, and when.

Grammar: This week we will concentrate on the verbs has and have.

Spelling Words
Spelling Words -in

1. win 7. grin
2. thin 8. fin
3. chin 9. shin
4. tin 10. spin
5. pin *11. best (review/bonus)
6. bin *12. chest ( review/bonus)

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Thursday December 9- PTA Meeting at 7:40am
Friday, December 18- Creative Movement Performance at 9am
Thursday December 24 to January 1- Winter Recess

Important Reminders
Please make sure your your child has a healthy snack for school everyday.