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Newsletter Week of 1/11/16

Week of 1/11/16

Reading- We will continue reading the biography of John F. Kennedy by David Adler. We will discuss important events of hid life. We will also gather information using various “Thinking Maps”.

Writing- Students should have all of their biography research in so that we can continue gathering important information about the person’s life. We will distinguish between important information and not such important information. We will also gather information using “Thinking Maps”

Math- We will begin our unit of multiplication and division. WE will learn multiplication by skip counting by 2’s, 5’s and 10’s. We will also learn repeated addition.

Social Studies- In Social Studies, we will learn about New York City over time. We will compare and contrast NYC’s past and present.

Science- We will begin out unit on “Forces and Motion”.

Spelling Words

1. aid
2. paid
3. mail
4. main
5. snail
6. paint
7. sail
8. day
9. play
10. way
11. stay
12. lay
13. May
14. away
15. again

Important Dates!

* Cookshop for Families 1/12 @7:40 A.M.
* PTA Meeting 1/14 @ 7:40 A.M.

Reminders:

1. Please be sure to check your child’s H.W. folder every night.
2. Please don’t forget to send in an absence note when your child is absent from school. 3. Please make sure your child has his/her biography research in class.