Monday, March 19, 2018

Week of March 19- 23, 2018

Weekly Newsletter for March 19-23, 2018

            In our new story, “Ruby in Her Own Time,” we will be discussing what we learn as we grow and change.  As a class, we will also be re-visiting the skill of compare and contrast. 

            Our focus phonics skills for this story are words with –ng and –nk and compound words.  Our spelling words are: bring, trunk, pink, bank, sang, wing, rink, blank, rang, and sunk.  Our challenge words include: “every” and “sure.”

            In Math, we took our Topic 9 test today!  Next, we will be diving into “length” in Topic 12.  Throughout this topic, we will be discussing how objects can be measured, compared and ordered by length. 

            Our PTO basket raffle is quickly approaching!  The dates of this event are April 14th and April 15th.  This year, our theme is a gift card assortment!  If you are interested in participating in our class basket, all gift cards and money must be turned in by Wednesday, March 28th.  Thank you to all that have participated so far! J

            Last week, I sent home a Scholastic Flyer for the Spring edition!  If you are interested in ordering from Scholastic, all orders are due by Thursday, March 22nd.   You may order online using our class code: MJJ8J or by sending in cash or check (Scholastic Inc.) along with your order slip!  Thank you for your continued support! J 

            With cold and flu season, our supply of tissues and hand sanitizer has dwindled as we tried to keep those germs away.   If you are willing to donate these items to our classroom, we would really appreciate it!   Thank you! 

            Our schedule for this upcoming week:
Monday (3/19)- Day 2- Computers
Tuesday (3/20)- Day 3- Art
Wednesday (3/21) Day 4- Library
Thursday (3/22)- Day 5- Gym *Scholastic Book Orders are due! 
Friday (3/23)- Day 6- Music

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me!  I can be reached by phone, note, email ( or by Class Dojo message!

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