Monday, April 16, 2018

Week of April 16-20, 2018

Weekly Newsletter for April 16- 20, 2018

In our new story, “Frog and Toad Together,” we will be discussing changes we see in a garden.  Throughout this story, we will also dive into authors purpose.  Our test for this story will be on Friday, April 20th. 

Our focus phonics skills for this story are words with an ending (-ed) and r-controlled ar.  Our spelling words are: plan, planned, help, helped, drop, dropped, call, called, ask, asked.  Our challenge words include: “again” and “very.”  Our spelling test on these words will also be on Friday, April 20th. 

We have learned how to read both an analog and digital clock to the hour and half hour.  Our key vocabulary includes: hour hand, hour, minute hand, minute, o’clock, half hour and schedule.  We will take our Topic 13 test on time and schedules tomorrow, April 17th. 

A friendly reminder that on Thursday, April 19th is our class field trip to Hershey Chocolate World!  Students are to wear the blue “North Schuylkill Spartans” shirt from Boosterthon and school dress-code pants/ shorts.  No jeans or sweatpants are permitted.  Also, please be sure that all lunch items are disposable.  All items will be thrown away! 

Our schedule for this upcoming week:
Monday (4/16)- Day 8- Art
Tuesday (4/17)- Day 9- Keyboarding
Wednesday (4/18)- Day 10- Gym
Thursday (4/19)- Day 1- Field Trip to Chocolate World!  Please wear your blue “North Schuylkill Spartans” shirt, dress-code pants/ shorts and comfortable shoes!   
Friday (4/20)- Day 2- Computers –Spartan Dress Down for a $1 donation

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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