Monday, April 2, 2018

Week of April 2-6, 2018

Weekly Newsletter for April 2-6, 2018

            We will begin our new story this week titled, “The Class Pet.”  Throughout our story we will be discussing how we can learn about animals as they grow and change.  We will also begin discussing the difference between fact and opinion and identifying a fact vs. opinion. 

            Our focus phonics skills for this story are words with –es and r-controlled (or, ore).  Our spelling words are: fix, fixes, class, classes, wish, wishes, kiss, kisses, bus, buses.  Our challenge words include: “friends” and “very.” 

            In Math, we are continuing to discuss length by answering how objects can be measured, compared and ordered by length.  Vocabulary for this topic includes: longest, shortest, taller, shorter, estimate and measure.  Our test for Topic 12 will be on Thursday, April 5th. 

            Attached is our April Scholastic book order forms!  Each student has received “a special gift” coupon from Scholastic that provides them with a free book with a $5 purchase!  As always, you may order online using our class code: MJJ8J or by sending in cash or check (Scholastic Inc.) along with your order slip!  If you are interested in ordering from Scholastic, all orders are due by Friday, April 13th.    

            We are so excited to share that our field trip to Hershey Chocolate World is approaching!  Our class will be attending the field trip on Thursday, April 19th.  Please check your student’s Friday Folder for a permission form as well as important information! 

            Our schedule for this upcoming week:
Monday (4/2)- Day 8- Art
Tuesday (4/3)- Day 9- Keyboarding *Spring Pictures are rescheduled for this day!
Wednesday (4/4)- Day 10- Gym
Thursday (4/5)- Day 1- Music
Friday (4/6)- Day 2- Computers  

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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