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Dear Students and Families,

 Thank you for having your students preview our science labs on Think Central. The students have shared that previewing the lesson helps with the acutal hands on experiements in the classroom. Also, remember Brainpop Jr. is a great resources students can use at home to help with all skills. 

Students have thier log in infomration for Think Central (science and math) and Connect Ed (language arts and social studies) glued on the first page of thier agenda.

 Spelling Pre Test - Monday

Spelling Test  - Thursday

Selection/Vocabulary Test - Thursday

Reading Comprehension Test  - Friday

Class Valentine's Exchange - Friday Feb. 12th

 

Our lunch is from 11:34-11:59.

Please remember to check my teacher connection page for homework (located on the calendar below). Please remember to initial your student's agenda each night and record any transportation changes as well.

 

 

Important Dates:

February 5th: Quarter Mid-Point

February 12th - Valentine Exchange

February 15th - Student Holiday 

 

 

Instructional Focus: February 8-12, 2016 

English/ Language Arts: Unit 5 Week 2

Essential Question: How can we reuse what we already have?

 Shared Read: The New Hoop

Genre: Realistic Ficiton 

Comprehension Skill: Point of Vies 

 Comprehension Strategy: Summarize

Vocabulary Strategy: homographs 

Grammar: subject and object  pronouns 

 Literature Anthology (Close Reading)- Brave Tavo 

Genre: Fairy Tale

 Paired Read: (Compare Text)- When Corn Was Cash 

Genre: Exopsitory Text 

 Phonics/Fluency: Compound Words 

 Vocabulary Words-  (Unit 5 Week 2) admit, barter, considered, humble, magnificient, payment, reluctantly 

Spelling Words- (Unit 5 Week 2)

 

1. names
2. named
3. naming
4. hopes
5. hoped
6. hoping
7. dances
8. danced
9. dancing
10. drops
11. dropped
12. dropping
13. wraps
14. wrapped
15. wrapping
16. traded
17. driving
18. achieves
19. offering
20. noticed  

Math- Chapter 10 test is on Tuesday, Feb. 9th. Chapter 11 - Perimeter and Area 

Math Facts: This week we will be focusing on the multiples of 7- timed for 1 minute. Friday's timed fact assessment will be taken for a grade.

 Social Studies - Unit 1:  The Geography of North America and the Caribbean 

Writing:  Synthesizing Two Texts 

I hope you enjoyed a wonderfule weekend. I look forward to seeing you Monday! 

Love,

Mrs. Spell

(352)259-2300

Melissa.Spell@tvcs.org

Contact: Melissa.Spell@tvcs.org

PDF documents
2015-2016 School Calendar -
January Newsletter -
Spelling Words - All Units -
Think Central Log In Directions -
Vocabulary Words - All Units -
Volunteer Application Page 1 -
Volunteer Application Page 2 -

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