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September 29, 2014

 SeaWorld fieldtrip forms have been sent home. Just a reminder that we will be going to SeaWorld on November 7th! Payment and consent forms are due no later than Thursday, October 9th. SeaWorld fieldtrip forms can be found below as a PDF if needed. 

Important Reminders:

Usernames and Passwords for Connected and ThinkCentral have been placed on labels and can be found in the front of your child's agenda! You now can access to our Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies books and online materials. I will attach directions below for each as a PDF. If you are having any difficulty accessing these materials online at home, please let me know. 

 Please initial all of your child's homework after you have reviewed each assignment for completeness, accuracy and neatness. Agenda planners need to be  initialed each night.

Our lunch is every day from 11:12-11:37 in Cafeteria 1.

 PI Opportunities: If anyone is interested in PI opportunities, please send me an email or give me a call! Thank you for all of your help and support. I have PI projects that can be done in school or at home!

 Glance at Our Week: September 29-October 3

Reading/Language Arts: UNIT 2 Week 2 - Immigration

Shared Read: Sailing to America

Genre: Historical Fiction

Comprehension Strategy: Make, Confirm, and Revise Predictions

Comprehension Skill: Theme

Vocabulary Strategy: Words in Context, Figurative Language: Similes

 

Literature Anthology (Close Reading)- The Castle on Hester Street

Genre: Historical Fiction

Paired Read- "Next Stop America"

Genre: Expository Text

Phonics/Fluency- Long e (e, ea, ee, e_e, ie, ey, y)

                             Inflectional Endings (-es, -ed, -er, -est)

Vocabulary Words- (We are currently on Unit 2 Week 2.)  Can be found as a PDF document below. 

Spelling Words- (We are currently on Unit 2 Week 2.)   Spelling words are located as a PDF below. 

 

Math-  Our Chapter 3 Test will be taken on Monday, September 29th.  Chapter 4 - Multiplication Facts and Strategies (think central skills 14-21) (Splash Math # 7)

 

Math Facts: This week we will focus on multiplication facts (0,1,2's). Students will practice 25 multiplication facts in class (timed for 1 minute). Friday's fact assessment will be taken as a grade.

 

Writing:  RAP- Restate, Answer and Prove

 

Social Studies:  Unit 4 -Understanding the Government and the Constitution

Sincerely, 

Mrs. Melissa Spell

(352)259-2300

Melissa.Spell@tvcs.org

Contact: Melissa.Spell@tvcs.org

PDF documents
2014-2015 SSYRA List -
Cold Read Procedures -
Emergency Form (Spanish) -
School Calendar 2014-2015 -
Spelling Words for all Units -
Think Central Directions -
Vocabulary Unit 1 Words -
Volunteer Application page 1 -
Volunteer Application Page 2 -

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