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 Greetings Filone's Fabulous Fireballs,


   I have extra group (class) photos from LifeTouch that are available for purchase. These will be sold on a first come first serve basis. They are $12.00 and can be purchsed using cash or check. Please make the check payable to LifeTouch and not made out to VCS.


Important Information:


Username and Passwords for ThinkCentral (online math and science access) and ConnectEd (online reading and social studies access)  can be located in the front of your child's agenda planner. Directions were sent home on how to access your textbooks online. They can also be located as a PDF Documents below. 


My Open House Powerpoint is located below for you as a PDF Document. You may refer back to it at anytime to review our classroom policies and procedures. Thank you for all of your support!


Important Reminders:

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 on a daily basis after all homework assignments have been completed and checked. Your child's behavior number will be written daily in their agenda.

Your child is permitted to bring a water bottle with them to school each day to keep at their desk. Please make sure it has a lid that can be closed tightly to keep any spills from happening.



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


A Glance at Our Week: May 2nd-6th


Reading/Language Arts: Unit 6 Week 5


 Weekly Homework: Cursive Handwriting 6.5 Practice is due on Friday, April May 2nd. Trace the word and write each word in cursive two times each.


Essential Question: What makes you laugh?



Shared Read: The Camping Trip/Bubble Gum

Genre: Poetry (Narrative Poetry)



 Comprehension Skill: Point of View

 Literary Elements: Rhythm and Rhyme

Vocabulary Strategy: Figurative Language/Idoms

Grammar: Prepositions



Literature Anthology (Close Reading)- Ollie's Escape

Genre: Expository (Informational Text)


Paired Read: (Compare Text)- The Monkey and the Crocodile

Genre: Folktale


Phonics/Fluency: Suffixes- ful, -less,-ly


Vocabulary Words-  (Unit 6 Week 5) Can be located in your child's take home folder (plastic sleeve) and as a PDF below. Our vocabulary tests will be taken on Thursdays.

Spelling Words- (Unit 6 Week 5) Can be located in your child's agenda planner and as a PDF below. Our spelling tests will be taken on Fridays.



Math- Getting Ready for Grade 4 End of Year (EOY Lessons 18-20).  We will take our math on Thursday, May 5th.

Math Facts: This week we will be focusing on the 50 mixed review facts timed for 2 minutes and 30 seconds. Friday's timed fact assessment will be taken for a grade. We will be reviewing 0-12's.


Writing:   Opinion Writing- Brevard Zoo/The World of Chocolate.

Social Studies- Unit 2 Celebrating Culture (Lesson 3- "Life in Canada")


Boys and girls, I hope you had a wonderful.  We have a lot of learning, new challenges and fun waiting for us this week! 

I Will Be Waiting With a Smile! See you in Room 335!

Mrs. Filone 



Important Dates:

 May 3rd- Buffalo P.R.I.D.E. Meeting 6:00 PM (VCMS Gymnasium)

May 6th- Last Day to AR Test

May 9th- 3rd Grade Tour of the 4th/5th Center

May 13th- Field Day/Reading Ccelebration





























PDF documents
ConnectED- Directions for Log In -
Emergency Contact Form 2015-16 -
Newsletter- April 2016 -
Open House Powerpoint- 2015-16 -
Spelling Lists- (Unit 1- Unit 6) -
ThinkCentral Directions -
ThinkCentral- Directions for Log In -
Vocabulary Words- McGraw Hill Wonders -
Volunteer Application Page 1- 2015-16 -
Volunteer Application- Page 2- 2015-16 -
Wonderworks Field Trip -
Wonderworks Field Trip- Consent Form -

 August 2014
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Orientation 11am-1pm or 4pm-6pm


Read the "Elementary Parent & Student Handook" in front of the agenda. Sign and return page 27 "Handbook Acknowledgement"
First Day of School!




Study spelling words for the week; Math Lesson 1.1; Reading Log for 20 min.; Study addition facts 4,5,6's (timed for 1 min.)

Math Lesson 1.2; Reading Log for 20 Min.; Study addition facts 4,5,6's (timed for 1 min.)

Math Lesson 1.3, Reading Log for 20 min., Reread Anthology Story "Wolf", Study Vocabulary, Study addition facts 4,5,6's (timed for 1 min.)

Math Lesson 1.4; Reading Log 20 min; Study Spelling Words; Study addition facts 4,5,6's (timed for 1 min.)

Spelling Test, Fact Assessment 4,5,6's (timed for 1 min.)



Language Arts Homework- When Mr. Rushmore Came Home (DUE on Friday); Reading Log for 20 min.; Math 1.6; Study addition facts 7,8,9 (1 minute); Study Spelling Words

Math 1.7; Reading Log 20 min.; Study Addition Facts 7,8,9 (1 minute); Study Spelling Words

Math 1.8; Reading Log 20 min; Reread "Joon and the Jade Bracelet"; Study Vocabulary Words; Study addition facts 7,8,9- 1 min; Study Spelling Words

Math 1.9; Study Spelling Words;Reading Log 20 min; Study addition facts 7,8,9 (1 min.)

Unit 1 Week 2- Cold Read Assessment; Spelling Test; Fact Assessment (addition facts 7,8,9- 1 min.)



Cold Read- Soccer History is DUE on Friday; Math 1.11; Reading Log 20 min.; Study Spelling; Study all addition facts- timed for 1 minute

Math Lesson 1.12; Reading Log 20 min.; Study Spelling Words; Study Addition Facts- 1 minute

Reread "Gary and the Dreamer"; Study Vocabulary; Math Chapter 1 Review; Reading Log; Study Spelling; Study Addition Facts- timed for 1 min.

Math Chapter 1 Test; Reading Log; Study Spelling; Study Addtition Facts

Cold Read Assessment; Spelling Test; Fact Assessment- addition facts 4,5,6,7,8 and 9's- timed for 1 minute; Have a Wonderful Weekend!



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