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 Greetings Filone's Fabulous Fireballs,


If you are interested in chaperoning on our field trip to Wonderworks, please send the chaperone slip back to school before on on Wednesday, February 10th. The chaperone drawing will be held on Thursday, February 11th.


"Last Chance to Order Yearbook" sales flyers are coming home today with those students that did not purchase a yearbook earlier in the school year. Yearbooks will be on sale through February 12th!


There is a classlist being sent home on Monday, February 1st. We will be having a Valentine Exchange on Friday, February 12th. If you are bringing in valentines, you must bring one in for every student in the class! Students will decorate a shoe box or bag at home to bring in with them on February 12th. Please look for this information in your child's take home folder along with my February newsletter. 


  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: February 8th-12th

Reading/Language Arts: Unit 5 Week 2 

Cold Read Weekly Homework- President of the United States is DUE on Friday, February 12th.


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



Shared Read: "The New Hoop"

Genre: Realistic Fiction



Comprehension Skill: Point of View

 Comprehension Strategy: Summarize 

Vocabulary Strategy: Subject and Object pronouns

Grammar: Singular and Plural Pronouns


Literature Anthology (Close Reading)- "Bravo Tavo"

Genre: Realistic Fiction


Paired Read: (Compare Text)- "Trashed into Art"

Genre: Expository Text (Informational Text)/Directions


Phonics/Fluency: Consonant + le Syllables


Vocabulary Words-  (Unit 5 Week 2) 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 5 Week 2) Can be located in your child's agenda planner and as a PDF below. Our spelling tests will be taken on Fridays.



Math- Chapter 11- Perimeter and Area

Math Facts: This week we will be focusing on the multiples of 10- timed for 1 minute 30 seconds. Friday's timed fact assessment will be taken for a grade.


Writing:   Types of Introductions- Strategy #2

Social Studies- Unit 3: Economics


Boys and girls, I hope you had a wonderful weekend.  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:

February 5th: Quarter Mid-Point

February 12th: Class Valentine Exchange

February 15th: NO SCHOOL- President's Day
























PDF documents
ConnectED- Directions for Log In -
Emergency Contact Form 2015-16 -
Newsletter- February 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 -

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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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