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Welcome back to another great week at VCS!  I hope you are enjoying the beautiful fall weather.  We are preparing for Book-O-Ween coming up on the 31st and we will send home more information soon.  We are also putting together a basket for the Buffalo Basket Auction and our theme is "Family Night."  Please send in any donations for the basket by the 23rd.  Don't forget about our Sea World trip November 7th. We are very excited!  Have a fabulous week!

 

 PI Opportunities: I have been sending home items that I need cut or laminated.  If you would like any at home projects please let me know.  I can always use a hand in the classroom as well.  Let me know when you can come in.


 A Glance at Our Week: October 20th-24th

Reading/Language Arts: UNIT 2 Week 5

Shared Read: "Empanada Day"

Genre: Poetry

Comprehension Strategy: Limerick and Free Verse; Literary Elements: Alliteration and Free Verse

Comprehension Skill:  Point of View

Vocabulary Strategy: Similies

Grammar: Review singular possessives nouns; mechanics and usage; apostrophes in possessive nouns

 

Literature Anthology (Close Reading)- "The Inventor Thinks Up Helicopters and Ornithopter"

Genre: Poetry

Paired Read- "Montgolfier Brothers' Hot Air Balloon"

Genre: Poetry

Phonics/Fluency- Open Syllables

Vocabulary Words- (We are currently on Unit 2 Week 5)  Can be found in  your child's agenda or as a PDF document below. 

Spelling Words- (We are currently on Unit 2 Week 5.)   Spelling words are in your child's agenda and are located as a PDF below.

 

Math- Chapter 5 (Use Multiplication Facts)

Math Facts: This week we will focus on multiplication facts (4's). Students will practice 25 multiplication facts in class Monday-Thursday (timed for 1 minute). Friday's fact assessment will be taken as a grade.

 

Writing:  Main Idea & Supporting Details

 

Science:  Classifying Plants and Animals

Important Dates:

October 31st:  Book-O-Ween (more info to come)

November 7th: SeaWorld Field trip

November 8th: Buffalo Benefit Basket (Lake Miona Recreation Center) 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

November 12th: Progress Reports

November 24th-28th: FALL BREAK

Helpful Websites:

www-k6.thinkcentral.com - science and math

www.connected.mcgraw-hill.com - social studies and reading

 

Contact: MaryBeth.Klima@tvcs.org

PDF documents
connect ed directions -
Daily Schedule -
Handwriting - print and cursive
October Newsletter -
reading vocabulary words - all units
school calendar - 2014-2015
Sea World Permission Form -
spelling list all units -
SSYRA book list - 2014-15
think central directions - use for math and science
volunteer application page 1 - 2014-15
volunteer application page 2 - 2014-15

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