November 2 to 6

Monday, November 2, 2015

Here we are in a new month!!
We have parent conferences, a school festival, a field trip and more, planned for this month!

Students will begin their first research project this month.  Please look for details about the project in the take home folders this week!

Home Assignments:

  • Read daily 15 minute minimum 7 days (track on the contract due Mon)
  • Math Home link (make it more challenging for your child as needed)
  • Word study: daily practice sight words for improved reading fluency (5 days)
  • Writing Application: Mon plan, Tues draft, Wed revise, Thurs edit, Fri submit

Writing Application Choices:

Choice #1:Dear Diary
Pretend you went on a camping trip in the woods.  Make a diary entry that tells about your trip.  Did anything funny or exciting happen?  For each day of your imaginary trip, write the date and what you saw and did.

Choice #2 Camper’s Workbook
Make a picture dictionary of camping and hiking words.  Write a list of words and for each word draw a picture and a definition.  Then use the word in a sentence that tells about the picture.

Sight words: before, eye, few, happy, high, my, open, people, starts, yellow