November 9 to 13

Monday, November 9, 2015

This is a strange week for attendance:  No School Wednesday or Friday this week.

We will proceed as usual with home assignments.  Please be sure you are using some of your time off to prepare the research project (Due November 16th)

Please note that the school festival has been postponed until April.

We need snack contributions.

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: A Description
Pretend you are a musical instrument! What do you look like?  How are you played? What kind of sounds do you make? Write about yourself.

Choice #2:Fact File: Mozart was a famous musician who lived in the 1700s.  He started playing music at the age of four.  He began writing music when he was only five years old! Write about a musician you know about.

Sight words: afraid, dark, for, kept, many, might, own, show, why, would