November 30 to December 4

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Welcome back!!!
We hope your holidays were fruitful and full of love!

This week we are sending a trip permission slip to you in preparation for an upcoming trip.  Please complete the form and return it with the fee by December 17th.  We must pay for this trip before we can secure the seated tickets.  We will let you know of the trip date after all slips have been returned.  Chaperons for this trip are very limited.  Please see your child’s teacher for information.  The cost of the trip is $14.

We have three full weeks before our longer winter break.  Please try your best to have your child at school on time, well rested and fed each day before the break.

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: Creative Writing
Pretend you won a lot of money in a contest.  Write a story about how you used the money to protect the world’s water, land and air.  Begin your story with the words: ” As soon as I got the money I…”

Choice #2:Terrific Trees
Write a story about a tree who became a child’s friend.  Be sure your story has a beginning middle and end, a plot (problem and solution) and characters and a clear setting.

Sight words: another, far, grow, hard, heard, kind, light, more, some, to