Weekly Announcements

A peek at the week...

Reading: This week we will begin Unit 2, Lesson 3. We will read Every Vote Counts!, Vote!, and A Plan for the People. There will a Reading test on Friday over Vote!

The essential question: Why do people make government work?

The genres: expository text

The comprehension strategy: reread

The comprehension skill: author's point of view

The vocabulary strategy: prefixes

The phonics/spelling skill: words with silent letters

The grammar skill: special nouns

English: This week we will look at special nouns. Some nouns have special plural forms. They do not add -s or -es to form plurals. Collective nouns name groups of people, places, or things.

Spelling: This week we will look at words with silent letters. There will be a Spelling test on Friday!

Math: This week we will continue Module 2. We will look at Lesson 12. The Mid-Module 2 Assessment will be this week. A study guide was completed today!

Science: We will continue Chapter 2: How Animals Live.

Social Studies: none


AR: Read, read, read! Deadline to earn 15 points is on 12/20!



Upcoming events and important dates...

  • Friday, October 20th: School Improvement, out at 11:20 a.m., 1st Quarter AR Party
  • Friday, October 27th: October Birthday Party
  • Monday, October 30th: out at 1:30 p.m., Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Tuesday, October 31st: Halloween Party
  • Thursday, November 2nd: out at 1:30 p.m., Parent/Teacher Conferences, October Homework Club
  • Friday, November 3rd: NO SCHOOL
  • Friday, November 10th: Midterm
  • Tuesday, November 21st: Thanksgiving Party
  • Wednesday, November 22-Friday, November 24th: NO SCHOOL, Thanksgiving Break
  • Thursday, November 30th: November Birthday Party
  • Friday, December 1st: November Homework Club