Weekly Announcements

A peek at the week...

Reading: This week we will look at Unit 3, Week 4. We will read Bats Did It First, Big Ideas from Nature, and Perdix Invents the Saw. There will be a test on Friday over Big Ideas from Nature.


The essential question: What ideas can we get from nature?

The genres: expository text, folktale, and myth

The comprehension strategy: summarize

The comprehension skill: main idea and key details

The phonics/spelling skill: prefixes pre-, dis-, mis-

The grammar skill: future tense verbs


English: This week we will look at future tense verbs. Verbs can show actions that happen in the present or in the past. They can also show action in the future. A future tense verb describes an action that is going to happen. Use "will" with a verb to form the future tense. A future tense verb must agree with its subject. We will also look at how to write book titles.


Spelling: This week we will look at words that have prefixes: pre-, dis-, mis-. There will be a Spelling test on Friday!


Math: This week we will continue Module 3. We will look at Lessons 13-17.


Science: We will finish Chapter 3: Where Plants and Animals Live. There will be a study guide on Tuesday and a test on Thursday!

Social Studies: none


AR: Read, read, read! The 2nd Quarter deadline to earn 15 points is on December 21st!



Upcoming events and important dates...


  • Monday, December 17th:Grinch Day
  • Wednesday, December 19th:December Birthday Party, out at 1:55 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 20th:December Homework Club, out at 1:55 p.m.
  • Friday, December 21st:Christmas Party, early dismissal at 1:20 p.m., end of 2nd Quarter
  • Monday, December 24th-Friday, January 4th:NO SCHOOL
  • Monday, December 7th:Teacher Institute, NO SCHOOL for students!
  • Tuesday, December 8th:First day back!