October 29-November 2, 2018

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Thanks for all the donations of candy corn and toothpicks!  We will be using these for an activity on Wednesday. 

Here’s what we are learning this week:

Reading:  Review of Main Idea, Summarizing, and Author’s Purpose with Halloween/Fall passages.

Vocab:  10 new words from a Halloween story:  substitute, familiars (2 diff meanings), harvest, evolve, deceased, practice, Celtic, associated, immigrated, Halloween.  Quiz Friday.

Writing:  Writing a paragraph with a topic sentence, related details and a conclusion.  Commas in dates, in a series, and cities and states.

Math:  Fractions SOL 4.2:  equivalent fractions, understanding that a fraction is a division statement, comparing and ordering.  Quiz Fri ? or early next week.  (We will add and subtract fractions later in the year.)

Science:  Finish our unit on weather.

Important dates:

Tues. 10/30:  Fire Safety homework in booklets due

Wed. 10/31:  Happy Halloween and lesson from fireman.

Friday, 11/2:  Donuts for Dads, Math Quiz??, Vocab quiz

NO SCHOOL for students Tuesday. 11/6.  Please sign up for a fall conference if you have not done so already.

Have a fantastic week and I look forward to seeing you soon at Fall conferences.

 

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