Dec. 3-7


How can it be December already?  Great news…our Pen Pals in Bay Shore, NY received our letters last week.  According to their teacher they are very excited and are in the process of writing us back.  

What’s happening this week?

Reading:  Novel studies begin.  Students will be reading an assigned novel in class, answering questions and discussing with their classmates during Book Club meetings.  Author’s Purpose review.  Read the Hawaii story in Storyworks magazine.  Quiz on Hawaii story Friday.

Vocab:  same words as last week…quiz Friday.

VS:  Jamestown test Tues.

Science:  Planets

Math:  Long Division.  Computation Quiz this week, date TBD (Wed or Thurs?)  (Computation quiz on addition, subtraction and multiplication only.)  

Writing/ELA:  Editing, revising.  Proofreading marks.  Using a thesaurus.

Important dates:

Tues. 12/4:  Jamestown test

Wed. 12/5 Young Scientists 

Fri 12/7:  Reading quiz (Storyworks Hawaii), vocab quiz, CUBS NIGHT IN!!!  (I’ll be there with Mrs. Shaffer with the IPads.)

Dec. 12:  School-wide Spelling Bee.  Go Dhruv!!

Dec. 19:  Last day of school before Winter Break.  Winter Celebration (party), details TBD



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