Weekly Newsletter for 11/22/13

Dear Room 4 Families,

Our students had a great time on Thursday with Stone Soup. Thank you for all of your contributions!

Announcements

  • There is no school next week for Thanksgiving Break. We will return to school on Monday, December 2nd. Your child’s heritage doll is due at this time.
  • Please check the parent-teacher conference schedule for your time slot. Conferences will be on 12/3-12/6. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday will be minimum days. There will be no school Friday, 12/6.
  • We will return to school on Monday, December 2nd. Your child’s heritage doll is due at this time.
  • The Winter Concert will be on Saturday 12/7 in conjunction with the PTA pancake breakfast. You can read more about it here.

English Language Arts

Working on: Possessive and plural nouns, parts of speech (noun, adjective, verb), long a spelling, synonyms and antonyms
Next week’s spelling words: https://graceyou.com/2nd-3-2-abuelo-and-the-three-bears/

Math
Currently on: Topic 8 – Estimating Sums and Differences.

Chinese
Current Textbook Lessons: Shuang Shuang 2.7
Things we did:

  • Learned the verbs for standing, sitting, walking, and running
  • Studied  grammatical structures
  • Reviewed family names
  • Practiced our dictation words, different variations of reading aloud, writing, singing songs, searching for our vocabulary words in our text.

Next week’s dictation words: https://graceyou.com/dictation-week-14/

Volunteers, etc.

Our classroom could use some: gallon and snack sized ziplock bags, two-prong brads,  tissue boxes, a can of compressed air (to clean out electronics with), and reams of white paper. Also, if someone had an extra iPad 2 screen protector, we could put that to good use!

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving break!

-Ms. You

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