Weekly Newsletter for 5/16/14

Dear Room 4 Families,

The Mandarin Program Spring Showcase is tonight! Please meet in Room 4 at 5:30. We will start heading out to the cafeteria at 5:45. If you are late, please join our class for the group song on the sides of the risers.

English Language Arts

Working on:  vowel consonant e syllables, problem/solution, multiple meaning words, text features, expository writing.

Next Week’s Spelling Words: https://graceyou.com/2nd-6-5-pushing-up-the-sky/


Our class is currently on Topic 19 – Multiplication Facts and we will be taking our test next week. Please continue working with your child on reviewing skills such as regrouping, telling time, and fractions.

Current Textbook Lessons: Shuang Shuang 3.6, Better Chinese Lesson 22
Things we did:

  • Learned about prices and buying things in Chinese
  • Wrote our own poem about our favorite season
  • Learned about the seasons and the weather
  • Practiced for the Mandarin Showcase
  • Practiced new grammar patterns using our vocabulary words
  • Learned how to write our dictation words in stroke order
  • 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-33-34/  (The next 2 weeks are on the same page)

Lingt: http://lingtlanguage.com/takeassignment/1748240028194664/


Room 4 could use some:

  • Reams of white copy paper
  • Gallon and snack sized Ziploc bags
  • Baby wipes/scrubby wipes (Kirkland brand preferred)
  • Boxes of tissues
  • Band-aids
  • Children’s safety scissors
  • Any new or gently used items to be given away as prizes for our raffle

Have a great weekend!

-Ms. You

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