Week of October 30th

Hi parents,

Halloween is coming up this week.  Please remind your children that we do not allow Halloween costumes to be worn to school.  Thank you! Have a great week!

**Important** Federal Surveys are going home on Monday.  Please complete and return to school by November 9th.  It helps our school qualify for Federal programs and resources.

Big Smiles In-School Dental program will be here December 8th.

    They will be providing preventative dental care to students whose parents sign the permission slips. These will be going home with your students on October 30th. Please make sure to turn in the signed permission slips to the office by November 9th! Thank you!

 

This week in:

Language Arts–  Review text evidence to support the authors Point of View.  Incorporate supporting quotations into our writing.

             Questions to ask your child: “What is a simile?”  (A comparison between two different things using the words “like” or “as”.)

 

Spelling- Consonant –le syllable pattern

 

Writing– Opinion Writing.  Finish prompt citing 2 sources, “Should Dogs Work?”  Begin personal narrative using information from the 2 articles; Write a story from Izzy’s (dog) point of view. Ie, Tell about your day on the job at the airport.

 

Math– Continue Chapter 7: Division Strategies

 

Students may practice Math skills at Dreambox.com

Science- Continue unit on Heredity and Genetic Traits.       

           Questions to ask your child:  “How do changes in the environment affect the organisms living in it?”  (Think about air and water pollution, fires and invasive plants.)

 

 Upcoming Events

  • October 31stAnniversary School Wide Photo. Wear School Spirit wear or blue and/ or gray.
  • November 7th Wolf Canyon 10th Anniversary Celebration, 9am
  • November 10thNo School, Veteran’s Day
  • November 20th– 24th Thanksgiving Break, No School
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Week of October 23rd

Hi parents, Halloween is coming up next week.  Please remind your children that we do not allow Halloween costumes to be worn to school.  Thank you! Have a great week!

This week in:

Language Arts–  Review text evidence to support your opinion.  Incorporate supporting quotations in our writing. Identify the authors Point of View.

 

Spelling- Open Syllable Patterns

 

Writing– Opinion Writing.  Finish  “From a Farm Near You” and begin an Opinion prompt citing 2 sources.

 

Math– Chapter 7: Division Strategies

 

Students may practice Math skills at Dreambox.com

Science- Continue unit on Heredity and Genetic Traits.       

           Questions to ask your child:  “What is a genetic trait?”  (ie The color of our hair and eyes.  The shape of our nose and ears, etc.)

 

 Upcoming Events

 

  • October 31st Anniversary School Wide Photo. Wear School Spirit wear or blue and/ or gray.
  • November 7th Wolf Canyon 10th Anniversary, 9am
  • November 10th No School, Veteran’s Day
  • November 20th – 24th Thanksgiving Break, No School

Week of October 9th

This week in:

Language Arts–  Continue narrative line plots, story structure and sequence of events. Review text connections by finding evidence to answer the “why”.

Spelling- “r” controlled vowels: er, ir and ur

Writing– Opinion Writing.  Finish “Should Schools be Year-round” and begin “No More Chocolate Milk”.

Math– The Distributive Property, test on Tuesday.

Students may practice Math skills at Dreambox.com

Science- Topic: Animals form groups to survive.       

           Questions to ask your child:  “How and why do animals form groups?” “Why do humans usually live with or near one another? (To share resources, and because there is safety in numbers.)

 Upcoming Events

  • October 10thFall Picture Day
  • October 16th– 20th Red Ribbon Week
  • October 17thPicture Make-up Day
  • October 20thLaw Enforcement Day

Week of October 2nd

This week in:

Language Arts–  Narrative line plots, story structure and sequence of events.

       Question to ask your child: “What are some parts of the story structure/ narrative line plots?”  (Characters, setting, beginning, sequence of events, climax, resolution, ending.

Spelling- “r” controlled vowels

Writing– Model Opinion Responses

Math– The Distributive Property

Students may practice Math skills on Dreambox and Chapter 4 lesson 4 on ThinkCentral.com

Upcoming Events

  • October 3rd Students return
  • October 10th Fall Picture Day
  • October 16th – 20th Red Ribbon Week
  • October 17th Picture Make-up Day
  • October 20th Law Enforcement Day