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READING—Continue reading at home for 10 minutes and log it in the planner.  Students can also play freckle.com at home.  The class code is HOSEYP.

Skills:  main idea, making inferences, prefixes/suffixes, homophones, compound words

WRITING—We write everyday!   This month we will learn how to write a 5-sentence paragraph (topic sentence, 3 details, and a closing sentence).  We’re still working on: handwriting, spacing, capital letters, and ending punctuation.

SPELLING—Students are doing well noticing the ‘chunk’ and spelling a range of words.  We do 3 activities with the words each week and have a test on Friday.

MATH—Students should be able to count by 2s, 5s, and 10s all the way to 120.  We’ll talk about odd and even numbers, ordinal numbers (1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.), graphs, and reading a thermometer.  Students can now play ST Math at home.  Go to rcps.info and click on ‘students,’ then ‘Clever.’  Your child should know their username and password.

SCIENCE—Topics:  Ecosystems 

SOCIAL STUDIES—Topics:  Continents/Oceans, USA map, Christopher Columbus

 

NOTES...

BOOK ORDERS—Due October 8th.  CHECK OR ONLINE ONLY!  NO CASH!

Online code is FN3ZV.  We love getting books!! 

Remember to pay $10.00 for the student planner and Scholastic News. 

SIGN your student’s planner each night and log minutes/pages read. 

**We have had to review GOOD BEHAVIOR, especially walking in a line and being a good listener a lot lately.  Please remind your child each morning to do and be his/her best!  Be a leader, not a follower!—THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP WITH THIS MATTER! 

**WISH LIST:  fun stickers, sidewalk chalk, individually wrapped candy, any STEAM materials (clothes pins, craft sticks, construction paper, tape, etc.)