Monday, April 15, 2013

Week 33- April 15th-19th


Dear Parents,

We hope everyone had a wonderful long weekend!
We would very much appreciate if you could please send in a box of band-aides. We are slowly running out.
Just a reminder that the annual Fun Run is this weekend, Saturday, April 20th! Along with the run there will be fun activities for your child, like basketball, volleyball and 'The Greek Games' which will be run by the 5th Graders. The morning will then end with a delicious pancake breakfast! All the proceeds will be going towards technology for the school. We hope to see you there!
This Friday, April 19th, the school will be selling minutas during lunch and after school. The cost is 25lemps.
The annual Discovery BINGO fund raiser will be held Saturday, May 4th. There will be lunch sold starting at 11:00 am and the big game will start at 1:30 pm. All processed will be put towards technology.  Please read the school's Monday Memo for more information.
If you forgot to order your child'd picture you may still do so by picking up a form from Ms. Carolina, our receptionist, or printing out the from the Monday Memo.
Last, the Discovery summer camp starts June 9th. If you are interested in enrolling your child, please pick up a from from Ms. Carolina or print one from the Monday Memo and return it to Ms. Carolina. For more information, please read the Monday Memo.
This week, your child will be inquiring into the following:

Language Arts
Phonics- This week's words are turned, here, why, asked, and went. Your child will be learning these words and reviewing older words through various chants and activities.
Reading-This week your child will be reading various poems to celebrate Poetry Month. Your child will be learning about why poems are written, rhyme, and how to use compound words to decode new words.
Writing- Your child will be learning about time order words and sequencing.

Math- The class will be investigating how to read and use schedules, days of the week and months of the year. Your child will also be finishing up Chapter 6 this week.

Social Studies- The class will be inquiring into needs and wants, and goods and services this week.

Homework

Tuesday
Reading-Read for at least 10 minutes and fill out the reading log.
Math- Using Data worksheet
Social Studies- Find and/or draw pictures of needs and wants

Wednesday
Reading-Read for at least 10 minutes and fill out the reading log
                   -read 'The Faces of the Clock' poem and answer the questions
Math- Days of the Week crossword
Phonics-Activity

Thursday
Reading-Read for at least 10 minutes and fill out the reading log.
Math- Review worksheet
Phonics- Study for Friday's spelling challenge

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