Sunday, September 1, 2013

Week 5 September 2nd- 6th, 2013

Septemeber 2,2013

Dear Parents,

I hope you enjoyed your weekend!

Next Thursday, September 12th, the school will be having the Independence Day celebrations starting at 9:00 am. We will begin the celebrations by having a traditional Honduran breakfast in the classroom. Each student is responsible to bring in his/her assigned food item. These items will be assigned next Monday and a note will be sent home in your child's folder. Please check the folder. This is a half day. Students will be going home at 11:45 am. Your child does not need to bring in a snack for break or lunch that day. Your child is encouraged to wear traditional Honduran clothing or blue and white. There will be no school Friday, September 13th, and Monday, September 16th. Classes resume on Tuesday, September 17th.

Thank you for having your kids practice IXL,Keep up the good work !!

This week, your child will inquire into the following:

Language Arts

 •Phonics -This week´s words are many, then, them, these, so. Your child will be learning the spelling and meaning of these words plus reviewing other Fry words through various activities and chants.
 •Reading- This week your child will begin reading Danny and the Dinosaur by Syd Hoff. Your child be learning the reading skills making predictions, identifying characters, setting (when and where), sequencing (beginning, middle, and end), using context clues to understand the meanings of words within the text.

 •Writing- Your child will be inquring into how to choose a writing topic, and adding details to strengthen their writing.

Math- This week your child will be starting Chatper 2. Your child will be learning how to solve joining/ addition problems. There are math on-line activities under the 'Links' heading that your child can play to practice addition.

Theme- Social Studies-- This week your child will be finishing the unit on Citizenship. He /she will finish up this unit by creating a Citizenship quilt. The class will also be starting the next unit, All About Me. Your child will be identifying his/her role in his/her immediate family.

Practice at least 3times a week for 15 minutes.



·  Reading- read for 10 minutes and fill in the Reading Log

· Math-  least to greatestest worksheet

· Language Arts- Rhyming words


·  Reading- read for 10 minutes and fill in the Reading Log

· Math- math game

· Language Arts - book information  worksheet


· Reading- read for 10 minutes and fill in the Reading Log

· Math – stories about joining

· Language Arts- spelling worksheet


· Reading- read for 10 minutes and fill in the Reading Log

· Math – using counters to add worksheet

· Language Arts- choose the correct word worksheet


Independence Day Celebration- Thursday, September 12th

Early Release- Thursday, September 12th, 11:45 am

No School- Friday, September 13th and Monday, September 16th.

FROM THE COUNSELOR’S OFFICE – Ms. Marilis will meet with our Juniors and Seniors for the SCAD University Visit on Monday, September 2, at 11:00 a.m. Following this they will receive the Bentley University Visit- at 12:00 noon.

On Thursday, September 5 our Juniors and Seniors will attend the CIS College Tour at the American School from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Please check Mr. Marilis’ blog for more information on these events.

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