Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Week 12 October 21st-25th

Week 12
October 21, 2013

Dear Parents,

Hope everyone had a great long weekend!

This is a short week for students. Please save the date for Student Led Conferences this Friday October 25th. There is no school for students on that day. You will be allotted a time during which you and your child can come to class together. During this time, your child will show you around the classroom and explain what he/she has been learning. It is also the time you will receive your child's report card and when the teacher will discuss with you any concerns that she might have regarding your child's learning. There will be a slip going home with your assigned time. Please be punctual.

'Book Character Day' is not too far away. We would like to remind you that your child will be encouraged to come dressed like his/her favorite book character on Thursday, October 31st and be ready to present his/her costume and book to the class. There is a link to 'Country Living' that shows how to make homemade costumes under the 'Links' heading for the parents who are thinking of making a costume.

A quick reminder to all parents, check your child's specials teachers' blogs weekly.

This week your child will be inquiring into the following:

Language Arts
Working with Words- This week your child will be reviewing all the Word Wall words with various chants and activities. Spelling Challenge is on Thursday, the words are the same as last week. number, no, could, people, and way

Reading- Your child will continue learning how to retell information in his/her own words.

Writing- Your child will be writing an informational piece about what he /she learned about the U.N.

Math- This week your child will be reviewing addition and getting ready to finish Chapter 3. Chapter 4 will be about subtraction. You can help your child get ready for this chapter by playing some of the online math activities found under the 'Links' heading.

Social Studies- your child will be creating a U.N. mural based on the information he/she learned about the U.N.

HomeworkIXL: B10, B11, B12

No School

Reading-Read for 10 minutes and fill in the reading log.
Math- Sums of 10 worksheet
Writing- Asking and Telling Sentences worksheet

Reading-Read for 10 minutes and fill in the reading log.
Math- Draw a Picture worksheet
Spanish- worksheet   

Reading-Read for 10 minutes and fill in the reading log.
Math- Chapter Review worksheet


Student Led Conference- Friday, October 25th
U.N. Celebration- Wednesday, October 30th Early Dismissal
Book Character Day- Thursday, October 31st


REPORT CARDS AND CONFERENCES – We will be issuing the report cards for the first quarter this Friday, October 25. Please make sure that you are planning to attend the meetings with your child’s teachers to discuss the academic progress in the first quarter.
VOLUNTEERS FOR THE U.N. DAY FASHION SHOW -  The DPTO is organizing an International Fashion Show for the UN Day, and we need your help! If you want to participate by modeling or by lending us any typical costume that you may have, please contact Marielos or Alexanderia at the following email addresses:  mmm9487@yahoo.com  or  amhaidara05@yahoo.com
DONATIONS NEEDED:  Don’t forget to send in cereal boxes for Ya Tengo Donde Escribir” between now and November 20. The grade that brought the most boxes will be awarded a pizza party or ice cream party! Please help us help those in need!
For Early Childhood and Elementary Only:

CHILDREN’S OPERA AT THE MANUEL BONILLA – Grades Kindergarten through Fifth have been invited to the presentation of LA TORTUGA Y LA MAGICA CANCION UWUNGELEMA, the first Children’s Opera to be presented in Honduras. This opera ws wriiten and directed by Maestro Jorge Mejia. The students will be attending this presentation on Wednesday, November 6. We will leave the school at 8:00 a.m. and return at around 11:00 a.m. The fee for the entrance and transportation is L180.00, which must be sent to the school no later than Friday, November 1. For this field trip, each grade must have one parent chaperon for every 4 students. If you are interested, please contact your child’s teacher.

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