Friday, November 14, 2014

Nov. 17-21, 2014

Please come join us and support DISCOVERY PUPS TEAM!!  We have been invited to participate in the MINI OLYMPICS at Villa Olimpica.  Students are very excited to participate. We will be going for three days, Wednesday 19, Thursday 20 and Friday the 21st from 8:30-11:30 am. Please make sure that your child has a good breakfast, wear sneakers, a cap, and sunscreen. We hope you can join us!

This week your child will learn the following:

Language Arts
Working With Words: Students will not be having working with words this week. They will be reviewing past words, as well as using the word wall for their writing. There will be no spelling challenge this Friday. It would benefit your child to review these words daily. You can help them by writing, chanting and defining these words.

Reading- Students will use MOUSE SOUP by Arnold Lobel, to sequence and retell story, including key details, and demonstrating understanding of the key message.

Writing- Students will use ADJECTIVES to write about their favorite animal.

Math – Students will continue with chapter 3 this week. They will use the Associative and Commutative Properties to add three numbers. We will also review the strategies learned to add in these past weeks.

Vocabulary:  Commutative Property, Associative Property, count on, doubles, doubles +1, doubles -1, ten frame and making ten, addition.

Science- Students will continue observing weather and learning about its elements. If you have any weather books you would like to share please send them with your child and label them with your child’s name.

Students can practice Addition Skill Builders C.3, C.4, C.5, C.6

Reading: 10 min Daily fill in Reading log

Reread  Bees and The Mud,& Two Large Stones

Reading: 10 min Daily fill in Reading log

Reading:  The Crickets& The Thorn Bush



Reading: 10 min Daily fill in Reading log

Language Arts: Adjectives worksheet


MAP Math
Soft Schools- Various math activities
CPS Math Practice- Page with various math links
MAP Reading
Olath Schools- AWESOME story site. You may have to register but it's free and worth it!

Study Zone- Language Arts test preparation activities

MIDTERM –Midterm Progress reports will be sent home next Friday, November 21. If you would like a conference with a teacher, and one has not been requested, please call the school to set up an appointment.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR – The School’s Community Service Club's will host a Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, November 22, Get your early Christmas shopping done! Spread the word with your family and friends!

FUNDACION ABRIGO – Once again, Discovery School support Fundacion Abrigo in their mission to lodge families from the rural areas who come to Hospital Escuela. WE are asking our school families to send 1 gallon of in the disinfectant per family, and to send it in by Friday, November 21. What a wonderful way to show our gratitude for what we have – to share what we have with those in need!

DPTO FAMILY BINGO NIGHT – The DPTO will be hosting fun filled BINGO evening for Discovery families and friends on Friday, December 5. Incredible prizes are in store for those who attend! Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Tickets are only L100!

BOOK DONATION - Amor Fe y Esperanza (AFE) is an organization located on the outskirts of Tegucigalpa that has been rescuing children from the garbage dump and breaking the cycle of poverty in their lives. AFE is in the process of furnishing its library. We are asking for any new or used Spanish books (children’s books, novels, nonfiction, encyclopedias etc.) you might have and that you would like to donate to the AFE library.  These books can be brought and given to your homeroom teacher.  If you would like more information about AFE, please visit their website at

SONG FEST – Please mark your calendars for this year’s Song Fest. There has been a change in time! The performances will begin at 5:30 p.m.

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