Friday, December 5, 2014

December 8, 201

Dear Parents,

Hope you had a wonderful weekend getting ready for Christmas!!!!      HO, HO, HO…..

This Friday December 12th, first grade will have a birthday celebration during lunchtime. Pizza, drinks, and cake will be provided for the students. 

This week your child will be inquiring into the following:

Language Arts
Working With Words: New words have been for this week. We will be reviewing past word lists through various chants and activities.
over, new, sound, take, only  brother

Reading: Students will begin reading Morris Goes to School. Model to students how to find the definition of a word using the text. We will also learn new vocabulary.
Vocabulary :
Moose, eye, gumdrop, wrong, pennies, arithmetic, yelled, hoofs, sting, antlers

Writing:  Students will read Froggy’s Day With Dad By: Jonathan London and think about a “Special Day” in their life. Be ready to discuss with partners.

Math: We will finish Chapter 4, which is about subtraction. For the rest of the week, we will review addition and subtraction strategies learned to solve problems within 20.

Science: Students will begin our study of CLOUDS and the different kinds of clouds. Also we will discuss the WATER CYCLE, and learn important information about it.

Reading: Read for at least 10 minutes and record pages read in log.
Language: Word Search with sight words
Math: Worksheet pg. 83-84
IXL:  A.10

Reading: Read for at least 10 minutes and record pages read in log.
Language: Worksheet about reading a story and filling the chart of nouns and not nouns.
Math:  Addition and Subtraction Worksheet
IXL:  A.14

Reading: Read for at least 10 minutes and record pages read in log.
Spanish: Worksheet
Math:  Addition and Subtraction Worksheet
IXL:  A.15

Reading: Read for at least 10 minutes and record pages read in log.
Working With Words: Study spelling words.

Math:  Addition and Subtraction Worksheet
IXL:  A.17


SONGFEST – Please mark your calendars for this Friday, December 12. Our students’ performances will begin at 5:30 p.m.

XMAS BASKETS - Christmas is the season to open our hearts and share with those around us that need it most. It has been a tradition at Discovery School for students to come together and contribute in assembling baskets of goods for our support personnel.  We are asking for your cooperation in sending the following:

Nursery/Pre-Kinder and 6th grade student’s 1 5-lb bag of beans

Kinder and 7th grade students                       1 5 lb bag of rice

1st grade and 8th grade student’s                   1 5-lb bag of sugar

2nd grade and 9th grade students                   1 bottle or 2 bags of oil, 2 boxes of        margarine, OR
3 lbs of lard
3rd grade and 10th grade students                 1 4lb-bag of MASECA

4th grade and 11th grade students        3lbs of spaghetti (six packages) OR 1       bag of coffee

5th grade and 12th grade students                 4 packages of tomato paste

Please feel free to send any additional goodies that you want to share with our devoted staff, such as canned goods, instant soups, cookies and crackers, or anything else that does not require refrigeration.  Please send these items no later than Monday, December 15th. Your cooperation will be deeply appreciated.

SWEATERS AND JACKETS – Children often tend to misplace their jackets and sweaters during this cold season. We ask parents, teachers and students to take any clothing item they find to Ms. Carolina (Lost and Found box located in the main office).

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