story this week is The Empty Pot. Take-home reader for
this week is: Silly Riddles. Please have your child read this
book Thursday night, sign it, and return it to school Friday.
words for this week are:
admire—to approve or respect
upset or guilty because one has done something wrong or has failed
strength to overcome fear
successor—a person who comes next
swarmed—to move in a large group
help your child study and learn these vocabulary words. The boys and
girls just need to have an understanding of the meaning of each
word. They will not have to write definitions on Vocabulary
Test. A test will be
given over take-home reader on Thursday. A selection test
will be given Friday over The Empty Pot.
Math: We're completing Chapter 8 this week on how to tell
time and graphs. This week we
will begin Chapter 9 and will be studying measurement. Please continue to
help your child learn addition and subtraction facts.
Spelling: (Suffixes –er, -est) Please help your child study the
following spelling words. A pretest will be given on Wednesday and a
final test will be given on Friday. If a student makes 100% on
Wednesday, they do not have to take the test again on Friday. (This
includes challenge words.)
Basic Words: higher, highest, slower,
slowest, happier, sillier, bigger, silliest, biggest, happiest
Challenge Words: successor, swarmed,
ashamed, worthy, admire, courage
should be applying good handwriting practices in daily work.
Language: We will be studying (Forms
of Be Verbs). Students will be
learning how to use the following verbs correctly: am, is, are, was, and were. Friday
we will begin studying Forms of Have.