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Week of May 21st, 2018

Snacks –  We are running very low on snacks.  If you have not donated snacks in a while, please consider donating some.  There are currently 25 students in our class.

 

NWEA Testing – Students will take the NWEA tests on May 30th and 31st.

 

Math – This week we will continue with Unit 9.   Students will continue practicing rounding numbers and place value.  We will also continue reviewing all concepts that we’ve studied this year.  Students will continue their individualized small group math instruction and Mobymax.  Students may work on their Mobymax at home as well as at school.

 

Language Arts – We will continue reading our final novel of the school year this week The City of Ember by Jeanne Duprau.  This week students will review parts of speech.  Students will continue to work with story structure in their writing. Finally, students will continue their individualized reading on Raz-Kids.com and Moby Max reading.    

 

Social Studies – This week we will learn about Iraq through our Passports program.  This quarter I am asking parents to come into the classroom and share their experiences living, and visiting other countries.  If you would like to share a country you’ve been to with our class, please email me at mmwebb@cps.edu to schedule a time that is convenient for you and the class.

 

Science – This week students will begin learning about seeds, and how insects work with plants to keep our world in balance.              

 

 If you have any questions, please e-mail me at mmwebb@cps.edu or call me at 773-535-0970.

 For your convenience the homework chart for the week is on the reverse of this overview.

 

Sincerely,

Ms. Webb

Homework chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math and Reading Comprehension Work Homework Sheet #124 Money and Writing Homework Sheet #125 Vocabulary and Review Homework Sheet #126 Phonics and Place Value Homework Sheet #127 Geometry and Comprehension None
Reading Comprehension Sheet Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet Re-Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Re-read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Answer all of the questions on this week’s sheet, and turn it in tomorrow.
Writing: Write a story this week about anything you want. None
 Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes

 

Week of May 14th, 2018

Mural Painting – Second graders at Ray are painting a special mural.  All second graders will have a chance to work on the mural once.  We are painting on Fridays and we will be using permanent paint. So please send your students to school on Fridays with clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty (or a smock).

 

Walk-a-Thon May 18th – Register your student for this Friday’s walk-a-thon at rayschool.dojiggy.com and begin fundraising to be entered into weekly drawings for cool stuff – museum memberships, gift cards, sports tickets and more!  Every student who raises at least $50 gets a chance to sink a teacher in the dunk tank on the last day of school.

 

Math – This week we will continue with Unit 9.   Students will continue exploring area and perimeter, and review many concepts from this school year.  Students will continue their individualized small group math instruction and Mobymax. Students may work on their Mobymax at home as well as at school.   

 

Language Arts – We will continue reading our final novel of the school year this week The City of Ember by Jeanne Duprau.  This week students will continue reviewing inference.  Students will continue to work with story structure in their writing. Finally, students will continue their individualized reading on Raz-Kids.com and Moby Max reading.    

 

Social Studies – This week we will learn about Iraq through our Passports program.  This quarter I am asking parents to come into the classroom and share their experiences living, and visiting other countries.  If you would like to share a country you’ve been to with our class, please email me at mmwebb@cps.edu to schedule a time that is convenient for you and the class.

 

Science – This week students will finish sharing their insect projects with the class.  In addition, students will learn about the important role insects play in our ecosystem.              

 

 If you have any questions, please e-mail me at mmwebb@cps.edu or call me at 773-535-0970.

 For your convenience the homework chart for the week is on the reverse of this overview.

 

Sincerely,

Ms. Webb

Homework chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math and Reading Comprehension Work Homework Sheet #120 Vocabulary and Arrays Homework Sheet #121 Place Value and Phonics Homework Sheet #122 Measurement and Comprehension Homework Sheet #123 Problem Solving and Grammar None
Reading Comprehension Sheet Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet Re-Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Re-read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Answer all of the questions on this week’s sheet, and turn it in tomorrow.
Writing: Write a story this week about anything you want. None
 Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes

 

 

Week of April 30, 2018

Mural Painting – Second graders at Ray are painting a special mural.  All second graders will have a chance to work on the mural once.  We are painting on Fridays and we will be using permanent paint. So please send your students to school on Fridays with clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty (or a smock).

 

Walk-a-Thon May 18th – Register your student for the walk-a-thon at rayschool.dojiggy.com and begin fundraising to be entered into weekly drawings for cool stuff – museum memberships, gift cards, sports tickets and more!  Every student who raises at least $50 gets a chance to sink a teacher in the dunk tank on the last day of school.

 

Save the Date!  Just Get Sleep Fundraiser on May 6th – On Sunday May 6th you will have the opportunity to buy a new mattress in the Ray lunchroom at up to 50% off retail, with 20% of every sale donated back to Ray. Take advantage of this great deal and support Ray at the same time – WIN WIN!

 

Math – This week we will begin Unit 9.   Students will learn about fractions, and review many concepts from this school year.  Students will continue their individualized small group math instruction and Mobymax. Students may work on their Mobymax at home as well as at school.   

 

Language Arts – We will continue reading our final novel of the school year this week The City of Ember by Jeanne Duprau.  This week students will review reference materials and characteristics of informational texts.  Students will continue to work with story structure in their writing. Finally, students will continue their individualized reading on Raz-Kids.com and Moby Max reading.    

 

Social Studies – This week we will learn about Mexico through our Passports program.  We will also have a presentation on the US territory of Puerto Rico. This quarter I am asking parents to come into the classroom and share their experiences living, and visiting other countries.  If you would like to share a country you’ve been to with our class, please email me at mmwebb@cps.edu to schedule a time that is convenient for you and the class.

 

Science – Instructions for our insects project have been sent home.  Students will create their own “Save The Insects” brochure about the insect of their choice.  Projects are due on May 4th. In school, we will continue learning about our insects and plants.  Students will continue learning about the life cycle of insects this week.

 

 If you have any questions, please e-mail me at mmwebb@cps.edu or call me at 773-535-0970.

 For your convenience the homework chart for the week is below.

 

Sincerely,

Ms. Webb

Homework chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math and Reading Comprehension Work Homework Sheet #112 Comprehension and Measurement Homework Sheet #113 Problem Solving and Grammar Homework Sheet #114 Money and Writing Homework Sheet #115 Review and Vocabulary None
Reading Comprehension Sheet Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet Re-Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Re-read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Answer all of the questions on this week’s sheet, and turn it in tomorrow.
Writing: Write a story this week about anything you want. None
 Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes

 

Week of April 23rd, 2018

Farewell to Ms. Schuch – Ms. Schuch’s final day with us will be this Friday.  She is graduating and preparing for her first year as a classroom teacher.  We will be celebrating her time with us on Friday.

 

Mural Painting – Second graders at Ray are painting a special mural.  All second graders will have a chance to work on the mural once.  We are painting on Fridays and we will be using permanent paint. So please send your students to school on Fridays with clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty (or a smock).

 

Walk-a-Thon May 18th – Register your student for the walk-a-thon at rayschool.dojiggy.com and begin fundraising to be entered into weekly drawings for cool stuff – museum memberships, gift cards, sports tickets and more!  Every student who raises at least $50 gets a chance to sink a teacher in the dunk tank on the last day of school.

 

Save the Date!  Just Get Sleep Fundraiser on May 6th – On Sunday May 6th you will have the opportunity to buy a new mattress in the Ray lunchroom at up to 50% off retail, with 20% of every sale donated back to Ray. Take advantage of this great deal and support Ray at the same time – WIN WIN!

 

Math – This week we will finish Unit 8.   Students will continue exploring geometry, and review multiplication and division.  We will plan to take the Unit 8 test on Thursday. Study packets will be sent home. Please complete the study packet with your student. Students will continue their individualized small group math instruction and Mobymax.  Students may work on their Mobymax at home as well as at school.

 

Language Arts – We will continue reading our final novel of the school year this week The City of Ember by Jeanne Duprau.  This week students will review metaphors and similes.  Students will continue to work with story structure in their writing. Finally, students will continue their individualized reading on Raz-Kids.com and Moby Max reading.    

 

Social Studies – This week we will learn about Thailand and Russia through our Passports program.  This quarter I am asking parents to come into the classroom and share their experiences living, and visiting other countries.  If you would like to share a country you’ve been to with our class, please email me at mmwebb@cps.edu to schedule a time that is convenient for you and the class.

 

Science – Instructions for our insects project have been sent home.  Students will create their own “Save The Insects” brochure about the insect of their choice.  Projects are due on May 4th. In school, we will continue learning about our insects and plants.  Students will continue learning about the life cycle of insects this week. In addition students will continue to observe our chysali  as they prepare for the next stage of their lifecycle.

 

 If you have any questions, please e-mail me at mmwebb@cps.edu or call me at 773-535-0970.

 For your convenience the homework chart for the week is below.

Sincerely,

Ms. Webb & Ms. Schuch

 

Homework chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math and Reading Comprehension Work Homework Sheet #108 Grammar and Problem Solving Homework Sheet #109 Telling Time and Writing Homework Sheet #110 Skip-Counting and Vocabulary Homework Sheet #111 Place Value and Phonics None
Reading Comprehension Sheet Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet Re-Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Re-read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Answer all of the questions on this week’s sheet, and turn it in tomorrow.
Writing: Write a story this week about anything you want. None
 Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes

 

Week of April 16th, 2018

Report Card Pickup – Spring parent teacher conferences are this Wednesday, April 18th.  If you have not scheduled a conference time yet, please email me at mmwebb@cps.edu with your preference.  I will begin conferences at 11:00am, and will end them at 6:00pm.  I will take a break during the 3:00 hour. Please let me know the hour of your first and second choice time.

 

Mural Painting – Second graders at Ray are painting a special mural.  All second graders will have a chance to work on the mural once.  We are painting on Fridays and we will be using permanent paint. So please send your students to school on Fridays with clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty (or a smock).

 

Book Fair – The Ray school book fair is this week.  Please plan on stopping by during report card pickup, or send money to school for your student to shop the book fair with.

 

Walk-a-Thon May 18th – Register your student for the walk-a-thon at rayschool.dojiggy.com and begin fundraising to be entered into weekly drawings for cool stuff – museum memberships, gift cards, sports tickets and more!  Every student who raises at least $50 gets a chance to sink a teacher in the dunk tank on the last day of school.

 

Save the Date!  Just Get Sleep Fundraiser on May 6th – On Sunday May 6th you will have the opportunity to buy a new mattress in the Ray lunchroom at up to 50% off retail, with 20% of every sale donated back to Ray. Take advantage of this great deal and support Ray at the same time – WIN WIN!

 

Math – This week we will continue working on Unit 8.   Students will continue exploring geometry. Students will learn about different types of triangles, and symmetry.  Students will also review arrays and their multiplication studies. Students will continue their individualized small group math instruction and Mobymax.  Students may work on their Mobymax at home as well as at school.

 

Language Arts – We will continue reading our final novel of the school year this week The City of Ember by Jeanne Duprau.  This week students will review story structure, and practice using the elements of a good story in their own writing. Finally, students will continue their individualized reading on Raz-Kids.com and Moby Max reading.    

 

Social Studies – This week we will learn about Belgium through our Passports program.  This quarter I am asking parents to come into the classroom and share their experiences living, and visiting other countries.  If you would like to share a country you’ve been to with our class, please email me at mmwebb@cps.edu to schedule a time that is convenient for you and the class.

 

Science – Instructions are going home this week for our final project of the school year.  Students will create their own “Save The Insects” brochure about the insect of their choice.  Projects are due on May 4th. In school, we will continue learning about our insects and plants.  Students will continue learning about the anatomy of insects this week. In addition students will continue to observe our caterpillars as they prepare for the next stage of their lifecycle.           

 

 

 If you have any questions, please e-mail me at mmwebb@cps.edu or call me at 773-535-0970.

 For your convenience the homework chart for the week is on the reverse of this overview.

 

Sincerely,

Ms. Webb & Ms. Schuch

Homework chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math and Reading Comprehension Work Homework Sheet #105 Review and Vocabulary Homework Sheet #106 Place value and Phonics No Classes – Parent Teacher Conferences Homework Sheet #107 Comprehension and Geometry None
Reading Comprehension Sheet Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet Re-Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Re-read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Answer all of the questions on this week’s sheet, and turn it in tomorrow.
Writing: Write a story this week about anything you want. None
 Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes

 

 

Week of April 9th, 2018

Rockfest – Our class will be performing in Rockfest this Wednesday.  The performance is from 9:15am until 10:00am in the auditorium.  Parents are welcome to attend.

 

Report Card Pickup – Spring parent teacher conferences are scheduled for next Wednesday, April 18th.  If you have not scheduled a conference time yet, please email me at mmwebb@cps.edu with your preference.  I will begin conferences at 11:00am, and will end them at 6:00pm.  Please let me know the hour of your first and second choice time.

 

Mural Painting – Second graders at Ray are painting a special mural.  All second graders will have a chance to work on the mural once.  We are painting on Fridays and we will be using permanent paint. So please send your students to school on Fridays with clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty (or a smock).

 

Snacks – We are running very low on snacks again.  If you have not contributed snacks in a while, please consider sending some in.  There are currently 25 students in our room.

 

Math – This week we will begin working on Unit 8.   Students will continue exploring geometry. Students will learn about different types of angles, and triangles.  Students will also learn about vertices and describing attributes of shapes. Students will continue their individualized small group math instruction and Mobymax.  Students may work on their Mobymax at home as well as at school.

 

Language Arts – We will continue reading our final novel of the school year this week The City of Ember by Jeanne Duprau.  As April is National Poetry Month, we will continue focusing on poetry this week.  We will specifically look at figurative language in poems. Students will continue writing their own poems, as well as reading poems. Finally, students will continue their individualized reading on Raz-Kids.com and Moby Max reading.    

 

Social Studies – This week we will have our first Passport presentation.  This week we will learn about Japan. This quarter I am asking parents to come into the classroom and share their experiences living, and visiting other countries.  If you would like to share a country you’ve been to with our class, please email me at mmwebb@cps.edu to schedule a time that is convenient for you and the class.

 

Science – This week we will continue our insects and plants unit.  Students will continue learning about the anatomy of insects this week.  In addition our Painted Lady Caterpillars and mealworms have arrived, and students will begin observing them.           

 

 If you have any questions, please e-mail me at mmwebb@cps.edu or call me at 773-535-0970.

 For your convenience the homework chart for the week is below.

 

Sincerely,

Ms. Webb & Ms. Schuch

Homework chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math and Reading Comprehension Work Homework Sheet #101 Place Value and Phonics Homework Sheet #102 Measurement and Comprehension Homework Sheet #103 Problem Solving and Grammar Homework Sheet #104 Money and Writing None
Reading Comprehension Sheet Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet Re-Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Re-read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Answer all of the questions on this week’s sheet, and turn it in tomorrow.
Writing: Write a story this week about anything you want. None
 Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes

 

Week of April 2nd, 2018

Math – This week we will begin working on Unit 8.   Students will begin exploring geometry. Students will learn the importance of a point, how we name them, and how they work together to create line segments. Students will continue their individualized small group math instruction and Mobymax.  Students may work on their Mobymax at home as well as at school.

 

Language Arts – We will begin our final novel of the school year this week The City of Ember by Jeanne Duprau.  As April is National Poetry Month, we will also focus on poetry this week.  We will specifically focus on the rhythm and rhyme in poems. Students will write their own poems, as well as read poems. Finally, students will continue their individualized reading on Raz-Kids.com and Moby Max reading.    

 

Social Studies – We are beginning our Passport project.  This quarter I am asking parents to come into the classroom and share their experiences living, and visiting other countries.  If you would like to share a country you’ve been to with our class, please email me at mmwebb@cps.edu to schedule a time that is convenient for you and the class.

 

Science – This week we will begin our insects and plants unit.  Students will begin learning about the anatomy of insects this week.           

 

 If you have any questions, please e-mail me at mmwebb@cps.edu or call me at 773-535-0970.

 For your convenience the homework chart for the week is on the reverse of this overview.

 

Sincerely,

Ms. Webb & Ms. Schuch

Homework chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math and Reading Comprehension Work Homework Sheet #97

Fast Facts and Comprehension

Homework Sheet #98 Problem Solving and Grammar Homework Sheet #99 Graphing and Writing Homework Sheet #100 Review and Vocabulary None
Reading Comprehension Sheet Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet Re-Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Re-read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Answer all of the questions on this week’s sheet, and turn it in tomorrow.
Writing: Write a story this week about anything you want. None
 Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes

Week of March 19th, 2018

Math – This week we will continue working on Unit 7.   Students will explore U.S customary length units measuring to the nearest meter, generate data measuring to the nearest centimeter and inch, create line plots based off data students collected. Lastly, students will take a unit 7 quiz on Friday. We will review for the quiz in class on Thursday. Students will also continue learning how to subtract multi-digit numbers with regrouping.  Finally, students will continue their individualized small group math instruction and Mobymax. Students may work on their Mobymax at home as well as at school.

 

Language Arts – This week we will focus on main idea and details while reading Penguin Chick.  The target strategy used while reading the text will be inferring/predicting.  Students will complete writing a final draft of their persuasive writing pieces.  Students will take a reading and vocabulary test this Friday on the reading selection.  We have been working hard to earn enough Dojo points to watch March of the Penguins this Friday to learn more about emperor penguins from our reading this week.  If you do not want your child to watch this movie, please let me know before Friday.  Finally, students will continue their individualized reading on Raz-Kids.com and Moby Max reading.

 

Vocabulary words: finally, otherwise, junior, waterproof, slippery, webbed, steer, whistle      

 

Social StudiesThis week we will continue our social studies unit on Ancient Civilizations: China.  Students will continue adding cities, landforms and other major features on their map of China in the student booklet.  Students will also learn about the Great Wall of China, the Yellow River and Yangtze River, and begin learning about important inventions originating from China.    

 

Science – This week we will continue wrapping up our Earth’s Systems unit, All About Earth: Landforms and Changes. We will discuss examples of weathering and erosion to landforms and review which changes to the landforms are created quickly versus slowly.           

 

 If you have any questions, please e-mail me at mmwebb@cps.edu or call me at 773-535-0970.

 For your convenience the homework chart for the week is below.

 

Sincerely,

Ms. Webb & Ms. Schuch

Homework chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math and Reading Comprehension Work Homework Sheet #93  Problem Solving and Grammar Homework Sheet #94  Graphing and Writing Homework Sheet #95  Vocabulary and Review Homework Sheet #96 Phonics and Place Value None
Reading Comprehension Sheet Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet Re-Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Re-read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Answer all of the questions on this week’s sheet, and turn it in tomorrow.
Writing: Write a story this week about anything you want. None
 Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes

 

Week of March 12th, 2018

Math – This week we will continue working on Unit 7.   Students will focus on finding missing addends, solve addition problems using 3 or more addends, and explore U.S customary length units measuring to the nearest yard. Students will also continue learning how to subtract multi-digit numbers with regrouping.  Finally, students will continue their individualized small group math instruction and Mobymax. Students may work on their Mobymax at home as well as at school.

 

Language Arts – This week we will focus on text and graphic features while reading our story, The Signmaker’s Assistant. We will identify different graphic features within The Signmaker’s Assistant and discuss how they are helpful for readers. Students will continue writing their persuasive writing pieces. Students will take a reading and vocabulary test this Friday on the reading selection.  Finally, students will continue their individualized reading on Raz-Kids.com and Moby Max reading.

 

Vocabulary words: assistant, agreed, polite, failed, tearing, wisdom, cleared, trouble       

 

Social StudiesThis week we will continue our social studies unit on Ancient Civilizations: China. Students will continue learning where China is located in relation to other countries on a world map, as well as a map of Asia.   

 

Science – This week we will continue wrapping up our Earth’s Systems unit, All About Earth: Landforms and Changes. We will finish discussing bodies of water and review fast and slow changes to landforms.          

 

 If you have any questions, please e-mail me at mmwebb@cps.edu or call me at 773-535-0970.

 For your convenience the homework chart for the week is below.

 

Sincerely,

Ms. Webb & Ms. Schuch

Homework chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math and Reading Comprehension Work Homework Sheet #89 Graphing and Writing Homework Sheet #90 Review and Vocabulary Homework Sheet #91 Place Value and Phonics Homework Sheet #92 Fast Facts and Comprehension None
Reading Comprehension Sheet Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet Re-Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Re-read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Answer all of the questions on this week’s sheet, and turn it in tomorrow.
Writing: Write a story this week about anything you want. None
 Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes

Week of March 5th, 2018

Math – This week we will finish Unit 6 and start reviewing for the unit test students will take on Tuesday.   Students will receive a study packet on Monday to complete and return on Tuesday.  We will begin Unit 7, which focuses on whole number operations and measurement data. Students will also continue learning how to subtract multi-digit numbers.  Finally, students will continue their individualized small group math instruction and Mobymax.  Students may work on their Mobymax at home as well as at school.   

 

Language Arts – This week we will focus on understanding characters while reading our story, My Name is Gabriela. Students will continue writing their persuasive writing pieces. Students will take a reading and vocabulary test this Friday on the reading selection.  Finally, students will continue their individualized reading on Raz-Kids.com and Moby Max reading.

Vocabulary words: accept, express, taught, grand, pretend, prize, wonder, fluttering      

 

Social StudiesThis week we will continue our new social studies unit called Ancient Civilization: China. Students will continue learning where China is located in relation to other countries on a world map, as well as a map of Asia. Lastly, we will begin mapping key features focused in our unit on a country map of China.    

 

Science – This week we will continue our Earth’s Systems unit, All About Earth: Landforms and Changes.  Students will receive their third student booklet focusing on bodies of water. Students will draw bodies of water and sort landscapes covered in our unit.       

 

 If you have any questions, please e-mail me at mmwebb@cps.edu or call me at 773-535-0970.

 For your convenience the homework chart for the week is below.

 

Sincerely,

Ms. Webb & Ms. Schuch

Homework chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math and Reading Comprehension Work Homework Sheet #85 Writing and Graphing Homework Sheet #86 Review and Vocabulary Homework Sheet #87 Phonics and Place Value Homework Sheet #88 Comprehension and Fast Facts None
Reading Comprehension Sheet Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet Re-Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Re-read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Answer all of the questions on this week’s sheet, and turn it in tomorrow.
Writing: Write a story this week about anything you want. None
 Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes

Week of February 26th, 2018

Math – This week we will continue working on Unit 6 which focuses on analyzing and organizing data.   Students will be introduced to partial sums addition and subtracting with and without base-10 blocks.  Students will also continue learning how to subtract multi-digit numbers.  Finally students will continue their individualized small group math instruction and Mobymax.  Students may work on their Mobymax at home as well as at school.   

 

Language Arts – This week we will review cause and effect and focus on understanding characters while reading our story, Officer Buckle and Gloria. Students will also begin the planning process for a new opinion writing unit.  We will take a reading and vocabulary test this Friday.  Finally, students will continue their individualized reading on Raz-Kids.com and Moby Max reading.  

 

Social StudiesThis week we will begin our new social studies unit called Ancient Civilization: China. Students will be introduced to the unit overview and will begin learning where China is located in relation to other countries on a world map, as well as a map of Asia.   

 

Science – This week we will continue our Earth’s Systems unit, All About Earth: Landforms and Changes.  Students will receive their second student booklet reading about mountains, hills, valleys, plains, plateaus, and islands, while drawing each landform in their student booklet. Students will also receive their third student booklet introducing bodies of water on Earth’s surface.       

 

 If you have any questions, please e-mail me at mmwebb@cps.edu or call me at 773-535-0970.

 For your convenience the homework chart for the week is below.

 

Sincerely,

Ms. Webb & Ms. Schuch

Homework chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math and Reading Comprehension Work Homework Sheet #81 Place Value and Phonics Homework Sheet #82 Fast Facts and Comprehension Homework Sheet #83 Grammar and Problem Solving Homework Sheet #84 Writing and Graphing None
Reading Comprehension Sheet Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet Re-Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Re-read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Answer all of the questions on this week’s sheet, and turn it in tomorrow.
Writing: Write a story this week about anything you want. None
 Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes

Week of February 20th, 2018

 

Math – This week we will continue working in Unit 6 which focuses on analyzing and organizing data.   Students will solve comparison number stories, two-step number stories, make ballpark estimates recording strategies used to solve addition problems, and finally build readiness for partial-sums addition.  Students will continue learning how to subtract multi-digit numbers.  Students will also continue with their individualized small group math instruction and Mobymax.  Students may work on their Mobymax at home as well as at school.   

 

Language Arts – This week we will focus on cause and effect while reading the story Officer Buckle and Gloria. We will also continue working on story structure. Students will begin the planning process for a new opinion writing unit. Finally, students will continue their individualized reading on Raz-Kids.com and Moby Max reading. Vocabulary words: obeys, safety, attention, station, shocked, buddy, speech, enormous      

 

Social StudiesThis week Ray school will have its African American history gallery walk through and assembly on Wednesday.  If you have an opportunity, please come and view our Freedom quilts.  They came out beautifully.  In class we will finish up our African American history unit.  

 

Science – This week we will continue our Earth’s Systems unit, All About Earth: Landforms and Changes.  We will continue discussion weathering and erosion, focusing on how wind and water change the shape of land. Students will complete a cookie experiment, investigating how wind and water change the shape of land. Lastly, students will complete their second student booklet reading about mountains, hills, valleys, plains, plateaus, islands and draw each landform in their student booklet.      

 

 If you have any questions, please e-mail me at mmwebb@cps.edu or call me at 773-535-0970.

 For your convenience the homework chart for the week is below.  

 

Sincerely,

Ms. Webb & Ms. Schuch

Homework chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math and Reading Comprehension Work No school – President’s Day Homework Sheet #78 Grammar and Problem Solving Homework Sheet #79 Writing and Graphing Homework Sheet #80 Vocabulary and Review None
Reading Comprehension Sheet No school Read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Re-read this week’s Reading Comprehension sheet. Answer all of the questions on this week’s sheet, and turn it in tomorrow.
Writing: Write a story this week about anything you want. None
 Reading Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes Read for a minimum of 30 minutes

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