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Week of April 24, 2017

 

 

Ray School Walk-a-thon – We will be holding our walk-a-thon on Friday, May 19th.  We are raising money to fund recess monitors, as well as a filtered water bottle filling fountain.  All students will participate in the walk-a-thon regardless of whether they participate in fundraising, we hope as many students and families as possible will create fundraising pages.  You may use the website  http://rayschool.dojiggy.com to create your fundraising page.  

 

Math – This week students will finish working in Unit 7 which focuses on measurement, as well as multi-digit addition and subtraction.  We will plan on taking the Unit 7 test on Thursday.  I will send home study packets by Wednesday.  Please complete the study packet with your student.  Students can also continue their individualized math lessons on mobymax.com from home.  If you have difficulty logging in from home, please let me know.

 

Language Arts – This week, we will continue reading  The City of Ember by Jeanne Duprau.  We will also read “Gloria Who Might Be My Best Friend” in our Journey’s books.  This week’s vocabulary words are:  knot, copy, planning, lonely, heavily, seriously, answered, guessed.  In addition, students will continue reading versions of Cinderella from around the world as we prepare for this week’s field trip to see Cinderella Remix on April 27th. We will take a reading and vocabulary test on our Journey’s story this Friday.    

 

Social Studies – We will have the first presentation of our Passport series this week on the country of Turkey.  All parents are invited to come in and share pictures and stories about countries they have visited or lived in.  Please email me at mmwebb@cps.edu to schedule a time when you can come in and present.  

 

Science – This week, we will continue with our unit on insects.  This week we will be discussing what insects are, and what we already know about insects.  

 

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 Comprehension 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
Vocabulary: Write a story about anything you want, or using as many vocabulary words as possible.
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.
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 17, 2017

 

 

Parent Teacher Conferences – This Wednesday we are having parent teacher conferences.  Most of you have signed up for a conference time already.  If you have not completed the conference slip I sent home before break, please return it or email me a time that will work for you.  I look forward to seeing all of you this Wednesday.

 

Math – This week students will continue working in Unit 7 which focuses on measurement as well as multi-digit addition and subtraction.  Students can also continue their individualized math lessons on mobymax.com from home.  If you have difficulty logging in from home, please let me know.

 

Language Arts – This week, we will begin reading our final novel of the school year – The City of Ember by Jeanne Duprau.  We will also read “Penguin Chick” in our Journey’s books.  This week’s vocabulary words are:  webbed, waterproof, steer, whistle, otherwise, junior, slippery, and finally.  In addition, students will continue reading versions of Cinderella from around the world as we prepare for our field trip to see Cinderella Remix on April 27th. We will take a reading and vocabulary test on our Journey’s story this Friday.    

 

Social Studies – We are beginning our Passport series this week.  Our first presentation will be on Turkey.  I would like to invite parents to come in and share pictures and stories about countries they have visited or lived in.  Please email me at mmwebb@cps.edu to schedule a time when you can come in and present.  

 

Science – This week, we will celebrate Earth Day and discuss the many reasons we must care for our planet.  We will also begin our unit on insects.  This week we will be discussing what insects are and what we already know about insects.  

 

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 Comprehension Homework sheet #104

Money and Writing

Homework sheet #105

Review and Vocabulary

Homework sheet #106

Place Value and Phonics

Homework sheet #107

Comprehension and Geometry

None
Vocabulary: Write a story about anything you want, or using as many vocabulary words as possible.
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.
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 3, 2017

 

End of Quarter Celebration – Our class is very close to earning an ice cream party on Thursday to celebrate the end of third quarter.  Students will watch also watch the film “Happy Feet” as our next Journey’s story is about penguins.  Please let me know if your student is not able to watch the film “Happy Feet, or should not have ice cream.  If parents wish to send in treats for our celebration, they may send in bags of popcorn for the movie.

 

Math – This week students will continue working in Unit 7 which focuses on measurement as well as multi-digit addition and subtraction.  Students can also continue their individualized math lessons on mobymax.com from home.  If you have difficulty logging in from home, please let me know.

 

Language Arts – This week, we will finish reading the novel Red  by Ray school parent Liesl Shurtliff.  In addition, students will read versions of Cinderella from around the world as we prepare for our field trip to see Cinderella Remix on April 27th. There will NOT be a reading test this week.  

 

Social Studies – We are preparing to begin our Passport series.  I would like to invite parents to come in and share pictures and stories about countries they have visited or lived in.  Please email me at mmwebb@cps.edu to schedule a time when you can come in and present.  

 

Science – This week, we will continue our science unit – Land and Water.  This week students will continue learning about the phenomenons created when land masses move.

 

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 Comprehension Homework sheet #101

Place value and Phonics

Homework sheet #102

Comprehension and Measurement

Homework sheet #103

Problem Solving and Grammar

Homework sheet #104

Money and Writing

None
Vocabulary: Write a story about anything you want, or using as many vocabulary words as possible.
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.
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 27, 2017

 

Math – This week students will continue working in Unit 7 which focuses on measurement as well as multi-digit addition and subtraction.  Students can also continue their individualized math lessons on mobymax.com from home.  If you have difficulty logging in from home, please let me know.

 

Language Arts – This week, we will continue reading the novel Red  by Ray school parent Liesl Shurtliff.  In addition, students will read the Journey’s story “The Signmaker’s Assistant”. Our vocabulary words for this week are: assistant, agreed, polite, failed, tearing, wisdom, cleared, and trouble.  We will take a reading comprehension and vocabulary test on this week’s Journey’s story on Friday.  

 

Social Studies – This week we will wrap up our Women’s history month unit.  We will be starting our passport series after spring break.  I would like to invite parents to come in and share pictures and stories about countries they have visited or lived in.  Please email me at mmwebb@cps.edu to schedule a time when you can come in and present.  

 

Science – This week, we will continue our science unit – Land and Water.  This week students will continue learning about the phenomenons created when land masses move.

 

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 Comprehension Homework sheet #97

Comprehension and Fast Facts

Homework sheet #99

Graphing and Writing

Homework sheet #100

Review and Vocabulary

Homework sheet #101

Place value and Phonics

None
Vocabulary: Write a story about anything you want, or using as many vocabulary words as possible.
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.
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 20, 2017

 

Math – This week students will begin working in Unit 7 which focuses on measurement as well as multi-digit addition and subtraction.  Students can also continue their individualized math lessons on mobymax.com from home.  If you have difficulty logging in from home, please let me know.

 

Language Arts – This week, we will continue reading the novel Red  by Ray school parent Liesl Shurtliff.  In addition, students will read the Journey’s story “The Signmaker’s Assistant”. Our vocabulary words for this week are: assistant, agreed, polite, failed, tearing, wisdom, cleared, and trouble.  We will take a reading comprehension and vocabulary test on this week’s Journey’s story on Friday.  

 

Social Studies – This week we will continue learning about Susan B. Anthony as we continue spotlighting women for Women’s history month.  

 

Science – This week, we will continue our science unit – Land and Water.  This week students will learn about the phenomenons created when land masses move.

 

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 Comprehension Homework sheet #94 Graphing and Writing Homework sheet #95 Review and Vocabulary Homework sheet #96 Place Value and Phonics Homework sheet #97 Fast Facts and Comprehension N

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Vocabulary: Write a story about anything you want, or using as many vocabulary words as possible.
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.
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 13, 2017

 

 

Shedd Aquarium – We will spend Wednesday at the Shedd Aquarium.  Please remember to send your child to school with a bagged lunch for our field trip.  

 

Math – This week students will continue working in Unit 6 which focuses on multi-digit addition and subtraction.  We will plan on taking the Unit 6 test this Thursday.  Study packets will go home on Tuesday.  Please help your student prepare for Thursday’s test.  Students can also continue their individualized math lessons on mobymax.com from home.  If you have difficulty logging in from home, please let me know.

 

Language Arts – This week, we will continue reading the novel Red  by Ray school parent Liesl Shurtliff.  In addition, students will read the Journey’s story “My Name is Gabriela”. Our vocabulary words for this week are: accepted, express, taught, grand, pretend, prize, wonder, fluttering.  We will take a reading comprehension and vocabulary test on this week’s Journey’s story on Friday.  

 

Social Studies – This week we will learn about Susan B. Anthony as we continue spotlighting women for Women’s history month.  

 

Science – This week, we will continue our science unit – Land and Water.  This week students will continue learning about how land masses move, and finish making models of the earth.

 

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 Comprehension Homework sheet #90 Vocabulary and Review Homework sheet #91 Place Value and Phonics Homework sheet #92 Fast Facts and Comprehension Homework sheet #93 Problem solving and Grammar None
Vocabulary: Write a story about anything you want, or using as many vocabulary words as possible.
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.
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 6, 2017

 

Math – This week students will continue working in Unit 6 which focuses on multi-digit addition and subtraction.  Students can also continue their individualized math lessons on mobymax.com from home.  If you have difficulty logging in from home, please let me know.

 

Language Arts – This week, we will continue reading the novel Red  by Ray school parent Liesl Shurtliff.  In addition, students will read the Journey’s story “Luke Goes To Bat”. Our vocabulary words for this week are: practice, hurried, position, roared, extra, curb, cheered, and final.  We will take a reading comprehension and vocabulary test on this week’s Journey’s story on Friday.  

 

Social Studies – This week we will learn more about Helen Keller as we begin spotlighting women for Women’s history month.  

 

Science – This week, we will continue our science unit – Land and Water.  This week students will learn how land masses move.

 

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 Comprehension Homework sheet #86 Phonics and Place Value Homework sheet #87 Fast Facts and Comprehension Homework sheet #88 Problem Solving and Grammar Homework sheet #89 Graphing and Writing None
Vocabulary: Write a story about anything you want, or using as many vocabulary words as possible.
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.
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 20, 2017

 

Math – This week students will continue working in Unit 6 which focuses on multi-digit addition and subtraction.  Students can also continue their individualized math lessons on mobymax.com from home.  If you have difficulty logging in from home, please let me know.

 

Language Arts – This week, we will continue reading the novel Red  by Ray school parent Liesl Shurtliff.  In addition, students will read the Journey’s story “Officer Buckle and Gloria”. Our vocabulary words for this week are: obeys, safety, attention, buddy, station, speech, shocked, and enormous.  We will take a reading comprehension and vocabulary test on this week’s Journey’s story on Friday.  

 

Social Studies – The black history month quilt squares look fabulous!  Students will continue our black history month studies this week as we learn more about Rosa Parks and the Civil Rights movement.

 

Science – This week, we will continue our science unit – Land and Water.  This week students will continue learning about the rocks and minerals.

 

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 Comprehension Homework sheet #79 Graphing and Writing Homework sheet #80 Review and Vocabulary Homework sheet #81 Place Value and Phonics Homework sheet #82 Fast Facts and Comprehension None
Vocabulary: Write a story about anything you want, or using as many vocabulary words as possible.
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.
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 13, 2017

 

 

Valentine’s Day – Students may bring completed Valentines day cards to school on Tuesday for all 24 members of our classroom.  We will not have an official Valentine’s day party, however, there will be time at the end of the day for students to pass out Valentines they have brought for their classmates.

 

Snacks – We have run out of snacks again.  Please consider donating snacks for our students to eat in the afternoon.  We have 24 students in our classroom.

 

Math – This week students will finish working in Unit 5, and take the unit test on Tuesday.  Study packets will be sent home with students on Monday night.  Please complete the study packet with your student.  Unit 5 focuses on number stories, making change, and multi-digit addition. We will begin working in Unit 6 on Wednesday.  Students can also continue their individualized math lessons on mobymax.com from home.  If you have difficulty logging in from home, please let me know.

 

Language Arts – This week, we will continue reading the novel Red  by Ray school parent Liesl Shurtliff.  In addition, students will read the Journey’s story “Helen Keller”. Our vocabulary words for this week are: knowledge, curious, motion, silence, illness, imitated, darkness, and behavior.  We will take a reading comprehension and vocabulary test on this week’s Journey’s story on Friday.  

 

Social Studies – The black history month quilt squares look fabulous!  Students will continue presenting their quilt squares to the class this week.  In addition, students will continue learning about the abolitionist movement.   

 

Science – This week, we will continue our science unit – Land and Water.  This week students will continue learning about the rocks and minerals.

 

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 Comprehension Homework sheet #75 Vocabulary and Review Homework sheet #76 Phonics and Place Value Homework sheet #77 Fast Facts and Comprehension Homework sheet #78 Problem Solving and Grammar None
Vocabulary: Write a story about anything you want, or using as many vocabulary words as possible.
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.
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 6, 2017

 

Snacks – We have run out of snacks again.  Please consider donating snacks for our studens to eat in the afternoon.  We have 24 students in our classroom.

 

Math – This week students will continue working in Unit 5, which focuses on number stories, making change, and multi-digit addition. Students can also continue their individualized math lessons on mobymax.com from home.  If you have difficulty logging in from home, please let me know.

 

Language Arts – This week, we will continue reading the novel Red  by Ray school parent Liesl Shurtliff.  In addition, students will read the Journey’s story “Schools Around The World”. Our vocabulary words for this week are: culture, community, languages, transportation, subjects, lessons, special, and wear.  We will take a reading comprehension and vocabulary test on this week’s Journey’s story on Friday.  

 

Social Studies – Students have received the directions for their black history month project.  Room 212 will be making a freedom quilt.  The directions and grading rubric for this project were sent home, and are conveniently posted on my blog.  Final projects will be due at school by Friday, February 10th.  This week in Social Studies we will learn about Frederick Douglass, and more about the abolitionist movement.

 

Science – This week, we will continue our science unit – Land and Water.  This week students will continue learning about the rocks and minerals.

 

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 Comprehension Homework sheet #71 Place Value and Phonics Homework sheet #72 Fast Facts and Comprehension Homework sheet #73 Grammar and Problem Solving Homework sheet #74 Writing and Graphing None
Vocabulary: Write a story about anything you want, or using as many vocabulary words as possible.
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.
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 January 30, 2017

 

Raise A Glass Ray School Fundraiser – On Thursday, February 2 the Ray School PTO will hold it’s second Raise a Glass fundraiser. Please consider coming out to support our school! Your $35 advance ticket includes beer, wine, and light appetizers. We have a terrific live band too. We will be recognizing an outstanding volunteer, Jennifer Williams, who does so much for the Ray community. Purchased at: http://rayschool.weebly.com/raise-a-glass-for-ray.html Raffle tickets are also available at: http://rayschool.weebly.com/raise-a-glass-raffle.html

 

Hot Cocoa Party – Our class has worked hard, and has earned 1200 Dojo points this quarter!  Since second quarter ends on Thursday, we will have a hot cocoa party to celebrate.  Students will be given a cup of hot chocolate.  If you do not wish for your student to participate in this celebration, please let me know.

 

Math – This week students will continue working in Unit 5, which focuses on number stories, making change, and multi-digit addition. Students can also continue their individualized math lessons on mobymax.com from home. If you have difficulty logging in from home, please let me know.

 

Language Arts – This week, we will continue reading the novel Red by Ray school parent Liesl Shurtliff. In addition, students will read the Journey’s story “Violet’s Music”. Our vocabulary words for this week are: shake, smooth, hours, alone, real, museum, nursery, and whenever. We will take a reading comprehension and vocabulary test on this week’s Journey’s story on Friday.

 

Social Studies – Students have received the directions for their black history month project. Room 212 will be making a freedom quilt. The directions and grading rubric for this project were sent home, and are conveniently posted on my blog. Final projects will be due at school by Friday, February 10th. This week in Social Studies, we will learn about Harriet Tubman and the underground railroad.

 

Science – This week, we will continue our science unit – Land and Water. This week students will continue learning about the composition of land on our beautiful planet.

 

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 Comprehension Homework sheet #67 Fast Facts and Comprehension Homework sheet #68 Problem Solving Homework sheet #69 Graphing and Writing Homework sheet #70 Review and Vocabulary None
Vocabulary: Write a story about anything you want, or using as many vocabulary words as possible.
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.
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 January 23, 2017

Raise A Glass Ray School Fundraiser – On Thursday, February 2 the Ray School PTO will hold it’s second Raise a Glass fundraiser.  Please consider coming out to support our school! Your $35 advance ticket includes beer, wine, and light appetizers. We have a terrific live band too.  We will be recognizing an outstanding volunteer, Jennifer Williams, who does so much for the Ray community.  Purchased at:   http://rayschool.weebly.com/raise-a-glass-for-ray.html Raffle tickets are also available for purchase at:  http://rayschool.weebly.com/raise-a-glass-raffle.html

 

Math – This week students will take the Unit 4 math test and begin working in Unit 5, which focuses on number stories, making change, and multi-digit addition. Students can also continue their individualized math lessons on mobymax.com from home.  If you have difficulty logging in from home, please let me know.

 

Language Arts – This week, we will begin our new novel Red  by Ray school parent Liesl Shurtliff.  In addition, students will read the Journey’s story “Click Clack Moo”. Our vocabulary words for this week are: understand, gathered, impatient, impossible, believe, problem, demand and furious.  We will take a reading comprehension and vocabulary test on this week’s Journey’s story on Friday.  

 

Social Studies – Students have received the directions for their black history month project.  Room 212 will be making a freedom quilt.  Each student will study any African American they wish, and will create their own quilt square for our quilt.  We are using scrapbooking paper, with the dimensions of 1’ by 1’.  Students may use the scrapbook paper I provided, or any fabric or paper they wish.  The directions and grading rubric for this project were sent home today.  Final projects will be due at school by Friday, February 10th.  This week in Social Studies, we will learn about life for West Africans before slavery began.  

 

Science – This week, we will continue our science unit – Land and Water.  This week students will continue learning about the composition of land on our beautiful planet.

 

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 Comprehension Homework sheet #63 Problem Solving and Grammar Homework sheet #64 Graphing and Writing Homework sheet #65 Review and Vocabulary Homework sheet #66 Place Value and Phonics None
Vocabulary: Write a story about anything you want, or using as many vocabulary words as possible.
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.
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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