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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

 

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