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Week of October 9th, 2017

Message from Ray PTO – Our fall fundraiser is underway!  You should have received an Affy Tapple order form with instructions in your student’s folder (if not, you can download them by visiting my blog.  I have a link posted to the form on this week’s overview.  Order forms and checks are due Friday, October 13.  Please take orders from friends, family, neighbors and co-workers – you’ll be pleased to find many people want to support our school!  Incentives and prizes awarded to individual students and classrooms!


Math – This week students will begin working in Unit 2. Unit 2 focuses on counting money, addition number stories and strategies to help students continue to practice memorizing their addition and subtraction facts.  We will take a second timed addition facts quiz this week.


Language Arts – This week we will continue reading our first novel of the year, Zeely by Virginia Hamilton.  We will also focus on folktales this week as we read the story How Chipmunk Got His Stripes.  Our vocabulary words are: tunnel, curled, height, direction, toward, healed, brag, and tease.  This week, students will begin writing a story about something they know how to make or do.  There will NOT be a reading or vocabulary test this week.


Social StudiesThis week students will continue learning about our government, it’s leaders, and our elections.


Science – This week students will continue our first unit of the year – solids and liquids.  This week students will begin observing liquids, and describing their physical properties.  


 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.



Ms. Webb & Ms. Schuch

Homework chart for the week:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Math and Reading Comprehension Work No Classes Columbus Day Homework Sheet #19 Graphing and Writing Homework Sheet #20 Review and Vocabulary Homework Sheet #21 Phonics and Place Value None

tunnel, curled, height, direction, toward, healed, brag, and tease

Write a story using as many of the vocabulary words as possible. Bring Your Journey’s book home to re-read the story and prepare for tomorrow’s test. None
High Frequency Words: afraid, would, dark, why, for, show, kept, might, many, own, show Make a note card for each word. Practice reading the cards until you can
read each word quickly and accurately.
Write the words in ABC order.  Continue to practice cards. Continue to practice cards None
Writing: Write a story using this week’s vocabulary words. None
 Reading Read for a minimum of 15 minutes Read for a minimum of 15 minutes Read for a minimum of 15 minutes Read for a minimum of 15 minutes Read for a minimum of 15 minutes



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