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Math homework may come home as needed and time permits in class.

November 16-20, 2009

Lesson 14

Mrs. Greenhaw’s Knowledge Munchers
Reading Homework:

Monday: Read ―Ann’s Trip to the Stars‖ pages 54-61. Winter Festival
Spelling Words:
1.far
Tuesday: Read ―Mark’s Big Day‖ pages 66-87 ** This is an AR test!
Our class is responsible
2.farm Wednesday: Read ―Putting on a Play‖ pages 88and complete pages 90-91 for a basket for the
with your child / parent.
silent auction, just as
3.arm
Note: The first two reading stories from last week are now AR tests too! we did last year. I will
4.art
do the basket if you
5.part Thursday: Reread everything for fluency to help prepare for test. Please
only read the assigned stories. If they are wanting to read more, please can send money to cover
6.park encourage them to read their library / AR books. If they are reading 30
minutes every day, they should be earning 8 points a week!!! (which is 16 for items to go into the
7.chin books!)
basket. I am debating
8.such We will be working on identifying / telling ―who or what is telling the story?‖ on an Alabama themed
9.fly This is called point of view. We will also be able to tell why the author /
basket (I have a # 8
writer wrote the story: to inform / tell so we can learn something, to
10.watch entertain—for pleasure... Crimson jersey I am go-
11.put ing to donate either for
12.grew We have been working on capitalizing proper the basket or for the
nouns like names of days, months, and holidays. silent auction. ) or an
13.need
We also worked on plural words with –es. The Energy or chocolate
14.were
kids know to add –s to words to make them basket. Questions,
15.play
more than one, but we need to continue to suggestions, or com-
learn that when we have the following letters ments? Please direct
at the end of words, we add –es to make it plu- them to me through
Monday-Write and say the word three ral. Letters that need –es in order to be a note, e-mail of phone
times. plural: x, s, ss, ch, tch, sh, zz. call. We need lots of
Tuesday– Triangles / pyramids /stair
steps help! Do you know some-
Wednesday– ABC order Sample: one with a business
Thursday– Write a sentence with each Root Word: + Ending = New Word that needs to set up a
word..(Underline spelling words)
Box es boxes booth and sell their
**Most students are finishing in class.
That is fine. We will leave all of our Toss es tosses products that night?
spelling work in our binders (red pocket) Porch es porches It only costs them $25!
until Friday. Please use this time for
Match es matches Please participate in our
High Frequency Words and Rush es rushes fundraisers and support
Bonus: again, feel, Fizz es fizzes our school. We need
house,know, loud, Mrs.
Bus es buses your support. Our kids
Put, say
Last weeks:came, could, deserve it! More infor-
gold, happy, made, night, mation concerning Win-
More things to work on…
saw, were ter Festival will be com-
Fluency: phrasing (grouping more than word together at a time when reading
Robust Vocabulary: aloud). We are also working on speed, accuracy, details, and reading with ing home soon.
emotion according to endmarks.
approached, energetic,
PHONICS Ordered pictures are in.
pace, blunder, reassure,
BLENDS with tr, dr, ch, th, br, st, sl, bl words with “or” /or/, sh /sh/ sounds, “ar”
excel
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This story can fit 100-150 words. If the newsletter is distributed in- an editorial. You
The subject matter that appears in ternally, you might comment upon new can also profile
procedures or improvements to the new employees or ―To catch the
newsletters is virtually endless. You
business. Sales figures or earnings top customers or reader's
can include stories that focus on cur-
will show how your business is grow- vendors. attention,
rent technologies or innovations in
ing. place an
your field.
interesting
You may also want to note business or Some newsletters include a column
sentence or
economic trends, or make predictions that is updated every issue, for in-
quote from the
for your customers or clients. stance, an advice column, a book re-
story here.‖
view, a letter from the president, or

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Selecting pictures or graphics is an cludes thousands of clip place the caption of the
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hances the message you’re trying to
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appear to be out of context.
image, place it close to

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Reading: We will be reading the following stories: Go, Go, Go, Tag, Let’s Tap, Wag, Hop, Hide!, along with other stories in small
group sessions . Ask your child about one of the stories. Please read the ones with your child that are in their textbook.
We are also working on beginning and middle sounds of words and pictures as well as the following word endings: -op, -ot, -en, -et,
-ug, -ut, -up. We have a rhyming song too!! It goes like this: Sound, Sound, Sound alike
Except where they begin,
Rhyming, rhyming,rhyming
Middle and the end!

Please cut out the word flash cards and practice them everynight, but return them in the blue folder for now everyday.

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