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Daily 11:45 - 12:35

Mrs. Adair’s Weekly Newsletter

November 5 – 9, 2018

 

NEWS:

  • Elementary basketball – Monday @ Calera, Thursday vs Rock Creek @ Caddo.
  • Modern Day Hero Books – Cover design contest due Tuesday, Book order forms due by November 12.
  • Thanksgiving Dinner at school is November 15.

 

READING:

This week our Reading story is “The Hindenburg”

 

Our focus skill is  Fact & Opinion

Vocabulary words

Criticizing

Cruised

Drenching

Era

Explosion

Hydrogen

 

HOMEWORK will be:

Monday

Read story at home and get signature from parent

Friday

Study Island – Punctuation due

Friday

Reading Counts points due

 

LANGUAGE:

Focus:  Quotations & Quotation Marks

 

We will identify and use quotation marks in writing, correcting any mistakes. 

 

We will also research the Hindenburg, listing facts about the disaster.

 

We will pretend to be newspaper reporters in 1937 and write a short news report about the Hindenburg disaster.

 

 

SPELLING:

Spelling focus:  Compound Words

Spelling words:

Ice cream

A lot

Keyboard

Fairy tale

Horseshoe

Piggy bank

Textbook

Guidelines

Newspaper

Space shuttle

Hay fever

Dead end

Password

Teenager

Skateboard

Everything

Barbed wire

Cartwheel

Root beer

Fingerprint

Air conditioner

Blood pressure

Worldwide

Straightedge

Cross country

 

All Spelling work is due on Wednesday.  Spelling test is on Thursday.