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Week of  10-23/ 11-10




RED RIBBON WEEK: October 23-27th

  • Monday, October 23rd- Bully NS Drug Free is healthy for ME!


  • Tuesday, October 24th- Your Future is Key, so Stay Drug Free!


  • Wednesday, October 25th- Be a Buddy Not a Bully!

World Unity Day-WEAR ORANGE

  • Thursday, October 26th- Team Up Against Drugs!

Wear your favorite SPORTS TEAM clothing

  • Friday,October 27th- Absolutely, paws-itively bully and drug free!

Wear your DC JAG Swag


 2nd  9 Weeks Reading Skills

Unit 1: Reading Community: Fiction and Nonfiction Narrative
-Make Connections
-Listen and Discuss Stories
-Build Our Classroom Reading Community

Unit 2: Visualizing Poetry and Ficion
-Visualize To Make Sense Of Text
-Use schema and make inferences informally
-Informally consider a character's point of view
-Discuss character's feelings

Unit 3: Making Inferences: fiction
-Explore narrative text structure through discussions of character, setting, and problem
-Make inferences to understand characters and character change 
-Make connections



  • Telling Time
  • Cube Method Strategy for Word Problems
  • Capacity/ Volume/ Mass Measurement
  • Multiplication and Division Word Problems



 Multiplication Fact Fluency Test Information


For the 1st 9 weeks we will be working on mastering 0, 1, 2, 5, and 10's. Your child will be given 30 problems and will be expected to complete the 30 problems within a 5 minute time frame. For the moment we will only be giving the multiplication portion of the tests on Fridays. Your child will be allotted minutes to complete the multiplication section of the test. 


*If your child has mastered 0, 1, 2, 5, and 10's, begin working on 3's and 6's for the 2nd 9 weeks. 


*3rd 9 weeks we will add 4's and 8's with 75 problems to complete in 5 minutes.


*4th 9 weeks we will add 7's and 9's with 100 problems to complete in 5 minutes. 


S.S. - Landforms and Habitats



** Please make sure your child eats breakfast and remind your child to pack a snack and water each day. 

** All transportation changes must be made in writing

** Please do not send your child to school sick. Please review the DCES student handbook for our policy for sick children. I know it is inconvient, but please consider the well being of the entire class.

 It is wonderful to work with such a great group of parents, thank you for all your support!!!


Our Schedule:

7:55-8:30      Morning Work/ Move to Learn/ snack

8:30 -10:20    Math/Science

10:20- 11:05   Activity

11:10-11:40   Recess (During Weather advisories we do not go outside.)

11:45-12:25   Grammar/S.S.

12:25-12:55   Lunch/Restroom

1:00 - 3:00    Making Meaning/Being A Writer/ Independent Reading

3:00 -3:15     Pack up/Dismissal


Activity Schedule:

Monday- Art

Tuesday- Music

Wednesday- P.E.

Thursday- Computer

Friday- Library