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DCES bookfair- Sept. 24-28th

Math and Literacy Night- Sept. 25th 5:30-6:30

Wear blue- Oct. 1st

Wear pink- Oct. 4th

Columbus Day- Oct. 8th

End of 1st 9 weeks- Oct. 9th

Report cards go home- Oct. 11th

Team Celebration- Oct. 19th

Red Ribbon Week- Oct. 22-26

Zoo Field Trip- Oct. 26th



Focus Skills: 

  • make inferences to understand characters
  • explore character change
  • explore narrative text structure through discussions of setting, characters, and the problems characters face
  • read independently


Text Structures:

  • compare/contrast
  • description
  • sequencing
  • summarizing
  • problem/solution
  • cause/effect



October 9-12

1. gradually- moving or changing very slowly

2. merchant- someone who sells goods to earn money

3. essential- something taht is very important

4. fortunate- having good luck

5. immense- very great in size or amount


October 15-19

1. lob- to throw

2. tremble- to shake uncontrollably

3. skeptic- someone who is slow to believe something

4. propose- to make a suggestion or share an idea

5. inflate- to fill with air or gas



Nonfiction Informational writing


Table of contents






 addition/ subtraction word problems

multiplication/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 25 problems and will be expected to complete the 25 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. 


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