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Mrs. Lori Coverick - 2nd  (Send e-mail)

News for the week of 4-27 to 5-1:

Monday-Bookmobile-Last check out

This week we will not have a spelling test due to our field trip on Friday!

Reading: Our focus this week will be on guided reading and writing. We will also continue with our novel study “SWINDLE”. Once we finish our study we will be writing to the author, Gordon Korman, to let him know how much we loved the book! Students will also be reading a variety of texts in class including different Readers’ Theater scripts.

Language: We will continue to study adverbs. We will review nouns, verbs, and adjectives so that students don’t forget what those are!

Spelling: NO SPELLING TEST due to the field trip!

Math: We will be wrapping up our chapter on fractions and geometry. We will continue to review old skills learned throughout the year and will be pushing the math fact practice!

Math Fact Practice:
Please have your child go on xtramath.org daily to practice their math facts. You can write the time down on their logs that they are practicing on this website. They will need either your email address that you used to sign them up or my email address which is lcoverick@summithill.org
They will type their first name.
Then they will need their pin number.

Science: We will be making flashcards and studying the vocabulary from the matter chapter.

Social Studies: Geography with Flat Stanley!

FRIDAY’S field trip! Be sure to send a lunch in a disposable bag with your child’s name on it.
Chaperones, please be at school by 8:50 when the students arrive. Sign into the office and they will send you down to the classroom.
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News for the Week of May 4 to May 8:

Reading:
-Our stories this week are Fairy Tales! Students will be reading Yeh-Shen and Cinderella in their reading books. They will be comparing the two fairy tales.
-Vocabulary words in these stories are: task, glimmering, served, worn, concealed, content, overjoyed, and valuable. These are difficult words. Please discuss them, look them up in the glossary with your child, and practice using the words in sentences. Vocabulary Sentences are due Thursday.
-We will also be reading from our Novel, SWINDLE and looking up some words in dictionaries.

Language:
-Students will be working on irregular verbs, possessive nouns, and writing opinion pieces.

Spelling:
-Words this week are cow, house, town, shout, down, mouse, found, loud, brown, ground, pound, flower, out, now, towel, and pounce.


Writing:
-Students will learn about writing opinions.
-Creative writing- Doodle Loops

Math:
We will be reviewing skills learned throughout the ear. Please push the math fact practice at home!


Science:
-We will be reading about how matter changes.
-Students will be making terrariums and learning about plants!

Social Studies:
-Flat Stanley/ geography study continues


This week in class

Monday
P.E. (Wear Gym Shoes.)
Bookmobile (See schedule that was sent home.)

Tuesday
Art or Technology
Music

Wednesday
P.E. (Wear Gym Shoes.)

Thursday
Music
Spelling Sentences due (most weeks)

Friday
P.E. (Wear Gym Shoes.)
Library
Reading/ Math Logs due


Downloads List

Classroom Management [8/15/2014]
Logs/ All About Me/ Birthdays [8/15/2014]
Snacks and Water bottles [8/16/2014]

Cool Links

abcya
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All subjects-fun for kids/ Fun brain
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Animal Facts
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Go Math (Curious George Models)
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Go Math Student workbook
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Go Math-Math on the Spot videos
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Go Math/ interactive student (bear)
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Go Math/ Think Central Parent Webinars
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Journeys student book
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Learning games for kids
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Math Facts- Math Magician
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Math Practice
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Math/ Fact Monster
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Math/ Math is Fun!
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Math/ Math libs
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prefix / suffix practice
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Reading with phonics
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Science/ Our Science Book on line
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Sight words in a story-Practice reading
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Sight Words! Fun Website!
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Spelling City
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Study Island
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Study Zone-Grammar and Reading Comprehension
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xtramath
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