Peek of the Week for Sept. 28-Oct.2
Spelling: Special Sounds this week are: ay in pray, sc in scat, sk in skate. Our spelling words are: may, way, say, stay, play, scale, scan, scuff, scoop, scout, skate, sky, skid, skip, ask, dusk, brisk, says, said, today
Reading: Our story this week is: The Enormous Turnip
Genre: Folktale… A folktale is a story that has been told for a long time by a group of people.
1. enormous – very large
2. granddaughter – a daughter of one’s son or daughter
3. grew – became larger
4. planted – put in the ground to grow
5. strong – powerful
6. turnip – a kind of root vegetable
Math: We will have a test on Ch 3 this Tuesday.
*On Wednesday we will have our timed test, 50 addition problems/3 minutes/sums to 14
Social Science: We have started a unit on spiders. We will have a test on Wednesday, Oct 7th. A study guide will come home this week.
Language: We will begin proper nouns.
Reminders and Requests:
*We have the opportunity to hear a very special speaker, Adrian Peterson on Tuesday. Please check your email for more information. The children will get an opportunity to purchase his book and get it signed by him.
*Thursday will be picture retakes. If you need your child's picture retaken, please send an email to your teacher and send your child in non-uniform this day.
*This Friday, we will have author, Patsy Smith Roberts, visit our school. A letter will be coming home about how you may purchase a signed copy of her book as well.
*Our first field trip will be Tuesday, Oct. 6th. The staff at Savannah Children's Theater will teach all of our classes parts in a play about weather. Then, ALL students will get an opportunity to perform on stage! It is a delight! Parents are invited to attend the play and eat lunch with your child. A letter will be coming home this week with all the details.
*October 12th is Columbus Day and a school holiday.
*October 13th is Parent/Teacher Conference Day. The students do not attend school this day either. Please look for an email from your teacher about scheduling a conference on Oct. 13th.