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Week of February 19th

Important Information 

  • February 19thNo School~ Presidents’ Day
  • February 23rd: Dress of Choice Day
  • If the wind chill “feels like” 20 degrees or below, we will not have outdoor recess.  Otherwise, we will go outside, so please send your children with appropriate winter gear. Also, please write your children’s names on their clothing articles so we can keep track of everyone’s belongings! Thank you!
  • Please remember to have your child wear appropriate shoes for P.E. or come with a change of P.E. shoes in your child’s backpack so they are able to participate.
  • Folders: Please be sure to have your child bring back their Thursday and Homework Folders every Friday.





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DLR (Daily Language Review) Packet: Week 23

Shurley Grammar 

Chapter 8:    Adjectives modifying the object of a preposition

          Sentence Jingle 

           Noun Jingle 

          Verb Jingle 

          Adverb Jingle 

          Adjective Jingle 

        Article Adjectives Jingle  

       Prepositions Jingle

      Object of the Preposition Jingle 



Unit 4 Week 4: What insects do you know about?

  • COMPREHENSION STRATEGY/SKILL:   Visualize and Point of View
  • PHONICS:  long i: i, y, igh, ie
  • HIGH FREQUENCY WORDS: caught, flew, know, laugh, listen, were
  • ORAL VOCABULARY: different, flutter, imitate, protect, resemble
  • SPELLING: find, night, by, kind, right, pie, animal, pizza, caught, listen
  • BONUS: Aztec, high, why, light, tried
  • Visit my links and documents page for practice games on Spelling City!



Singapore Math   

Chapter 12: Numbers to 40

Big Idea: Count, compare, and order numbers from 1-40

  • count on, read and write in numbers and words from 21-40
  • use place value chart to show numbers up to 40
  • show objects up to 40 as tens and ones (feel free to practice this concept at home too!) “A group of/row of/strip of 10 is 10 1’s” this belongs in the tens place and 1’s are loose and belong in the ones place
  • compare numbers to 40
  • find missing numbers in a pattern

*** If you are able, please practice math facts (addition and subtraction) with your children.  In addition to having students read passwords (sight words) before they come into the room, I have incorporated math facts!   *strategies we remind students to use are: counting on and back, and using other math problems (such as doubles) to help them figure out the answer.


History-Maya, Inca, Aztec

  • Maya in Mexico and Central America
  • Aztecs in Mexico Moctezuma, Tenochtitlan (the capital of the Aztec empire and what is now Mexico City)
  • Inca in South America (Peru, Chile), Cities in the Andes, Machu Picchu

*Test by end of week




 Core Stories 


Monthly Sayings 

Sayings and Phrases 


“Practice makes perfect.” ~ I also teach a modified saying of “Practice makes progress.”  I explain to students that you can always grow and improve and make progress, so this is often the phrase I use!

“Sour Grapes.”

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