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                                 **   Reading story and spelling lists are below announcements  **


Week of September 11 - 15

FUNDRAISER, sell, sell, sell!!!

Reading, Language, and Spelling test on Friday.

Story, Meet Rosina -  Spelling and vocabulary words below
Math Grouping 10s, 100s place value ones, tens, hundreds, counting and reading 3 digit numbers 2.NBT.A.1a, 2.NBT.A.1b
Language: Identifying complete sentences, what kind of sentence it is (question ?, command ., statement ., or exclamation !)
Picking out the predicate (verb)
Using commas in a series ( I like apples, bananas, and pears.)
Know a personal narrative is a story about you written by you.

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PLEASE REMEMBER:::::::::::  Do not drop your children off prior to 7:45 A.M.  They are not supervised until that time.
 
P. E. is on Monday and Wednesday.  Please have your child wear tennis shoes on these days.
 
 
Routine:

Please make sure you check your child's folder each night and sign the assignment/behavior sheet.
Homework is every Tuesday night. This should be returned the following day.
We have a reading, spelling, and language test every Friday! Please make sure you read your child's story with him/her, practice spelling and vocabulary words, and go over the language pages each night.  All other assignments will be listed at the top of the page.

Absentees:

If your child is sick and cannot attend school please call the school office first thing in the morning to notify us of the absence. 
If your child is absent make-up work will be sent home when they return to school unless other arrangements are made. 

Pick up Procedure: 
Your child should be picked up in the gym at 3:00 P.M.  Use the gym doors to enter the building. 
Please have your pick-up card with you at dismissal time. If someone else is picking your child up from school they will need the pick-up card.  
*****If the person picking your child up is not on the pick-up list then I will not allow your child to leave the building with that person. This is for your child's safety! *****
 
 
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SPELLING/VOCABULARY WORDS FOR THE YEAR
UNIT 1
 
David's New Friends 
August 21-25
 
1.   has
2.   six
3.   him
4.   sat
5.   bad
6.   wag
7.   if
8.   will
9.   had
10. fix
groan- a moaning sound of dislike or pain
excited- full of excitement, being very happy
whisper- speak softly
carefully- use caution
different- not the same
 
Mr. Putter & Tabby Pour the Tea
August 29- September 2
 
1.   went
2.   pet
3.   tub
4.   tell
5.   not
6.   hut
7.   tug
8.   job
9.   fog
10. bun
company- friendship or companionship
delighted- very pleased
enjoyed- to get joy or pleasure from something
share- to give some of what you have to someone else
thinning- to become thin
wonderful- very good

Language help:  book pages 10-17.  Find the subject in a sentence.  Find the predicate in a sentence.  Combine 2 sentences into 1.  Use commas correctly.
 
Family Farm, Then and Now
September 4- 8
 
1.   cape
2.   ate
3.   bake
4.   back
5.   mad
6.   cap
7.   bag
8.   ham
9.   rake
10. made
crops- plants grown by farmers to be eaten or sold
harvest- to gather a crop
regrow- to grow something again
machines- devices used to do a particular job
irrigate- to bring water to crops by streams, pipes, channels
 
Meet Rosina
September 11-15
 
1.   hike
2.   fin
3.   did
4.   mix
5.   rip
6.   line
7.   pipe
8.   five
9.   side
10. pick
signing- to use sign language
cultures- ways of life
relatives- members of your family
celebrate- to do something enjoyable for a special reason
deaf- not able to hear
 
My Name is Yoon
September 18-22
1.   box
2.   cone
3.   fox
4.   home
5.   dog
6.   nose
7.   lock
8.   poke
9.   pot
10. rope
cuddle- to hold close to you
favorite- someone or something you like best
patient- waiting calmly
practiced- to do something many times to get better at it
settled- make yourself at home
wrinkled- to get creases or lines in is

Language:  
Pick out correct sentences.  
Example:  Did Ben throw the ball?  correct
did Ben throw the ball?
Know the kinds of sentences.  
1.  A question is a sentence that asks something and ends in a question mark(?). 
Are you my friend?
2.  A command tells someone to do something and ends in a period (.).   Go get the ball.
3.  A statement is a sentence that tells something and ends in a period (.).  I like pizza.
4.  An exclamation is a sentence that shows strong feeling and ends in an exclamation mark (!).  What a funny dog I saw!
Know the predicate is what is happening in the sentence.  Sally and Rick flew kites.  Flew kites is the predicate.

 
UNIT 2
 
Babu's Song
September 26-30
1.   jay
2.   hay
3.   may
4.   main
5.   wait
6.   tail
7.   sail
8.   pay
9.   train
10. stay
collection- a group of things that belong together
concern- something that is important to you
exclaimed- to shout out suddenly with strong emotion
figure- a shape
vendors- people who sell things

Language help:
Proper nouns, holidays, days of the week, months of the year, and specific people are capitalized.  Examples:  Memorial Day, Tuesday, September, Ms. Troutman, Oak Street
Review that a noun is a person, place, or thing.  Examples:  boy, desk, school
 
Dona Flor
October 3-7

 
1.   need
2.   leaf
3.   baby
4.   he
5.   we
6.   mean
7.   queen
8.   seek
9.   eat
10. pony
advice- what you tell people to help them with a problem or situation
commotion- a lot of loud noise and confusion
rattled- make a quick, sharp noise
respected- someone you look up to
shivering- shaking or trembling

Language help: possessive nouns
I ride in Dad's car.
My brothers' bikes are big.
Punctuation in a letter:
Dear Mr. Rabbit,
Sincerely,
 
A Tall Tale
October 10-14

 
1.   light
2.   wild
3.   lie
4.   mind
5.   try
6.   sight
7.   high
8.   cry
9.   tie
10. dry
independence- freedom
landmark- an important building or place
state- having to do with a particular state in our country
government- people in charge of ruling a country or other place
symbol- something that represents something else

Language help:
Pick the noun from a Sentence.  Tom gathers beautiful flowers
Capitalize proper nouns.  Tom, Metropolis, Illinois, Metropolis Elementary School
Take notes to gather information.  Use your notes to write a summary.  A summary tells the important points in a few words.  When you write a summary, put the information in your own words.
 
One Grain of Rice
October 17-21
 
1.   most
2.   grow
3.   mow
4.   told
5.   goes
6.   bowl
7.   toast
8.   toe
9.   foam
10. soap
amount- how much of something there is
clever- smart and learns quickly
collectors- people who gather a certain type of object
double- twice as much
reward- to give someone a gift or honor because he or she did something well
store- to put something away for later use

Language help:
Micah ran three (miles, mile's, miles'). miles is correct
He had tired (foot, feet, foots). feet is correct
My (sisters, sister's, Sisters) ball is lost. sister's is correct
My (parents, parents', parents's) friend saw it. parents' is correct
A writer uses details to create a picture for the reader.  A writer puts details in an order that makes sense.  A writer uses describing words to tell how something looks, sounds, feels, smells, and tastes
 
African-American Inventors
October 24-28
 
1.   flute
2.   mule
3.   tune
4.   duke
5.   dune
6.   dugle
7.   use
8.   music
9.   June
10. fuse
allowed- let something happen
design- to plan how to make something
instrument- a tool or machine made for a special purpose
invented- to make something new that does not exist
powerful- very strong
products- things made by people or machines
 
Unit 3
 
The Alvin Ailey Kids
October 31- November 4
 
1.   term
2.   skirt
3.   hurt
4.   clerk
5.   first
6.   churn
7.   herd
8.   burst
9.   stir
10. turn
effort- you try very hard
mood- how something makes you feel
perform- to do something on stage for people
proud- how you feel about something you did or what someone else did
remember- to think of something you already know


 
Abuelo and the Three Bears
November 7-11
 
1.   near
2.   ear
3.   where
4.   steer
5.   deer
6.   here
7.   verb
8.   dear
9.   perch
10. cheer
argue- to disagree
arrive- when you reach a place  
cozy- comfortable
medium- in the middle, average size
noticed- to see something
stubborn- people who do not like change
 
Music of the Stone Age
November 14-18
 
1.   dark
2.   far
3.   farm
4.   are
5.   art
6.   start
7.   hard
8.   park
9.   part
10. large
impossible- cannot be done
pleasant- something we like
talent- something you do well
treasures- precious things such as gold
 
Click, Clack, Moo:  Cows That Type
December 5 - December 9
 
1.   north
2.   oar
3.   port
4.   more
5.   store
6.   wore
7.   roar
8.   tore
9.   board
10. fort
demand- to ask very firmly
emergency- an urgent situation
furious- to be very anger
impatient- to easily annoy
neutral- not taking sides
sincerely- you really mean it
 
Stirring Up Memories
December 12 - December 16
 
1.   fair
2.   shark
3.   care
4.   stare
5.   star
6.   dare
7.   hair
8.   rare
9.   pair
10. chair
creating- to make something new
familiar- you know it because you have seen or heard it before
glamorous-fascinating or exciting
imagination- to think of things in your mind
memories- things you remember
occasions- important events
 
UNIT 4
Head, Body, Legs:  A Story from Liberia
January 2 - January 6
clown
sound
ground
house
crown
brown
shout
growl
cloud

gasped- to take in air and make a sound
attached- a part of something that is connected
frantically- in a panic or hurry
swung- to move back and forth
delicious- very good tasting
 
Officer Buckle and Gloria
January 6 - January 20
boil
broil
moist
soil
joy
avoid
toy
royal
point
oil
attention- to notice something closely
buddy- a friend
accident- not on purpose
tip-a suggestion
enormous- very big
obeys- follows rules

A Trip to the Emergency Room
January 23 - 27
canoe
room
tool
shoe
fruit
clue
glue
suit
new
flew
serious- very important
personal- about you
aid-help
informs-information told to you
heal-to get better
 
A Harbor Seal Grows Up
January 30 - February 3
would
shook
should
hook
could
soot
brook
foot
crook
good
young-new
examines-to look at carefully
mammal-an animal that is warm blooded
normal-what something should be
hunger-a feeling you get when not fed enough
rescued- saved

Mice and Beans
February 6 - February 10
launch
law
draw
crawl
hawk
fault
sauce
raw
pause
jaw
menu-a list of available food
fetch-to go get
simmered-to cook slowly
assembled-to put together
devoured-to eat in a hurry

A Tiny Seed
February 13 - February 17

nap
index
napkin
visit
cap
object
cabin
cotton
in
happen

burst- to break open
desert- a very dry place
drifts- to flow through the air like a feather
drowns- to be covered in too much water
gently- to move softly, smoothly, quietly
neighbor- a person living close to you

Language pages 280-287   Study pronouns.  Examples:  Jan and Tom went to the pool.  They is the pronoun that replaces Jan and Tom.  The water is cold!  It replaces water.  A list of some pronouns:  I, we, us, she, he, it, they, we, me

February 20 - February 24
The Ugly Vegetables
pen
pencil
net
magnet
publish
pepper
fuzzy
dinner
bet
better

Challenge/Vocabulary words
prickly- to have sharp points
blooming- a flower that is opening up
muscles- parts of our body that move our bones
scent- a smell
trade- to exchange or switch

Language pages 288- 299

Study subject/verb agreement.....contractions   mom's, dad's, family's, 
they are= they're
he is = he's
I am = I'm


 
February 27 - March 3
Meet the Super Croc
 navy
odor
giant
lazy
open
crazy
gravy
solo
human
lady

Challenge/Vocabulary 

ancient- very old
confirm- to show something is true based on facts
hopeful- to think something good might happen
site- a location or position of something, example... camp site
unable- something that you can't do
valid- something that can be proven to be true


 


 
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