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WEEKLY UPDATE: October 16-20

 

 

Dates to Note:  

 

October 19th-20th- MEA BREAK NO SCHOOL K-12 students and Staff 

October 31- Halloween Parade 2:00 (Classroom Party immediately following parade)

 

November 2nd- Parent/ Teacher Conferences 5-8 PM (School in session this day)

November 9th- Parent/Teacher Conferences 5-8 PM (School in session this day)

November 10th- NO SCHOOL K-5 Conferences 

November 23-24th ThANKSGIVING BREAK/ NO SCHOOL K-12 students and staff

December 18th - Raven Stream Band/Choir Concert - 5 p.m. @ Raven Stream Gym

 

  

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Harvest Party Helpers:

Notes went home on October 9th if you sent in a yellow helper sheet.  Please contact me if you have any questions or need any additional supplies or anything.  

 

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CHARACTER EDUCATION: 

Trait of the Month:  EMPATHY

The ability to share and understand the feelings of others.

 

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READING/BALANCED LITERACY:

Focus Standard:  1.  Idioms & Alliterations

 

In addition to the Focus Standard we will be doing a fun Haunted House "Creative Writing" Project this week.

  

 

VOCABULARY: 

 

 No Vocabulary this week

 

 

SPELLING:  

No Spelling this week

 

GRAMMAR: 

No Grammar this week

 

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MATH: 

Unit 2:  Number Stories & Arrays

Lessons Being Taught: 

* Multistep Number Stories, Part 2

* Equal Groups 

* Multiplication Arrays

 

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SCIENCE:  

Chapter 2 - "How Animals Live" 

Lessons Being Taught: 

*How Are Animals Grouped?  

*How Do Animals Grow and Change?

*How Do Adaptations Help Animals?

 

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HANDWRITING:

We will begin cursive handwriting this week.  We will learn all the lowercase letters first and then all the uppercase letters.  We are going to begin with learning the lowercase "t" and "u" this week.

 

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Other Things to Note... 

    **Please check my weekly updates each week for updates on what we are doing in the classroom and what you can expect your kids to be doing.  Please let me know if you have ANY questions/concerns when they arise...email works best for me, but you could also send a note or leave me a voicemail too.

 

 

 

Mrs. Harkins

 758-1562

vharkins@isd721.org