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    Mrs. Matthews' Peek At The Week May 20th-May 24th

    -Homework- 

    Monday- Read,Math 12.7, Review Trick Word List

    Tuesday-Read, Math 12.8, Review Trick Word List

    Wednesday-Read, Math 12.9, Review Trick Word List, 

    Thursday-Read, Math 12.10, Review Trick Word List

    •  -Reading Logs-
      Please make sure your child reads, or is read too every night, for at least 15 minutes . Be sure to sign your child's reading log. They are checked every day and are counted as a homework grade for reading. 
        
      -Word Wall Dictation-
      We are finished with Word Wall tests for the year. Please review the Trick Word List with your child this week. The students should be able to read and spell all of the words by the end of the year. A written test will be given on all of the words in June. Please review a few words each night.
       
      -Ocean Acres Dismissal Procedures-

      Please remember that students are not permitted to be picked up between 3:00-3:20p.m. Students will be dismissed at 3:25p.m. as per the Ocean Acres Dismissal Procedures. For more information, please visit the Stafford Schools website and click on the Ocean Acres page. 

      -Support Our Troops Assembly-

      The students will be singing “American Flag on the Moon” by Brad Paisley at our annual Support Our Troops Assembly on Thursday, May 23rdYour child was asked to wear either a plain Red or White shirt. 

      WHAT ARE WE LEARNING ABOUT THIS WEEK? 

      *Language Arts*

      -Discuss Conventions-punctuation, capitalization, spacing

      -Individual Reading Conferences/Leveling

      -Literacy Centers 

      -Writing Fundamentals- Fiction

      Editing: Capitalization

      Editing: Check It Out

      *Science/Social Studies/Health*

      -Scholastic News-Weekly Reader

      -Mindfulness

      -Zen Den

      -MakerSpace

      -Plant and Animal Superpowers

      *Fundations* 

      Unit 12: 

      -Concept of syllable in multisyllabic words

      - compound words

      -syllable division rules

      -Reading and spelling words with two closed syllables or closed and v-e syllables

      -reading with accuracy and prosody

      -paragraph structure 

      Sample Words: sunset, finish, reptile, 

      Trick Words: people, month, little, been, own, want, Mr., Mrs.

       WHAT IS COMING UP SOON?

      • School Closed-Monday, May 27th

        Happy Memorial Day!

        -Field Day- Friday, June 7t