Week 24 (February 8 – 12, 2010)

Joshua, Dori, Hannah, John, Bailey, Kramer, Kelly, Braydon, and Calli competed in LA's 3-on-3 basketball tourney last Thursday

No school for students Friday, the 12th, and Monday, the 15th.

Valentine’s Day party is this Thursday and starts at 2:00 (or 2:30…I’ll get back to you).  A list of student names went home in last week’s Monday Folders.

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Star of the WeekEvery Wednesday, for the remainder of the year, the class will interview its Star of the Week.  The Star can bring in photos and artifacts about her/him for display on Monday and must remove them by Friday.  This Wednesday’s  Star of the Week is Joshua J.  On deck (Wednesday, February 17):  Bailey.  In the hole (Wednesday, February 23): Dillon.

Download Mr. Tallent’s  “Week 24 for Parents” .zip file here from YouSendIt. It contains the:

  • Open Court vocabulary words (the story is not available online)
  • Mr. T’s spelling list (important noteeveryone has the same spelling list this week)
  • DOL (daily oral language) practice sheet and answer key

–Download a .zip file unpacker here (most computers will open this file automatically when you click on it. If not, you can find one here)

Math 5. Problem sets 77 – 79 will be due as homework this week. They should have plenty of time in class to complete homework. They will test this Thursday.

Daily Oral Language (DOL). Students edit two or three sentences daily in class and will test on some of the same sentences this Thursday. Additionally, students will edit two similar sentences weekly for a quiz grade (to see if they can apply their newfound editing knowledge).

Spelling. Every student has a spelling list at their individual spelling level as determined by their Morrison-McCall test results (several kids spell well beyond the fourth grade age level). A copy of their list is sent home in their Monday Folder and a duplicate list kept at school.

Vocabulary. All students take a five word vocabulary test this Thursday.

Shurley Grammar. Students will be reviewing “Pattern 1 and 2″ sentences and possessive pronoun usage.

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