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Miss Davis’s Newsletter February 18-21. Special Announcements: Turn in Field Trip Permission slips with admission cost by Feb. 21 st . We will be going on our field trip Friday February 28 th 8:45-2:00 Black History Month Biography due next week! . Spelling Words

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Miss davis s newsletter february 18 21

Miss Davis’s Newsletter

February 18-21

Special Announcements:

Turn in Field Trip Permission slips with admission cost by Feb. 21st.

We will be going on our field trip Friday February 28th 8:45-2:00

Black History Month Biography due next week!

  • Spelling Words

  • ought, soft, yawn, walk, long, also, thaw, lost, cause, taught, pause, straw, false, author, almost

  • Phonics: Review

  • Vowel Variants o: o, au(gh), aw, a(l), ough

  • Vocab words:

  • blanketed, surroundings, nocturnal, effort, dozes, swoops, detail, fluttering, plummet, inverted

  • See definitions on back!

What We’re Learning:

Reading and Language:

“Bat Loves the Night”

“Bottlenose Dolphins”

“Bear Snacks”

“Night Secrets”

“Alligator”

Sequence

Reading Rate

Summary

Sequence

Writing:

Main and Helping Verbs

Biographies

Homework: Attach a copy of your work and turn in Friday

Complete at least two speller’s choice

Continue work on your biography for Black History Month!

Complete your reading log

Practice your vocabulary sentences

@ Rachel Thorp 2013


Miss davis s newsletter february 18 21

More Info!

Vocab Definitions:

nocturnal ~ sleeps during the day and active at night

fluttering ~ moving through the air lightly and quickly

blanketed ~ area that is covered with something like fog or snow

detail ~ small piece of information that is part of a whole

inverted ~ something turned upside-down or inside-out

surroundings ~ the area around you

effort ~ hard work

dozes ~ takes a short nap

swoops ~ dives or dips downward

plummet ~ drop suddenly from a great height

Writing Assignment this week!

This week students will work on summarizing. This will be done within the classroom. Worth 5 points total.

Biography:

Writing a biography is writing about another persons life

It should begin at the person’s birth and go sequentially through the life of their influential person

There should be many facts and details and a picture printed or drawn.

The Black History Month Biography is due next week and will be a large portion of the students reading grade.

Make sure your child is finishing this writing project!

@ Rachel Thorp 2013


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