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Newsletter of the Week- Spelling, Vocabulary, & other important information

 

       Mrs. Godfrey Reading Newsletter

                April 17th- 21st, 2017

          Story of the week- Mummies by Joyce Milton                                        

Sight Words of the Week:

 other     our     outside     people     phone     piece   

 

     played     pretty     questions     rain    

Spelling Words of the Week:

 catch     stitch     scratch   stretch    bench     speech  

 

branch     starch     porch     coach     peach     roach

 

Word Study focus skill with spelling words this week: 

Short vowels, different patterns-/tch/- (catch, stitch, scratch, stretch),

/vowel,vowel, ch/- (coach, peach, roach, speech),

/consonant, consonant, ch/- (bench, branch)  

Vocabulary Words of the Week:

Review-

Oviparous- Animals that come from eggs

Mammals- Animals that give live birth

Dictionary- reference book, abc order, gives the meaning, spelling, and pronunciation of a word.

Atlas-a collection of maps and charts

Thesaurus-a reference book about words with similar meanings

Encyclopedia- reference book containing information on all types of knowledge, several volumes of books (animals, science, music)

Vocabulary from Mummies-

Mummy- a noun, that means a dead body that was prepared a long time ago

Pharoh- a noun, an Egyptian King

Ancient- an adjective, means very, very old

x-ray- a noun, that means a special picture of what’s inside our bodies

*This week we will finish our research about a topic and use materials in the library. We will learn about mammals and oviparous animals and more about the one we chose to research.

Reminders/Other:

-4/20/17-2nd grade Field Trip, see attached

 

*** If your child’s transportation changes, please write a note in your child’s agenda.

**Homework- Please make sure your turns in reading log folder every Friday. Students that do not turn their folders in on Friday will receive a zero for their homework grade for the week and lose their recess time that day.

***Classroom needs- Kleenex, Clorox wipes, pencils

***Has your child read 150 books? Every child should have read 100 books in their reading folder, if your child has not he/she is behind!

Our goal now is 200 books!

*Homework- Read, Read, Read, and write & sign in your reading log folder!! Every student should have 6 this week- 2 library books written 3x each.

*Reading Log Folders-Please read library books (your child can read each library books up to 3 times, that will count as 6 total books a week). Make sure to record these in the folder. If your child has read 50 books he/she will receive or get to wear their red hat to school on Friday!! For every 100, 150, 200 books your child will receive a pin to attach to their red hats. Read, Read, Read!!!!

 

 

***Thanks so much for all you do to help your child succeed in school!

 

 

 

 

                                                      

 

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