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** Our 5th grade buddies have graciously have accepted our invitation to join us this Friday for chocolate chip pancakes!  We are very excited!!**

 

Language Arts:

This week we will continue to focus on the first job of “e” (silent e).  Students will generate words with the long /i/ sound using the vce pattern.   We will also discuss the soft sound of /c/ spelled ce, ci, and cy.  We will also discuss the soft sound of /g/  that makes the /j/ sound spelled ge and gi.

Writing:

Learn about various elements of a friendly letter.   Students will begin drafting a letter to a friend.

Spelling:  Test Friday

nice, like, life, drive, slide, ripe, time, write, silent, spider, where, of

Religion:

We will be learning about various Saints this week.   We will begin discussing the story of Noah and why God sent the flood.

Social Studies:

Locate and identify continents and oceans and describe bodies of land and water.

Math:   Test on Tuesday

Measure length and width using nonstandard units.  Review counting backwards and have students subtract 1 from a number.  Show how to use number line to hop down a number when subtracting.

 

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