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Room 10 News

                                                                                                                               10-23-17

                                                          
Dear Families,

I hope everyone had an enjoyable and restful Fall Break! Upon returning from break, we begin our nonfiction writing unit. Students will be writing How to Books and All About Books on various topics. In math, we will continue to build fluency in addition and subtraction with an emphasis on five and ten relationships. We will also begin a new science unit on plants and animals. Students will gain an understanding of what plants and animals need to survive and how we as humans depend on these larger systems to survive and how we can utilize them sustainably through a hands on experiential unit. We will begin by learning more about compost and by planting kale, spinach, and carrots. Looking forward, this unit will provide a meaningful foundation for when we go visit Hidden Villa Farm. 

Welcome back!

Sincerely,

Callie Cain

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CALLIE CAIN

(650) 312-7500 ext. 4062

ccain@smfc.k12.ca.us


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Important Dates

October 27: Picture Retake

October 31:  Halloween Carnival (1:50-2:30)

November 9: Hidden Villa Field Trip

November 10: Veteran's Day (no school)

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Spelling Words

 dull, nut, cup, rug, duck, sun, cub, cuff, come, here

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Word Wall Words

Students should be able to read and spell these words.

the, I, to, a, is, my, go, me, like, on, in, so, we, it, and, up, at, see, he, do, you, an, can, no, am, little, big, him, one, jump, come, here

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Word Families

short a: an, at, ap, ack

long a: 

short e: 

long e: 

short i: id, ip, ick, it, ig

long i: 

short o: 

long o: ot, op, ox, ock

short u: ull, ut, up, ug, uck, un, ub, uff

other word families: 

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Helpful Links

Geography Games

Math Playground

Raz-Kids

Starfall

Scholastic Reading Club-P9BYL

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Daily Schedule

8:20-8:40 homework check/number of the day/handwriting practice

8:40-8:50 calendar activities

8:50-9:15 literacy activity

9:10-9:30 phonics

9:30-10:25  writing workshop

RECESS

10:45-11:40 reading workshop

read to self (guided reading groups)

partner reading (guided reading groups)

11:40-12:05 center rotations

LUNCH

1:10-2:10 math/PMT

2:10-2:30 social studies/science

2:30-2:40 read aloud

Music-Tuesdays 8:55-9:25

Computer Lab-Thursdays 9:00-10:00

Library-Fridays 9:00-9:25