Callie Cain

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Room 10 News


Dear Families,

May has been a busy month! Thank you, to all of our wonderful parents who came with us to the Discovery Museum. We can't do trips like those without you! We also wrapped up Art in Action for the year. The kids got to make their own art books, reflect on some of their favorite projects, and glaze their animal sculptures. I would like to say a BIG "Thank you!" to our dedicated Art in Action volunteers! 

As we approach the end of the year, we are continuing to work hard within our daily routine, while also working on some special projects, like our end of year musical.  There is no more spelling homework for the year and I encourage you to look at the activities list below, if you would like extra activities for home. I'm looking forward to a great end of the year!                                 


Callie Cain

Extra Home Activities

-reading: read to self, read to someone, have someone read to you, read using different character voices, sort your books (fiction and nonfiction)

-outdoor activities: create something with chalk, jump rope, ride a bike, swim, practice tying your shoes, count, sort, and organize things, make an obstacle course or treasure hunt, do yoga, garden, animal watching

-indoor activities: play a board game or card game, cook or bake something, count, sort, and organize things, set the table, practice tying your shoes, write a thank you note, make a comic, write a note to a relative, keep a journal, paint, draw, do origami, make a collage



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Important Dates

June 4-June 8: Student Led Conferences (minimum days)

June 18: American Symbols Musical (8:45)

June 20: End of Year Picnic

June 21: Last Day of School (minimum day)

Spelling Words


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, what, put, went, now, was, out, who, good, these, our, once, hurt, right, start, how, under, far, try, after, call, off, long, year, live, your, found, where, again, country, boy, four, move, change, earth, every, before, done, walk, buy, does, another, better, learn, never, father, blue, eight

Phonics Skills

short a: an, at, ap, ack

long a: a_e, ai, ay

short e: en, et, ed, ess, eg, ell

long e: e_e, ee, ea, ie, ey, y

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

long i: i_e, y, igh

short o: ot, op, ox, ock

long o: o_e, oa, oe

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

long u: u_e

blends (l, r, s), digraphs (th, ch, sh, ng)

soft g and soft c, ar, or, oor, ore, oar, er, ur, ir, ou, oy, oi, oo, aught, aw,  silent k, g, and w

Helpful Links

Geography Games

Math Playground



Scholastic Reading Club-P9BYL

Daily Schedule

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

8:40-8:50 calendar activities

8:50-9:15 phonics

9:10-9:30 literacy activity

9:30-10:25  writing workshop


10:45-11:45 math/PMT rotations

11:45-12:10 math games/science/social studies


1:10-2:30 reading workshop

read to self/counting collections (guided reading groups)

partner reading (guided reading groups)

center rotations 

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