Emma Otsuji

Emma Otsuji

February News

 February 19, 2018

Dear Parents of Room 9,


We made it through a very busy week last week! Literacy Week, Book Fair, 100th Day of School, Valentine's Day, Lunar New Year....PHEW!

Now we can prepare for KID TOWN!! Kid Town is the Social Studies simulation that I talked about way back in August at Back to School Night. The children will be participating as citizens of their "town". They will name it, be consumers and workers in it, and make decisions/laws for it. This community building unit is exciting and fun for the children (and it will be for you, too!).

Please mark your calendars for Thursday, March 29th at 8:30. We will hold our Town Hall Meeting that day, where you will be invited to experience Our Town first-hand. There will be more information coming home soon, so please look for any letters from me and also ask your child what we are doing to prepare. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask me.

**If you could start collecting toilet paper or paper towel rolls from home, I would really appreciate it. There is a special project that we will be getting ready for in March, but one of the major parts of it requires the rolls. Please make sure the rolls are completely finished and has no paper left on it.**

Thank you always for your support in the classroom and at home of your student's learning! Looking forward to seeing a lot of you this week! Have a great week!


Emma Otsuji



February 19: Presidents' Day-NO SCHOOL

February 23: Art in Action

March 12: Professional Development Day-NO SCHOOL

March 29: Kid Town Town Hall Meeting @ 8:30-9:00

April 2-13: Spring Break 

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Spelling Words

Long o(-o, -oa-, -oe, -ow): soap, go, flows, show, cold, hoe, toe, toast 

Sight Words: your, found

Homework for the Week


Monday: Presidents' Day (No School)

Tuesday: Write your spelling words two times each./Math Lesson 8-5

Wednesday: Word Shapes/Math Lesson 8-6

Thursday: Word Search/No Math Homework (Math Assessment given in class)

Art in Action

Next AiA Lesson: Friday, February 23rd

Scholastic Book Orders

Class Code - J22F4                              

Order Due Date - March 16, 2018

**The January order was submitted and should arrive later this week or early next week. Thank you for ordering!!**

Scholastic Website: http://www.scholastic.com/readingclub

Remember, all of your online orders make it possible for me to order new books for the classroom. Thank you!!

Happy Reading, Mrs. Otsuji

Spelling Word Archive

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, no, of, for, go, jump, had, ran, cap, has, back, pack, pans, sack, see, she, big, fit, him, hit, kick, kids, lid, lips, little, you, are, beg, fed, jet, ten, let, look, mess, neck, sell, dull, nut, cup, rug, duck, sun, cub, cuff, come, here, flat, slip, class, plums, clock, glad, plan, black, what, put, frog, brim, crab, prop, drip, trim, trip, grass, now, went, split, strap, scrub, squid, stretch, scratch, squish, because, when, cent, gem, face, race, stage, page, dance, strange, far, try, stay, spray, pay, way, paint, mail, trail, rain, year, live    

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