Week of November 3-7

Take a Peek at the Week!
Week of November 3-7
Dear Parents,
Our Halloween party on Friday was so much fun! A special thank you to all
the parents who helped make it so wonderful for the children. They loved it!
Announcements & Reminders:
 Daylight Savings: Don’t forget to change your clock’s back! 
 Next Week’s Story: Our story next week is “Click Clack Moo: Cows That
Type” on Think Central (Story 11), www.thinkcentral.com.
 Report Cards: If you have not done so, please sign the envelope and send back
to school. You may keep the report card.
 Grand People’s Day: Students need to wear 1950s costumes for Grand People's
Day. (Refer back to Alisha Butler’s email to look at the flyer for suggestions).
There will be NO KIDS CLUB on Grand People’s Day. Refreshment donations
are requested. You may go to:
 Cinderella Play: Send in field trip form if you have not done so already.
 Jackets/Coats: Make sure your child brings one for cold days. It needs to be
marked inside with your child’s name.
Mark Your Calendar!
Wednesday, November 5, 19
Friday, November 7
Tuesday, November 11
Monday, November 24
Tuesday, November 25
Wednesday, Nov. 26-Friday, Nov. 28
Early Dismissal (2:00)
Grand People Day, 1:30-3:00
Veteran’s Day – No School
Field Trip to Young Actors Theatre
Thanksgiving Dessert
Thanksgiving Holiday – No School
This Week in the Classroom
Reading & Language Arts: Our story this week is a humorous fiction entitled,
“Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type” by Doreen Cronin. Our reading focus is
drawing conclusions on characters based on text, illustrations, and author’s word
choices. Our spelling focus will be base words with s and es endings. In grammar,
we will be focusing on compounds. In writing, we will be writing persuasive
letters along with preparing for Grand People’s Day.
Math: We are working on finding the area of objects and measuring distances.
We will continue to work on ballpark estimates as well as adding 2-digit numbers
using partial sums as well as more traditional methods.
Science: In Science we our continuing with the unit Animals are Living Things and
will be learning the characteristics of reptiles, amphibians and fish.
Social Studies: We will be learning about the election process and how ballots are
Enrichment: The students will be learning about manners and table etiquette to
prepare for the holidays!
The holidays are quickly approaching, but we are staying focused on our learning
goals. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to talk to me. Have a
great weekend!
Warmest regards,
Jeanne Corbett