Mrs. O'Donnell
Week of Dec. 17, 2018

Just a few reminders:
I want to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas!  The children are all so excited about the week to come.  On Monday we have our concerts.  One is at 10 A.M. and the other is at 7 o'clock in the evening.  Thursday we will be going to the Playhouse to see "Once Upon a Snowflake", and on Friday we will have our party.  

Homework for the week of Dec 17,2018

Monday: Math p.109, 110  Read 20 min; SPELLING START 
Tuesday : Math p.111, 112 Read 20 minutes spelling
Wednesday: Math p. 113, 114  Read 20 minutes, spelling

Lesson 14: Helen Keller

HFW: all, food, front, hair, never, party, sky, started, stories, warm

Vocab: knowledge, curious, motion, silence, illness, imitated, darkness, behavior

Vocab Strategy: Suffix -ly

Phonics: Long Vowel o (o, oa, ow)

Comprehension Skill: Author’s Purpose

Target Strategy: Summarize

Grammar: Using Proper Nouns


Science- Unit 5: Environment for Living Things

Big Idea: Living things meet their needs in their environments. Environments change over time. Students will learn how plants and animals meet each others needs, how living things are adapted to their environment, how plants can survive in different environments, and how environments change over time.

Vocabulary Focus: environment, food chain, pollen, adaptation, resource 


Religion- Chapter 13: Advent

Advent is the season of waiting and preparing for the coming of Jesus Christ. We will be working on our Advent writing prompts, exploring and discussing the theme for each week of Advent. We celebrate by praying and helping others. Students’ work will be displayed at parent teacher conferences.

Social Studies:   


Math- Chapter 5: Addition and Subtraction

Students will learn how to use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract, and represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction.

Essential Question: How do you use place value to subtract 2-digit numbers with and without regrouping?

Students will focus on breaking apart ones place to subtract, model regrouping for subtracting, model and record 2-digit subtraction, rewrite 2-digit subtraction, add to find differences, problem solving, write equations to represent subtraction, solve multi-step problems.

Vocabulary Focus: ones, subtract, difference, tens, ones, regroup, digit, bar model, numb


Spelling words. 

own                                                        review: so
most                                                                     grow

**Spelling tests will be on Friday’s 

Special Schedule:
Monday: Library 
Tuesday: Computer
Wednesday: Spanish
Thursday: Art and Music
Friday: Gym Please Wear gym uniform and sneakers on Fridays. 

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