Thursday, June 18, 2015

IMPORTANT NOTICES for Friday, June 19th

Dear Parents,
         We are coming to the end of our school year! A reminder that this Friday dismissal is at 12:00. on Monday at 11:00 we are having an Awards Ceremony for all classes.  Parents are invited if you wish to come. On Monday we are all having our end of the year PIZZA party. All third grade students need to bring in $5.00 no later than this Friday so I make the arrangements. Each student should bring in his or her own juice but no large bottles or glass bottles.  Students may also bring in one bag of snacks, chips, cookies, cupcakes, chocolates, candy-  whatever you wish to share but  one bag or box is enough.  ALL WORKBOOKS, NOTEBOOKS, FOLDERS WITH PAPERS THAT ARE SENT HOME SHOULD STAY AT HOME.  ON FRIDAY AND MONDAY,  ALL STUDENTS SHOULD BRING IN ONLY A PENCIL CASE WITH PENCILS, ERASERS, COLORED PENCILS, AN EMPTY FOLDER TO SEND HOME ANY ADDITIONL PAPERS, AND AN EMPTY BOOKBAG TO TAKE ANY ADDITIONAL THINGS HOME.
           On Tuesday we are all attending the  eighth grade Graduation Ceremony and all students should be in school uniform. On Wednesday, all students wil receive their final report card and be dismissed by 1:00 and look forward to their summer vacation!

Monday, June 15, 2015

Homework for 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Grades for June 15 to 19

Dear Parents,
         This is a reminder that the  ELA Final Exam is this Wednesday for all grades.  Besides knowing all the vocabulary definitions for each of the six Units on the Study Guide, students should how to write a proper essay with a suitable introduction and a sensible conclusion.  Students must also show that they know how to use transition words correctly. Fourth must write three paragraphs. Third must write two paragraphs. Second must write one paragraphs with 6 to 8 sentences each.  Students must also know how to capitalize titles correctly. Students will need to cite evidence from the reading passage they are given in writing their essay. Below are some helpful suggestions for each grade.

FOURTH
Review all the vocabulary definitions for each of the six Units on the Study Guide.
Study how to use transition words correctly by viewing http://www.gallaudet.edu/tip/english_center/writing/guide_to_transition_words_and_sentence_samples.html.  The most important ones to study are Words that show comparison, Words that show contrast, Words that add information, Words that show conclusion.
Practice also C2 and C3 on ixl.com so that you know the difference between fragments, run-ons and complete sentences.

THIRD
Review all the vocabulary definitions for each of the six Units on the Study Guide.
Study how to use transition words correctly by viewing http://www.gallaudet.edu/tip/english_center/writing/guide_to_transition_words_and_sentence_samples.html.  The most important ones to study are Words that limit or prepare for example,Words that show conclusion, Words for additional information, Words that show effect/results.
Practice also C2 and C3 on ixl.com so that you know the difference between fragments, run-ons and complete sentences.

SECOND
Review all the vocabulary definitions for each of the six Units on the Study Guide.
Practice writing a good introduction and conclusion.  Practice retelling a story using time order  words such as First, Next, Then, Finally.
Practice also C2 and C3 on ixl.com so that you know the difference between fragments, run-ons and complete sentences.