# Room 106 News

### January 13, 2014

January 13th:

PTO Meeting

February 3rd & 5th:

2:00 Dismissal

4:00—7:00 Parent Teacher Conferences

February 4th:

2:00 Dismissal

February 6th:

11:30 Dismissal

1:00-4:00 Parent Teacher Conferences

## Math

The students are doing a fantastic job completing their weekly homework. Each day the students are assigned 30 math problems in class. As the math concepts get more difficult the students might be bringing home more homework. Please assist your child with any questions they might have on their daily work.

Here are the lessons we will cover this week:

Monday - Lesson 65 - Decimal Parts of a Meter

Tuesday - Power Up Test 12 (Division Facts)

Cumulative Test 12

Wednesday - Lesson 66 - Reading a Centimeter Scale

Thursday - Lesson 67 - Writing Tenths and Hundredths as Decimal Numbers

Friday - Lesson 68 - Naming Decimal Numbers

Also, please encourage a few minutes of daily math fact practice! http://www.abcya.com is a fantastic website to sharpen those skills!

## Language Arts - Wonders

Unit 3 Week 3 - Tests Tuesday, January 14

This week's essential question: Where can you find patterns in nature?

SKILLS:

Grammar - Main and Helping Verbs

Genre - Expository Text

Comprehension Skills - Main Idea and Key Details

Vocabulary Skill - Greek Roots

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Unit 3 Week 4 - Tests Tuesday, January 21

This week's essential question: What benefits come from people working as a group?

SKILLS:

Grammar - Main and Helping Verbs

Genre - Expository Text

Comprehension Skills - Main Idea and Key Details

Vocabulary Skill - Latin Roots

## Spelling Test Tuesday, January 14

This week's spelling words will focus on vowel team syllables. Encourage daily practice and be sure to check your child's planner for spelling homework. Also, take advantage of http://www.spellingcity.com ... great resource and makes studying for spelling fun!

## Spelling Test Tuesday, January 21

This week's spelling words will focus on consonant + le. Encourage daily practice and be sure to check your child's planner for spelling homework. Also, take advantage of http://www.spellingcity.com ... great resource and makes studying for spelling fun!