Ms. Kelp's Weekly News

Week of: September 19th

Next Week's Focus


Genre: Biography

Skills: Cause and Effect

Study vocabulary words and their meanings! List goes home on Monday and should stay in the GREEN take home folder!


We will be learning how to estimate/round numbers to the nearest 10 and 100. Will will also be estimating sums and differences. Test on Friday!


Phonemic Pattern: c and g sounds

Spelling list goes home on Monday. Please study at home!

Test on Friday!


We are focusing on "strong story starters" and "exciting endings". We will be editing old stories and making them more interesting and attention getting to our readers.

Social Studies:

Geography! This week we will focus on continents, oceans, and hemispheres.

Life Skill:

Integrity: to tell the truth and do the right thing even when no one is looking!

Students "caught with character" displaying the life skill of the week will be in a drawing for a QR reward code.

Upcoming Homework

Monday: spelling and vocabulary words go home (please keep these in the green take home folder so students can study at school too.)

Tuesday: Math worksheet

Wednesday: Math study guide in class and sent home

Thursday: Math Test

Friday: Vocabulary Quiz & Spelling Test

Mark Your Calendars

Oct 11: PTO Family Night

Oct 13: PTO Meeting

Oct 14: PTO Movie Night

Oct 19: Spirit Wear Order Form Due

Oct 20-21 Fall Break, No School

Tech Tip

Please have the EdPuzzle app (and any other apps already provided) downloaded by MONDAY SEPT. 19th! We will be using it on Tuesday and Wednesday this week!

Things to Remember:

  • Each student will need to bring in a pair of headphone/earbud to keep at school!
  • iPads will need to be brought to school daily, fully charged
  • iPads will be used for production, not consumption. We will use them to utilize the curriculum. (no gaming)
  • iPads are not used during indoor recess
  • iPads are not out on the bus
  • iPads are not out at the YMCA unless parents have communicated and signed off with the Y that they can be used for specific homework/assignments
  • iPads will never go in the restroom

Happy Birthday!

Tonia (Sept 21)

Related Arts Schedule

Monday: Music

Tuesday: P.E

Wednesday: Collaboration

Thursday: Art

Friday: Library, Music (changes every 9 weeks)

"What have you done today to make someone SMILE?"

My Contact Info

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