The Mumper Minute

Week of October 19, 2015

Notes from Mrs. Mumper

  • Please make sure you check your child's Bees Book everyday for important papers.
  • Please place all homework in the homework page protector. It is located in your child's Bees book. This is where I look for homework.
  • Week of October 19th: Stand up for others week
  • Wednesday October 21st: Unity day - wear orange to show that together our school stands against bullying.
  • Week of October 26th: Read ribbon week - Respect yourself and others.
  • 10/26 - respect yourself - wear red to kick off the week!
  • 10/27 - Follow your dreams and wear your PJ's!
  • 10/28 - Turn your back on bad choices and wear mismatched/backwards clothes!
  • 10/29 - Stay in the game and wear your favorite team jersey/shirt/colors!
  • 10/30 - Bee a winner day! Show good character and dress up like a character from a book! It would be great if you would dress up as someone from Toys Go Out!
  • SPP reading challenge! Tweet a pic of your Mighty Mind reading at home. Use #sppbeesread and tag the Mighty Minds (@mumpersclass)! Can't wait to see the Mighty Minds reading at home!

A note from Ms. Z the art teacher


Next week we will be painting in class and should you want to send old t-shirts or smocks for your child to wear during art they may do so next week! I have cubbies for all classes so students can store their shirts in my room throughout the year.

Ms. Courtney Zernhelt

Visual Art Teacher

Southern Pines Primary/Cameron Elementary

Clip Chart Hall of Fame

Congratulations to these students who have made it to the clip chart hall of fame!

Isabella Robinson - 9/23/15

To be in the Hall of Fame a student must have 25 pink days!


If you haven't looked at our classroom twitter you are missing out! They students have done some amazing work and we would love for you to see it. Remember you don't have to have a twitter account to view our twitter. Here is the link to our twitter:

Our class handle is : @MumpersClass

Check us out, comment, and let your child know what you think of their learning!

Wish list

  • 10 ping pong balls
  • 8 cans of playdough
  • A USB or 3.5mm computer microphone if you have one you are not using.
  • Several shoebox size plastic storage containers.
  • Can of compressed air: Like this
  • Spelling city premium membership ($52.95) for the year

Spelling list

Link to this week's words on Spelling City

  1. us
  2. them
  3. I'm
  4. I've
  5. don't
  6. isn't
  7. can't
  8. we'll
  9. it's
  10. didn't
  11. you're
  12. that's
  13. wasn't
  14. you've
  15. they're
  16. wouldn't

Curriculum Focus

Comprehension- Fact and Opinion

Phonics- contractions

Fluency - stress

Vocabulary Strategy - Suffixes(-er & -est)

Grammar- Verbs

Writing- write to inform

Math- Sums and differences within 100

Social Studies- Economics

Story -Jellies