Mrs. Mitzel's Classroom News

Monday, November 10 - Friday, November 14, 2014

We have a new student in our class! Let's give a great big Welcome to Kameron Rigo!

Wednesday, Nov 12 is Picture Day... Group Pictures and Make up pictures!

Other Reminders:

  • If you haven't sent in money for the Disney on Ice fieldtrip, please get it in ASAP!
  • Turkey feathers are on sale until Thursday, Nov. 20th. The person with the most feathers will dress up as a turkey for everyone to see on November 21st!
  • Please send in canned goods and nonperishable items by Friday morning, Nov. 21st. The class with the most donated items will receive a pizza party.

Don't miss the snack calendar for the next two weeks of November! (listed below)

What we are learning this week:

Our weekly story: The Big Circle


Question of the week: How do animal communities work together to survive?


Spelling words: home, hope, rose, woke, those, bone, hose, joke, rode, stone


High frequency words: down, inside, now, there together


Amazing words: enemy, extinct, protect, crater, holler, swamp, bluff, boisterous


Phonics: Long o: o_e, Contractions


Conventions: Proper nouns: Days, Months, Holidays


Math: Collecting and Using Data; Real Graphs, Bar Graphs, Picture Graphs, Tally Marks

Spelling city assignments:

If ever you find that there are no assignments posted... please choose whatever activities you like ... using the current week's spelling words. I can see all activities that students do, even it they are not assignments. (Even when there are assignments you can still do other activities as well, if you like.)

Homework this week:

Read the weekly story each night


Monday - Language Sheet - Write spelling words 3x each OR Spelling City

Tuesday - Math Sheet -Sentences with first 5 spelling words OR Spelling City

Wednesday - Language Sheet - Sentences with last 5 words OR Spelling City

Thursday - Math Sheet - Put spelling words in alphabetical order OR Spelling City

Friday - No Homework! Have a great weekend!


If for some reason you don't have the homework one night and need to get it, just message me and I will get it posted for you.

Snack Calendar

Thank you to everyone who sent in snacks last week!

If there are ever any problems with sending snacks, please let me know.


We have no peanut or other food allergies in our classroom :)


We currently have 27 students in our class.


Following is the schedule for the first two weeks of November:


Monday, November 10 - Mckynze

Tuesday, November 11 - Austin

Wednesday, November 12 - Maddyson

Thursday, November 13 - Owen

Friday, November 14 - Elijah (Elijah's birthday is on Sunday, the 16th)


Monday, November 17 - Clontia

Tuesday, November 18 - Jazlyn

Wednesday, November 19 - Thomas

Thursday, November 20 - LeAsia

Friday, November 21 - Jaden


  • On your snack day, please send enough snacks for 27 students.
  • If your snack requires additional supplies, such as cups, plates, spoons, straws, napkins, etc., please send those items too (we might not have those supplies in the classroom)
November Breakfast

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November Lunch

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Links to Learning games:

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