Newsletter Dec 7-11

Mrs. Calta & Mss Barnett

Happy Christmas, Diwali, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa!.................................. HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON 2015!

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IMPORTANT DATES

Dec 3 Tutoring ends

Dec 5 Barnes & Noble- Highland Village 10:00-2:00 (10%-20% of sales go back to Wellington!)

Dec 6 Happy birthday to Vir!

Dec 10 Happy birthday to Clair W!

Dec 11 is Fireside Reading with your teachers. Wear your cozy pajamas this day.

Dec 15 Grinch Day! We will have several "grinch activities" Students are encouraged to wear GREEN.

Dec 16 Holiday Hustle. It is a fun day with crafts, music, technology and art! Students are encouraged to wear RED, WHITE OR GREEN.

Dec 17 Schedule:

  • Holiday Party 10:40 - 11:30
  • Lunch 12:40 - 1:10
  • Recess 1:10 - 1:40
  • Specials 1:45 - 2:30

Dec 17 Water Safety Program Permission forms need to be returned.

Dec 18 Next spelling Test

Dec 19 Early Release Day

  • Specials 10:30 - 11:05
  • Recess 12:10 - 12:20
  • Lunch 11:40 - 12:10
  • Early Rlease Day 12:30
  • NO LUNH VISITORS TODAY!
  • Cafeteria: SACK LUNCH ONLY.

Dec 27 Happy birthday Bradley!

Jan 12 We will re-start tutoring services

2nd 9 weeks!!

Reading: Next week we will be reading: Hanukkah & Kwanzaa (Culture).We will do several activities with this story to build comprehension and fluency.

Language: We will focus on Contractions and Verbs

Spelling: We are planning to have our next spelling test on Friday Dec 18. Please keep practicing at home with the new list.

Math: We will keep learning about Multiple Solutions for Addition and Subtraction Situations,

Social Studies: We will keep learning Hanukkah & Kwanzaa Holidays.

Science: We are learning about the ROCKS

NOTES


* HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!


* For English spelling words: The Words Their Way spelling lists, students should log onto

Spelling City to practice their words. They will use this link to access Spelling City: http://www.spellingcity.com/MsBarnett2/


* If you are considering sending birthday snack for the class remember that it has to be peanut free.


* Our web sites: Mss. Barnett at msbarnett2nd.weebly.com Mrs. Calta at mrscalta.weebly.com. You can find some extra information about the teachers, academic support games and pretty soon pictures from the class.


Suggestions for improving Spanish Vocabulary at home

o Read Easy Spanish book of your choice.

o Spend some time on my web for fun activities in Spanish: http://mrscalta.weebly.com

o Watch cartoons and movies in Spanish.

Scholastic BOOKS!!

Please remember to use our code: NDWDZ or find my name under teachers at Wellington: Neitheva Calta when buying Scholastic books. We are in great need of more Spanish books for our class.

SPELLING SPANISH WORDS FOR TEST ON 12/18

1. ..............vamos (let's go)

2. ..............paseo (a small trip)

3. ..............atrás (opposite of front -back-)

4. .............. lindo(a) (pretty)

5. .............. línea (a line)

6. ..............bueno (a) (being good for a person, or something)

7. ..............lejos (far)

8. .............. ciudad (city)

9............... rápido (fast)

10.............. hermano (brother)



For words in English/Spanish:

* Practice the words for test next test.

* Remember to write your words with lower cases.

* Every word is worth 10 points. If the word is spelled correctly and all the letters are right.

* The use off upper cases will be worth 1 point off your total grade.

* A missing or misplaced accent in Spanish words are considered a mistake.

Spanish Immersion Parent Collaborative 2015-2016

Dates ....................Times

January 6th ............9:00 AM/ 6:30 PM

March 17 ...............9:00 AM/ 6:30 PM

May 12 ...................9:00 AM/ 6:30 PM


Adress for the meetings:

400 West Main Street

Lewisville, TX