Newsletter Jan 11-15

Mrs. Calta & Mss Barnett

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! 2016!

IMPORTANT DATES

Jan 12 We will re-start tutoring services

Jan 15 Next Spelling Test

Jan 15 Student early release @ 12:30. Note: No lunch visitors on early release days. Thanks!

Jan 17 Happy Birthday to Audrey and Ella

Jan 18 MLK Holiday

Jan 23 Happy Birthday to Declan

Jan 25 Happy Birthday to Mckinley and Kaitlyn

Jan 25- Jan 28 Swimming Program scheduled.

Feb 11 Casa Manana (see below for chaperon rifle selection)

2nd 9 weeks!!

Reading: Next week we will be reading: La Chiva en el tapete.We will do several activities with this story to build comprehension and fluency.

Language: We will focus on: Antonyms and synonyms

Spelling: Friday Jan 15 .

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

Social Studies: We will keep learning Goods and Services

Science: We are learning about the physical properties of ROCKS

NOTES


* Chaperones that were selected from the rifle to come to Casa Mañana:

Blue Group (Mrs Calta): Adriana (Margarita's mom) and Chasity L. (Abby L's mom)

Green Group (Mrs Barnett): Jennifer (Sophia's mom) and Katie M. (Brooks' mom)


* 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 JAN 15

1. ..............comenzar (to begin)

2. ..............después (later)

3. ..............cielo (heaven)

4. .............. nube (cloud)

5. .............. mejor (better)

6. ..............hablar (to talk)

7. ..............pegamento (glue)

8. .............. tío/tía (uncle/ant)

9............... toalla (towel)

10.............. suelo (floor)



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

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