# November 10-14

## News This Week

Remember there is NO SCHOOL TUESDAY for Veteran's Day. Thank you to those that have served our country!

Remember that our field trip to 5 Rivers is \$2.00. We will go on November 19th.

Special Snack is Friday. The cost is \$1.50.

## Studies This Week

• Skills: Author's Purpose (entertain, persuade, or inform) and Preview
• Phonics: Long u and e (CVCe)
• Phonics: Inflected -ed ending
• Sight words: around, find, food, grow, under, water
• Practice at home: Read decodables and AR books

Spelling

• Practice spelling and writing words. Visit spellingcity.com/meverette for more practice.
• Words this week: huge, June, rule, tube, use, cube, cute, flute, rude, mule

Math

• Counting to higher numbers and finding missing numbers.
• Continuing with addition and subtraction word problems and all the different ways to make a given number.
• Practice at home: Have students start on a number such as 33 and count forward and backward. Write a section of numbers from 45 to 63 with some missing numbers and have them find what is missing. Have them identify numbers such as page numbers, temperature, numbers on TV, etc... up to 100 (and higher if they can do that easily). Call out numbers and have them write them. Check for the right order of the digits (like 27 versus 72).

Vocabulary

These words are used in English, math, or science we will learn throughout the week. Words are NOT tested, but will help understanding. Students are not expected to be able to spell these words.

• environment, require, thrive, inhale, slimy, sludge, capture, creature
• pattern, 100 chart, sum, addition, subtraction, plus, minus
• nutrition, food group, grain, vegetable, fruit, dairy, protein, meat, healthy

Writing & Grammar

• Words that are more than one usually end with "s"
• Journal writing, writing about healthy choices (expository)

Science

• Food groups, healthy choices, nutrition
• Working on a health fair activity to present to the other classes - ours will most likely be on the effects of soda on the teeth and bones

Social Studies

• Veteran's Day

## Upcoming Dates

November
14 - Special Snack \$1.50
18 - Blood Donation 6:45am-3:30pm - Out of Uniform Pass for participating families
18 - Snow Wizard
19 - 5 Rivers Field Trip
20 - PTA Duty Free Lunch
26-28 - Thanksgiving Holiday