Newsletter Feb 15-19

Mrs. Calta & Mss Barnett

IMPORTANT DATES

Feb 15 Professional learning day for our staff. No school for students!

Feb 16 It is Class and Individual picture day. No lunch visitors TODAY!

Feb 16 PTA meeting at 6:30pm

Feb 26 Next spelling Test.

Feb 29 Biography information. Due date.

Feb 22 Happy Birthday Ajooni!

Mar 3 Happy Birthday Lillian!

Mar 3 WES Open House 5:30-7:00 pm.

Apr 15 World Fest

3rd 9 weeks!

Reading: Next week we will be reading: Presidents' related books this week..

We will do several activities with these texts to build comprehension and fluency.

Language: We will focus on: Adverbs

Spelling: Friday Feb 26 .

Math: Base ten relationship applied to money

Social Studies: How innovations and technology change the way we live.

Science: Natural Resources vs Mad made.

SPELLING SPANISH WORDS FOR TEST ON FEB 26

1. ..............luna (moon)

2. ..............biblioteca (library)

3. ..............foca (seal)

4. .............. bandera (flag)

5. .............. mango (mango)

6. ..............pescar (to fish)

7. ..............marzo (march)

8. .............. helado (ice cream)

9............... abeja (bee)

10.............. querer (to love to to want something depende on the context)



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.

VERY IMPORTANT NOTES

* I am in need of a curtain to kind of cover one of the furniture in my class. If you sew and you are interested to help, please e-mail me so I can give you more details. I buy the materials, the curtain is about 24x48 inches. I will really appreciate it... Mrs Calta (caftan@lisd.net)


* BIG THANKS to Mrs. Adriana and Chasity for chaperoning on Casa Mañana field trip.


* Find some field trip to Casa Mañana pics at our websites. Mss. Barnett at msbarnett2nd.weebly.com and Mrs. Calta at mrscalta.weebly.com. Just be patient if you don't find them. We are still working on it =)


*Just a friendly reminder that students should be reading their guided reading books (in the gallon size bag) every school night and they should be reading them out loud to someone or something (they can read to their parents, pet, stuffed animal, etc.) . Also, don't forget to fill out the guided reading log! Mrs. Barnett.


* 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 codes when buying Scholastic books.:


NDWDZ for Mrs Neitheva Calta


PF48R for Ms Brittany Barnett

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