Room 22 Superstars

News for the Week of October 17

Happenings in Room 22

We've had quite the busy and exciting week in Room 22. Here are just a few of the fun things we've been up to!

*Students have been using Kahoot, Quizlet and Quizlet Live to review for their Chapter 15 Social Studies test.

*Students started brainstorming ideas for and pre-drafting their personal narratives.

*Students used Kahoot as individuals and in teams to review for their Social Studies test over Chapter 15.

*Students continue trying to solve the mystery of the missing Vermeer painting in our read aloud Chasing Vermeer.

Important Upcoming Events

10/17 (Mon): Spelling Test 5

10/17 (Mon): Chapter 15 Social Studies Test

10/20 (Thurs): Leo's Coney Island Fundraiser

10/21 (Fri): DLR Quiz and DGR Quick Check

10/24 (Mon): Native American Experience with Gary Ghareeb

10/24 (Mon): Spelling Test 6

10/28 (Fri): Halloween Party and Parade (afternoon)

10/31 (Mon): Spelling Test 6

10/31 (Mon): October Homework Calendar due

11/04 (Fri): Popcorn Day

Week of November 7: Parent Teacher Conference Week

Week of November 7: Scholastic Book Fair Week

How Can I Help My Child Study for Next Week?

Below are some ways you can help your child study to be successful for next week:

*Study multiplication and division facts (there are flashcards on Quizlet).

*Study the Chapter 15 Vocabulary, Bill of Rights, and Bill of Rights Situations on Quizlet-this is the study guide for your child's Social Studies test on Monday. If you do not have access to a computer or electronic device, your child has a paper copy of these cards.

*Study spelling words.

Spelling Words

Students' spelling test will be Monday, October 17.

1. semiannual

2. semicolon

3. semiprecious

4. semiformal

5. semiweekly

6. semisweet

7. semicircle

8. semisolid

9. semisoft

10. semifinal

11. blood

12. body

13. bow

14. bridge

15. broom

16. vertical

17. villain

18. necessary

19. argument

20. athletic

Halloween Party Information

Room 22's Halloween party will be held on Friday, October 28 in the afternoon. Students will eat a pizza lunch and watch the movie "Minions". They will change into their costumes towards the end of the day and walk in the North Road Halloween parade. Look for more information to come about the Halloween Parade later next week.

*Please be sure to either respond to the email or return the note in your child's Orange Friday folder to give them permission to watch the "Minions Movie" (as it is rated PG).

*If you would like to donate items for our party, please click on the Sign Up Genius link below.

Planners, Dojo, and Friday Folders

Please remember to sign or initial your child's planner every night and have him/her return the planner to school the next day.

Also, please remember to sign the back of your child's Orange Communication Folder and initial their Dojo tracker (located in your child's Daily binder) every Friday. Please return the folder and tracker to school the following Monday.

This Week's Units of Study

Math: Whole Number Multiplication and Division (Chapter 2) and Multiplication Timed Tests

Social Studies: Bill of Rights (Chapter 15)/Geography of the United States (Chapter 1)

Reading: Insight into Characters

Writing: Personal Narratives

Science: Heredity

Miss Mehlberg

Instagram: nrroom22

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

Have a wonderful week!