Walls's Monkey Memo

November 03, 2014

Weekly Happenings

Greetings Students and Families,

Welcome back from the long weekend! I hope you all got lots of rest for the coming week. It is time to get back to our regular schedule and routines.

Math focus: Understand Multiplication -

Monday - Model Multiplication

Tuesday - Repeated Addition

Wednesday - Multiply with Arrays

Thursday - Arrays & Multiplication

Friday - Quiz

Literacy focus: Target skill - Clarify

Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polacco. Strategies for learning new words within text.

Constructive Response with less teacher modeling.

Reading Challenge:

Please remind your student to bring their independent reading book and pink reading log to school every day. New pink reading logs and books (for those who are finished) will be starting on Friday of this week.

Spelling focus: Unit #10 Long i - Practice, practice, practice! Please use words in a sentence when helping your child study their list.

*Remember to check your child's planner every night! This nightly routine helps form good habits and fosters responsibility.

2013-2014 Battle of the Books


Battle of the Books group meet every Tuesday during lunch.

Please encourage your reader to come and check it out. Battlers will read 15 books from now until January and challenge other teams using their knowledge of the books to earn points.

Lyn Maslow- head coach

Shellie Worsfold- assistant coach

Hope to see there!

West Homer Elementary PTO

· Next Meeting – Nov. 13 at 6:30PM

Veteran's Day Memorial Wall!

Veteran's Day is November 11th

PTO would like to celebrate Veteran's Day by honoring those who have served or are currently serving in the United States military services.

Stars are being sent home on Monday, November 03, 2014 with students. Write down the name of a person in your family who has served or is currently serving in the United States Armed Forces. (Additional stars are at the front office it needed.) All the stars will be displayed on the wall beside the art room. Let's fill the wall and honor those who have and continue to protect and serve the Unites States.

You may include any of the following information on your star(s):

Branch of military

Number of years served

Dates served

Any wars they served

Stars will be collected from November 04th - November 11th

Dates to Remember

Nov. 04 - Picture Re-takes

Nov. 11 - Veterans Day

Nov. 26 - Early Release Day 1:45 pm

Nov. 29&28 - Thanksgiving Holiday

*No School

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