Walls's Monkey Memo
November 10, 2014
Greetings Students and Families,
My goodness, Thanksgiving break is only in 2 1/2 short weeks! The class has been working very hard at being Respectful, Responsible and Safe. Last week the class earned an all time weekly high of 112 Orca Bucks!! Wow!
Math focus: Understand Multiplication
Monday - Problem Solving and making Tables
Tuesday - Multiplication to find combinations
Wednesday - Hands on - Combination Tables
Thursday - Chapter 4 Review
Friday - Chapter 4 Test!
Literacy focus: Target skill - Clarify
Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polacco. Strategies for learning new words within text.
Constructive Response with less teacher modeling.
Test on Tuesday!
Poetry Mini Unit
Eating Snow art project
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 #11 Long o - 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.
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
Any wars they served
Stars will be collected from November 04th - November 11th
Family Fun Night!
Friday, Nov. 14th, 6:30-8pm
995 Soundview Ave
$5 for a book of 5 games
5 books for $20
*Single sheet for $1
Bingo Highlighters available for $1 or you can bring your own Bingo marker
Concession stand with treat will be available
West Homer Elementary PTO
· Next Meeting – Nov. 13 at 6:30PM