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Miss Davis’ Dispatch
Room 138’s Weekly Newsletter April 21 – 25, 2014

Important Dates:
*Monday, April 21: No school
*Tuesday, April 22: Spelling Bee Classroom Eliminations Round 2
*Wednesday, April 23: Newspaper Club 3:07-4:00 p.m.; Choir Rehearsal @ Hille 4:30-5:30 p.m.
*Thursday, April 24: Bus Evacuation Drill 10:05 a.m.; Choir Spring Concert @ Hille 6:00 p.m.
*Friday, April 25: Spelling Bee Finals


  • Reading: Students will present their candy invention projects this week based on our novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. We will also begin writing some poetry. We will continue our work with Daily 5 reading centers to gain independence in their mastery of skills.

  • Language Arts & Spelling: We will begin talking about time order words in language arts this week. We will continue to focus on procedures for our writer’s workshop, focusing on persuasive writing. Spelling will continue this week with NO TEST, due to the spelling bee. Students will still receive spelling homework throughout the week, which will be collected daily.
dictionary
verdict
dictate
contradict
vindictive
abrupt
locate
location
rupture
portfolio
predict
portable
erupt
interrupt
jurisdiction
import
transport
passport
disrupt
corruption
locally
bankrupt
export
dislocate
interruption
  • Math: We will continue our math unit on decimal fractions. If you have any questions regarding grades for math, please contact your child’s math teacher since it may not be their homeroom teacher.

  • Science: We will begin a new unit on light this week.

  • Social Studies: We will continue our unit on the mid western region of the U.S.


If you have any questions please feel free to contact me via email at adavis@d142.org or at 708-687-4763 ext. 338. My newsletter will be updated every Monday, with a paper copy sent home and posted on my wikispaces. You can access wikispaces through the district website (www.d142.org), click on Foster, staff directory, and then my name.