Route 40

Elementary School

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Working with Bees
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Working in the Garden
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Pre-K Blue Day
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Third Grade at Hickory
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Second Grade Newsletter November 9

Reading/Social Studies
We will be comparing two cultures from now until Thanksgiving break. We will be reading a variety of texts and viewing other media to learn about the Pilgrim and Wampanoag people. Students will complete a STEM activity by constructing a 1600 shelter that must withstand wind, water, and the weight of snow.
Grammar/Writing
Narratives- adding descriptive words, writing an ending
Spelling Pattern
Vowel Team- oe
Red Words- girl, how, gone
The test is on Friday. Tic-tac-toe boards are also due.
Science:
Students will learn about different birds in our area and design prototypes of birdhouses that attract a specific type.
Math
-Adding two digit numbers using a number line, break apart strategy and compensation
-I am hoping to test on this unit next Wednesday.
Homework
Practice math facts, complete 3 activities on the tic-tac-toe board (due Friday), math practice pages (due next week on Wednesday)
Reminder
Coins for Caring is starting today and will run until December 6th. Please send in your spare change to be collected at school. All money will go to support needs in our community during this Christmas season.
Calendar of Events
November
15- Picture Retake Day
21- 3 hour early dismissal
22-23- No School (Happy Thanksgiving!)
December
3-6 Santa’s Workshop
5- 3 hour early dismissal
14- Christmas Program