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~*The Pitzer Post*~

May 8-12, 2017

In this weekly post, you will find information about the academic content and special events happening in the upcoming week. 

Literacy (Reading & Writing)

Click the link to view our upcoming theme skills!
Theme 16 (week one)
Phonics Words: driving, running, shining, trying, waiting, ask, next, delaying, studying
Vocab Words:  fresh, careless, amount
Grammar Skill: Other joining words: but, or, so


Chapter 18: Lines & Surfaces
: part of a line, curve, flat surface, curved surface, slide, stack, roll

  • Recognize, identify, and describe parts of lines and curves
  • Draw parts of lines and curves
  • Identify, classify, and count flat and curved surfaces
  • Identify solids that can stack, slide, and/or roll

Chapter 19: Shapes & Patterns
: plane shape, hexagon, trapezoid, figure, pattern, pattern unit, shape, repeating pattern, size, turning

  • Recognize and identify plane shapes
  • Combine smaller plane shapes to make larger plane shapes
  • Separate larger plane shapes into smaller plane shapes
  • Combine and separate plane shapes into figures
  • Draw plane shapes and figures on dot paper and square grid paper
  • Recognize and identify solid shapes
  • Build models using solid shapes
  • Combine and separate solid shapes



Second Step

This week we learned the importance of playing fairly on the playground.  We used S.T.E.P. to help friends solve their problems and came up with impressive solutions.  Can your child explain STEP? (don’t forget the motions)  How can they use S.T.E.P. at home?


Upcoming Events

Monday, May 8, 2017

  • Lunch: Cheeseburger
  • “fresh” note card comes home, due Tuesday

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

  • Lunch: Chicken Alfredo
  • Field Trip money is due today
  • “careless” and “amount” note cards come home, due Wednesday
  • Parent’s Club Meeting 7pm
  • DHS Cookie Sales

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

  • Lunch: Bring cold lunch ( we are eating at 10:20am due to our field trip)
  • Field Trip to Linden Hill Dairy Farm: bus leaves at 11am and will return by 2pm

Thursday, May 11, 2017

  • Lunch: Spaghetti and Meat Sauce
  • Phonics paper due tomorrow
  • Talent Show Auditions for St. Jude Benefit

Friday, May 12, 2017

  • Lunch: Bosco Sticks
  • Muffins for Moms 7am-7:30am

Celebrating Our Greatness!

  • Exploring life on a dairy farm
    • Did you know cows have 4 stomachs?!
  • Utilizing HyperDocs to explore picture graphs, Earth Day, and Procedural Texts
  • Practicing time management on Chromebooks with timers and learning menus

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