Weekly Newsletter – September 28

Happy Monday! Hope you all had a wonderful weekend. I am excited for the fall weather we have coming in the next few days. Summer is my favorite season, but there is something about fall that just makes me happy! A note about midterms: Midterms are just what they sound like…midterms. Grades can change so much between now and the end of the grading period! Please use this to encourage your child to do their best in all of their work as we continue through the year. Here is what is happening this week:


What We Are Learning:

English: We are reviewing compound sentences, subjects and predicates, and the 4 types of sentences. We will be having a test (including reading material) on Friday.

Math: We will be learning how to add with regrouping this week.

Reading: This week we will continue to go over prefixes and suffixes, along with similes. We will be starting a project called “Fall Is…” where we right similes that describe fall!

Social Studies: We are reviewing mapping this week and we will be having a quiz later this week.

Spelling: Our spelling words this week are review. However, please make sure to study them just as well as every other week! The words are down below.

Bible:  We are working our way through the life of Abraham this week, and in our video we are learning about the books of Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. We are also adding five more books this week to our Bible quiz (Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos). We are over halfway through the Old Testament! Our Bible Verse is listed below as well.


Bible Verse and Spelling Words:

This Week’s Verse: Romans 1:16 – For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.

Next Week’s Verse: Luke 2:1,3 – In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. And everyone went to their own town to register.

*From now until Christmas break we will be memorizing the Christmas story!

Spelling Words: suggest, problem, lettuce, subject, families, supplies, inches, pennies, included, happiest, strangest, greatest, complain, thrown, agree, Sunday, mountain, thousand, annoy, amount. Bonus: splendid


Odds and Ends:

Scholastic Book Order: Books orders are due tomorrow! Remember, when you order books for your family that gives me points to order books for our classroom.

Picture Day: Our picture day is on WEDNESDAY. Please bring your form that day if you are planning on ordering pictures! Pictures will be taken sometime in the morning.

Fire Safety: If you have not turned in your fire safety form, please make sure to do that this week. First safety will be on October 12th.

Bus Safety: Our class also participates in Bus Safety. This is October 7th. Nothing special you need to do, just want to keep you informed!

Box Tops: Please turn in all Box Tops by this WEDNESDAY so they can be ready for our first turn in date on Friday.

Field Trip: I will be sending out a reminder for the field trip later this week. Thanks to all of you who signed up to go with us! Start praying now for a beautiful day!

Grandparents Day: It’s coming! Invitations are going out this week. More details will be sent home this week as well. Date: October 16th.

Parent Teacher Conferences: Please make sure to get your form turned in. Also make sure to mark if you have any other children in the building. This helps us make conferences as easy as possible for you!


That is it for this week! Hope you have a great Monday!

In Christ,

Mrs. Starkey




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