Denham’s Diggity Dogs’ News See Spelling and Vocabulary Words
9/7/10 through 9/10/10 and Decodable Stories on back.
Spelling hot hop pop pot dot
not back pick now want
don’t of so
Students + Parents + Teachers = Success
Box Tops HOMEWORK
Jaunte, Zaralyn, Taylor and Tylar SPELLING/PHONICS: Study words every night.
TUESDAY – Write the words 2 times each.
WEDNESDAY – Draw and label a pot, something hot,
SKILLS FOR THE WEEK something that can hop, and something that will pop.
Phonics – short vowel o as in hot and pop
Grammar – asking sentences (questions) Spelling test will be on Friday.
Reading – drawing conclusions and making
Math – subtraction strategies: make a model, Every day:
act it out, and draw a picture, write a Study the vocabulary words every night until you
subtraction sentence to solve problems know them by sight. I expect you to read them to me
Science – Weather quickly. Read the decodable stories every night until
Social Studies – our state and nation: you can read them fluently and with expression. I will
Health – food pyramid test for expression and vocabulary Friday.
Behavior Reports, Calendar and Weekly MATH:
Progress Reports are sent home to keep you THURSDAY - practice worksheet
Math tests and assessments occur when students are
informed of your child’s current skills, progress
and behavior. Please discuss them with your
child and sign them so I will know you have seen Parents, Please
them. Call 884-3326 or send a note or e-mail for work on teaching
your child to tie
firstname.lastname@example.org/ shoes on their
own. I will give
ICE CREAM DAYS!!!! each child a trip
to the treasure chest if s/he can
Every Wednesday and Friday!!! show me how they can do it!
Bring $1 if you want ice cream.
A monthly calendar is attached to the "Return To
School" side of the Homework Folder.
Parents, please initial the calendar daily.
The notations on the calendar have the following
$Accelerated Reader Happy stamp - "I had a good day and I'm on the
road to success!"
Please listen to your child read at night. Y - "I know I broke a rule and I lost 5 minutes of
If you would like to see your child recess."
succeed at Accelerated Reader, ask B - "I broke a rule again, lost 10 minutes of recess
and I'm loosing out on learning time."
comprehension questions. Help your child R - "I broke a rule once more, lost all my recess, and
dig into the book and begin learning how I'm keeping my classmates from learning."
to read for understanding. Students may If you need more information about your child’s
take a test everyday if they are ready. behavior, please schedule a conference or send me
GO TEAM! a note.
Homework is an important part of your child’s
school experience. Supporting good work habits
requires a joint effort. I will support your child and
encourage good work habits at school. Your child will
greatly benefit from your support and
encouragement at home.
All homework assignments are due the next
school day after the assignment is given. I will not
accept late homework assignment unless your child
was absent the day it was due.
If a student is at school and forgets the homework
assignments or does not complete it, s/he will
receive a zero for the assignment.
s/he will go to silent lunch and then to the
Homework Study Hall during recess and complete
the assignments there.
This newsletter outlines all homework
assignments for the week and any worksheets will be
sent home in the Homework Binder. Lists of words
and stories are on the back of this newsletter
weekly and on the website.