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Teacher Notes
Week of April 12-16, 2021

Important Upcoming Dates:

4/14/21 – Wednesday – Blue & Gold Casual Day Fundraiser for NDHS
Donation – $1.00

4/15/21- Thursday – Spring Picture Day

4/16/21 – Friday –  Reading Log Assignment #1 is due

4/19/21 – 4/23/21 – Monday – Friday – Iowa Tests of Basic Skills
Sharpen those #2 pencils!!
The best way to prepare your son/daughter for the tests is to be sure he/she:
*gets a good night’s sleep & is well rested
*eats a healthy breakfast before coming to school
*packs a nutritional snack for break
* has 3-4  sharpeneded #2 pencils with good erasers
*brings a pleasure book to read in case he/she finishes early

MusicRemember to visit Mrs. Vinovskis during her office hours.
Mon. , Tues., & Thurs. from 3-3:30 PM
Mrs. Vinovskis –  meeting ID is 365 878 8655
code    593896

3A Special Schedule:

Monday: Computer (8:00 AM- 8:35 AM)
Tuesday: Gym (9:45 AM – 10:30 AM)
Wednesday: Art (9:20 AM – 10:00 AM)
Thursday:  none
Friday: Music (10:15 AM- 10:45 AM) Remember your recorder for class!!

This Week in Class 3A

4/12/21 – Monday   
Computer class with Mrs. Salvemini (8:00 AM-8:35 AM)
ReligionTest – Chapter 15

4/13/21 – Tuesday  
Gym with Mrs. Blasi (9:45 AM- 10:15 AM)
Math Test – Geometry Part 1 –
Study vocabulary & concepts found on TB pp. 304-311

4/14/21 – Wednesday  
Art with Mrs. Waltz (9:20 AM- 10:00 AM)

4/15/21 -Thursday
Spelling Test

4/16/21 – Friday
Reading Log #1 is due today 
Reading selection testAmazing Wildlife of the Mojave 
Music  with Mrs. Vinovskis (10:30 AM – 11:00 AM)
Remember your recorder!!!

Daily Homework:

4/12/21 – Monday   
Religion –
none
Math –
Study for test tomorrow
Review TB pp. 304-311
Spelling – Test on Thursday
Social Studies – Complete worksheet using the Settling the Land Magazine
Be sure to use the magazine to find your answers!!
Reading Log #1 is due on Friday
Gym tomorrow! 

 

4/13/21 – Tuesday
Math – Study X facts (10 minutes)
Spelling – Write each word 2X in CB
1x print/1x cursive or 2x cursive
Test on Thursday
Reading Log #1 is due on Friday
Fundraiser: donation $1.00 
Dress down tomorrow in Blue & Gold to support the ND Gala

 

4/14/21 – Wednesday

Religion– Answer the question on p. 142
Respond in complete sentneces.
Math – Do WB p. 120
Study x facts
Spelling – Test tomorrow
Reading Log #1 is due on Friday

4/15/21 – Thursday
Religion

Math – 
Spelling- 
MusicRemember to bring your Recorder for class tomorrow

4/16/21 – Friday  
Math – 

Spelling –
Reading – 
Remember to pack a pleasure book for SSR!

Reading Log Information:

List the dates/ minutes you have been reading daily.
Log 30 minutes of time in your journal each week.
Record the Title/ Author of the book
Then answer only one question from the list below.
Make sure you write 5-6 complete sentences about a book you are reading.

Response Questions for Nonfiction Stories:

  1. What is the book about? (person, event, animal, place…explain)
  2. What message is the book trying to teach? What is the main idea of the book?
  3. Name 2 supporting details of the main idea. How does this help explain the message of the book?
  4. New Word: Define the new word and explain how it is used in the book. Does the word have any other meanings? Explain.
  5. What was the most important thing I learned? Write about it. Explain your ideas.

Response Questions for Fiction Stories

  1. Who are the main characters? Describe them.
  2. How does the story begin? Explain.
  3. How does the story end? Do you like the ending? Why, or why not?
  4. What is the main problem in the story? How is the problem solved?
  5. What is the setting of the story? How is the setting important to the story?
  6. New word: Did you learn the meaning of a new word? What was the word? How was it used in the sentence? Does it have any other meanings? Explain.
  7. This character reminds me of somebody I know. State who, and explain.
  8. Is there anything you wish the author had included? State your idea and explain why you feel it should have been included.

 

Zoom Room Rules:
Virtual Students

***Please be ready for class &  join my Zoom room @ 7:30 AM.

***Remember to wear your school uniform.

***Please keep your video on & make sure you are muted.

***Please do not leave class without permission.

***Be a good listener.  Look at and pay attention to the speaker.

***Raise your hand to speak. Do not call out.

***Patiently wait your turn.

***Do not distract or disturb others – practice self-control.

***Respect others. Be kind with your words and actions.

I thank you for respecting our rules.

Lunch:
This year we will be eating lunch in our classroom.
Please help us maintain a “Peanut Free” classroom. Thank you.
Please provide a t-towel/place mat to cover  your child’s desk at lunch and snack.

Hot Lunch needs to be pre-ordered.

Snack:
Ten minutes each morning the children may enjoy a small snack to hold them over until lunch.
Please pack a dry snack that does not reuire a spoon for your son/daughter to enjoy a break time.
Pretzels, crackers, muffins, cereal bars, pop tarts, string cheese, sliced fresh fruit & veggies would be approptiate items for snacktime.
Please help us keep our room Peanut Free. Thank you.
No one will be using the water fountains, so pack a filled water bottle for your child to keep at his/her desk.

Absence Notes:
Please remember to send in a note to verify the following information:
*****your child’s name
*****the date(s) of absence
*****the reason for the absence
Thank you

Handbook:
Please review the parent handbook.
It contains a wealth of information.
Dress Code Guidelines are outlined for your reference.

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Helpful Websites

First in Math

Christ Our Life

Spelling City

Sadlier Connect

*More parent information can be found online at www.stjaneschool.com/parents/

Wonders Reading Resource:
The login information will be taped in your child’s planner.
Please use the site to review stories, skills, & vocabulary at home.