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									      Christa                                     Mrs. Fenton’s Class
    McAuliffe
      Charter                                        Newsletter
    Elementary                                    Nov. 29, 2011
       School                                     diane.fenton@capecoralcharterschools.org
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                  Reading
                                                                    Math
    The basal story this week is “Splish,
                                                 We are working on solving word problems
Splash, Animal Baths”. The skills we are
                                                using addition and subtraction. We will
working on include Compare/Contrast,
                                                continue with subtracting larger numbers, and
Cause/Effect, linking verbs, using quotation
                                                subtracting with regrouping. The children will
marks, capitalization, and verb tenses.
                                                continue to have the timed addition and
                                                subtraction tests twice each week.
We are working on writing letters. Each
                                                       Important Notices
child has a Pen Pal from Connecticut. The
children have written a first letter of
                                                PTO Meeting- Tuesday, December 6
introduction.
                                                This week’s AR requirement will be test on
                                                1 small book, or 1 chapter book. Children
                                                should read at least 20 minutes each day.

                                                 Second grade play-Tuesday, Dec. 13 6 pm-
                                                “The Grinch That Stole Christmas”
                                                CME Cafeteria

              Core Knowledge                    Our class will shop at the Candy Cane Lane on
 We are finishing up our Water Cycle Unit.      Tuesday, Dec. 6. Children may bring money to
This week we studied clouds. Our retest on      buy gifts for family and friends. Thank you to
the Water Cycle will be on Wednesday.           the parents who volunteered to help our class
                                                shop!
In Social Studies we will be studying U.S.      Show and Tell Dec. 14
History. We will start with the Civil War.
Important people the children will learn
about include Harriet Tubman, Harriet
Beecher Stowe, Clara Barton, Abraham
Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and Robert E. Lee.
                                                                  December Birthdays

                                                                  Hannah

								
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