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Newsletter week of 11-19-18

Posted by: Cynthia Martie | November 18, 2018 | No Comment |

Dear Parents and Guardians,
Happy Thanksgiving week!

Please note that we are collecting Boxtops for Education. You can send them in with your student to give to me.

We will work on the following skills in Reading this week.
• Ask and answer questions about what is read in fiction and nonfiction.
• Locate information to answer questions.
• Describe characters, setting, and important events in fiction and poetry.
• Synonyms and antonyms
• Prefixes and suffixes

In Science this week, we will continue our unit on weather.

This week in Math the students will work on rounding numbers to the nearest 10 then adding and subtracting the rounded numbers.

In Social Studies we will learn about Thanksgiving.

Sincerely,
Mrs. Cindy Martie

Cynthiamartie@spsk12.net

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Mrs. Martie’s Newsletter for week of 11-5-18

Posted by: Cynthia Martie | November 3, 2018 | No Comment |

Dear Parents and Guardians,

On Wednesday, we begin the 2nd marking period. The students were supposed take their Science benchmark on Friday. However, due to glitch in the online assessment program they will take it on Monday. The Social Studies benchmark benchmark will now be taken on Wednesday, November 7th. Please help your child review for these tests. They will cover all the things the students have learned this marking period. The science department has provided us with a very nice study guide booklet which I sent home a few weeks ago in their binder. I have reprinted study guides for the Social Studies benchmark. They were put in the binders last Monday.

Please note that we are collecting Boxtops for Education. You can send them in with your student to give to me.

This week the students will continue to have homework. They will have homework Monday- Thursday unless otherwise noted. Important things to know about homework are:
• The homework sheet for the week, along with the spelling words, will be glued in your child’s agenda on Mondays.
• Please make sure your child reads TO you every night for 20 minutes. This is in addition to the 20 minute district homework policy. They can check out books on Monday during library. However, if they need a new one before then, they can visit the library between 9:00 and 9:20 AM.
• The spelling words are part of the reading skills for the week so please check that they are doing one menu item nightly and returning the assignment to school every day.
• I will send home a reading passage that your child needs to read to you nightly.

We will work on the following skills in Reading this nine weeks:
• Use consonants, consonant blends, and consonant digraphs to decode words.
• Use knowledge of short, long, and r-controlled vowel patterns to decode and spell words.
• Use information in the story to read words.
• Use knowledge of sentence structure.
• Use knowledge of story structure and sequence.
• Reread and self-correct
• Use vocabulary from other content areas.
• Ask and answer questions about what is read in fiction and nonfiction.
• Locate information to answer questions.
• Describe characters, setting, and important events in fiction and poetry.
• Identify main idea in fiction and nonfiction.
• Summarize stories and events with beginning middle, and end in the correct sequence.
• Draw conclusions based on text.

In Science this week, we will begin our unit on weather.

This week in Math the students will work rounding numbers to the nearest 10.

In Social Studies we will learn about Veteran’s Day.

Sincerely,
Mrs. Cindy Martie

Cynthiamartie@spsk12.net

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Mrs. Martie’s Newsletter week of 10-29-18

Posted by: Cynthia Martie | October 28, 2018 | No Comment |

Dear Parents and Guardians,

This is the last week of the first marking period. The students will take their Science benchmark on Friday, and the Social Studies benchmark on Monday, November 5th. Please help your child review for these tests. They will cover all the things the students have learned this marking period. The science department has provided us with a very nice study guide booklet which I sent home last week in their binder. I have reprinted study guides for the Social Studies benchmark. They will be in the binders on Monday.

I’m attaching another copy of the Trunk or Treat flyer that is happening on Tues.

Please note that we are collecting Boxtops for Education. You can send them in with your student to give to me.

This week the students will continue to have homework. They will have homework Monday- Thursday unless otherwise noted. Important things to know about homework are:
• The homework sheet for the week, along with the spelling words, will be glued in your child’s agenda on Mondays.
• Please make sure your child reads TO you every night for 20 minutes. This is in addition to the 20 minute district homework policy. They can check out books on Monday during library. However, if they need a new one before then, they can visit the library between 9:00 and 9:20 AM.
• The spelling words are part of the reading skills for the week so please check that they are doing one menu item nightly and returning the assignment to school every day.
• I will send home a reading passage that your child needs to read to you nightly.

We will work on the following skills in Reading this nine weeks:
• Use consonants, consonant blends, and consonant digraphs to decode words.
• Use knowledge of short, long, and r-controlled vowel patterns to decode and spell words.
• Use information in the story to read words.
• Use knowledge of sentence structure.
• Use knowledge of story structure and sequence.
• Reread and self-correct
• Use vocabulary from other content areas.
• Ask and answer questions about what is read in fiction and nonfiction.
• Locate information to answer questions.
• Describe characters, setting, and important events in fiction and poetry.
• Identify main idea in fiction and nonfiction.
• Summarize stories and events with beginning middle, and end in the correct sequence.
• Draw conclusions based on text.

In Science this week, we will review magnets and matter and start our unit on weather.

This week in Math the students will work on comparing numbers, ordering numbers, and place value, and continue to review past skills.

In Social Studies we will review citizenship and Communities Change Over Time.

Sincerely,
Mrs. Cindy Martie

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Newsletter week of 10-22-18

Posted by: Cynthia Martie | October 20, 2018 | No Comment |

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We are fast approaching the end of this first marking period with benchmarks in Science and Social Studies left to take. Please help your child review for these tests. They will cover things the students have learned this marking period. The science department has provided us with a very nice study guide booklet which I will be sending home this week in their binder. It is in booklet form.

Please note that we are collecting Boxtops for Education. You can send them in with your student to give to me.

This week the students will continue to have homework. They will have homework Monday- Thursday unless otherwise noted. Important things to know about homework are:
• The homework sheet for the week, along with the spelling words, will be glued in your child’s agenda on Mondays.
• Please make sure your child reads TO you every night for 20 minutes. This is in addition to the 20 minute district homework policy. They can check out books on Monday during library. However, if they need a new one before then, they can visit the library between 9:00 and 9:20 AM.
• The spelling words are part of the reading skills for the week so please check that they are doing one menu item nightly and returning the assignment to school every day.
• I will send home a reading passage that your child needs to read to you nightly.

We will work on the following skills in Reading this nine weeks:
• Use consonants, consonant blends, and consonant digraphs to decode words.
• Use knowledge of short, long, and r-controlled vowel patterns to decode and spell words.
• Use information in the story to read words.
• Use knowledge of sentence structure.
• Use knowledge of story structure and sequence.
• Reread and self-correct
• Use vocabulary from other content areas.
• Ask and answer questions about what is read in fiction and nonfiction.
• Locate information to answer questions.
• Describe characters, setting, and important events in fiction and poetry.
• Identify main idea in fiction and nonfiction.
• Summarize stories and events with beginning middle, and end in the correct sequence.
• Draw conclusions based on text.

In Science this week, we will start our unit on weather.

This week in Math the students will work on comparing numbers, place value, and continue to review past skills.

In Social Studies the students will continue to explore Our Changing Communities. (Then and Now)

Sincerely,
Mrs. Cindy Martie

Cynthiamartie@spsk12.net

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Mrs. Martie’s Newsletter for the week of October 15, 2018

Posted by: Cynthia Martie | October 13, 2018 | No Comment |

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We fast approaching the end of this first marking period with benchmarks in Math, Science, and Social Studies. Please help you child review for these tests. They will cover thing the students have learned this marking period. The science department has provided us with a very nice study guide booklet which I will be sending home next week.

Please note that we are collecting Boxtops for Education. You can send them in with your student to give to me.

This week the students will continue to have homework. They will have homework Monday- Thursday unless otherwise noted. Important things to know about homework are:
• The homework sheet for the week, along with the spelling words, will be glued in your child’s agenda on Mondays.
• Please make sure your child reads TO you every night for 20 minutes. This is in addition to the 20 minute district homework policy. They can check out books on Monday during library. However, if they need a new one before then, they can visit the library between 9:00 and 9:20 AM.
• The spelling words are part of the reading skills for the week so please check that they are doing one menu item nightly and returning the assignment to school every day.
• I will send home a reading passage that your child needs to read to you nightly.

We will work on the following skills in Reading this nine weeks:
• Use consonants, consonant blends, and consonant digraphs to decode words.
• Use knowledge of short, long, and r-controlled vowel patterns to decode and spell words.
• Use information in the story to read words.
• Use knowledge of sentence structure.
• Use knowledge of story structure and sequence.
• Reread and self-correct
• Use vocabulary from other content areas.
• Ask and answer questions about what is read in fiction and nonfiction.
• Locate information to answer questions.
• Describe characters, setting, and important events in fiction and poetry.
• Identify main idea in fiction and nonfiction.
• Summarize stories and events with beginning middle, and end in the correct sequence.
• Draw conclusions based on text.
In Science this week, finish our unit on matter.

This week in Math the students will work on equality and inequality.

In Social Studies the students will explore Our Changing Communities. (past and present)

Sincerely,
Mrs. Cindy Martie

Cynthiamartie@spsk12.net

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Mrs. Martie’s Newsletter for the week of October 8, 2018

Posted by: Cynthia Martie | October 7, 2018 | No Comment |

Dear Parents and Guardians,

I am still waiting for cooler weather now this 2nd week of October. Please remember our Farm Day field trip is Wednesday. Make sure your student brings a bag lunch, towel, and wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Those who requested a lunch from the school will pick them up before we leave.

Please note that we are collecting Boxtops for Education. You can send them in with your student to give to me.

This week the students will continue to have homework. They will have homework Monday- Thursday unless otherwise noted. Important things to know about homework are:
• The homework sheet for the week, along with the spelling words, will be glued in your child’s agenda on Mondays.
• Please make sure your child reads TO you every night for 20 minutes. This is in addition to the 20 minute district homework policy. They can check out books on Monday during library. However, if they need a new one before then, they can visit the library between 9:00 and 9:20 AM.
• The spelling words are part of the reading skills for the week so please check that they are doing one menu item nightly and returning the assignment to school every day.
• I will send home a reading passage that your child needs to read to you nightly.

We will work on the following skills in Reading this nine weeks:
• Use consonants, consonant blends, and consonant digraphs to decode words.
• Use knowledge of short, long, and r-controlled vowel patterns to decode and spell words.
• Use information in the story to read words.
• Use knowledge of sentence structure.
• Use knowledge of story structure and sequence.
• Reread and self-correct
• Use vocabulary from other content areas.
• Ask and answer questions about what is read in fiction and nonfiction.
• Locate information to answer questions.
• Describe characters, setting, and important events in fiction and poetry.
• Identify main idea in fiction and nonfiction.
• Summarize stories and events with beginning middle, and end in the correct sequence.
• Draw conclusions based on text.
In Science this week, we will practice the Scientific Method, learn about tools that scientists use, and continue our unit on matter.

This week in Math the students will continue towork on addition, subtraction, inverse relationships, and fact families. We will then move on to skip counting forwards and backwards by 5 and 10.
In Social Studies the students will explore city, state, and national government and diversity.

Sincerely,
Mrs. Cindy Martie

Cynthiamartie@spsk12.net

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Newsletter week of 10-1-18

Posted by: Cynthia Martie | September 29, 2018 | No Comment |

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Happy first week of October! I am hoping the weather will finally start cooling down a bit.

Please note that we are collecting Boxtops for Education. You can send them in with your student to give to me.

This week the students will continue to have homework. They will have homework Monday- Thursday unless otherwise noted. Important things to know about homework are:
• The homework sheet for the week, along with the spelling words, will be glued in your child’s agenda on Mondays.
• Please make sure your child reads TO you every night for 20 minutes. This is not included as part of the 20 minute district homework policy. They can check out books on Monday during library. However, if they need a new one before then, they can visit the library between 9:00 and 9:20 AM.
• The spelling words are part of the reading skills for the week so please check that they are doing one menu item nightly and returning the assignment to school every day.
• I will send home a reading passage that your child needs to read to you nightly.

We will work on the following skills in Reading this nine weeks:
• Use consonants, consonant blends, and consonant digraphs to decode words.
• Use knowledge of short, long, and r-controlled vowel patterns to decode and spell words.
• Use information in the story to read words.
• Use knowledge of sentence structure.
• Use knowledge of story structure and sequence.
• Reread and self-correct
• Use vocabulary from other content areas.
• Ask and answer questions about what is read in fiction and nonfiction.
• Locate information to answer questions.
• Describe characters, setting, and important events in fiction and poetry.
• Identify main idea in fiction and nonfiction.
• Summarize stories and events with beginning middle, and end in the correct sequence.
• Draw conclusions based on text.

In Science this week, we will practice the Scientific Method, learn about tools that scientists use, and begin our unit on matter.

This week in Math the students will work on addition, subtraction, inverse relationships, and fact families and in Social Studies the students will explore city, state, and national government and diversity. There will be a test over this on Friday. Study guide will be in agenda on Monday.

We are keeping very busy following the district pacing guide. I am looking forward to working with all of you this year and I want to thank you in advance for sharing your student with me.

Sincerely,
Mrs. Cindy Martie

Cynthiamartie@spsk12.net

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Mrs. Martie’s Newsletter for the week of September 24, 2018

Posted by: Cynthia Martie | September 23, 2018 | No Comment |

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We finally completed a full week of school. The students and I are settling in finally.

Remember to send the Farm Day field trip permission slip in by 9-28-18. We will NOT need any parent volunteers due to limited seating on the buses and limited parking at the site.

Please note that we are collecting Boxtops for Education. You can send them in with your student to give to me.

This week the students will continue to have homework. They will have homework Monday- Thursday unless otherwise noted. Important things to know about homework are:
• The homework sheet for the week, along with the spelling words, will be glued in your child’s agenda on Mondays.
• Please make sure your child reads TO you every night. They can check out books on Monday during library. However, if they need a new one before then, they can visit the library between 9:00 and 9:20 AM.
• The spelling words are part of the reading skills for the week so please check that they are doing one menu item nightly and returning the assignment to school every day.
• I will send home a reading passage that your child needs to read to you nightly.

We will work on the following skills in Reading this nine weeks:
• Use consonants, consonant blends, and consonant digraphs to decode words.
• Use knowledge of short, long, and r-controlled vowel patterns to decode and spell words.
• Use information in the story to read words.
• Use knowledge of sentence structure.
• Use knowledge of story structure and sequence.
• Reread and self-correct
• Use vocabulary from other content areas.
• Ask and answer questions about what is read in fiction and nonfiction.
• Locate information to answer questions.
• Describe characters, setting, and important events in fiction and poetry.
• Identify main idea in fiction and nonfiction.
• Summarize stories and events with beginning middle, and end in the correct sequence.
• Draw conclusions based on text.

In Science this week, we will practice the Scientific Method, learn about tools that scientists use, and continue our unit on magnets. There will be a magnet test on Friday. The study guide will be in their binders on Monday.

This week in Math the students will work on patterns, and in Social Studies the students will explore city, state, and national government and diversity.

As you can see, we have a busy first nine weeks ahead of us, especially in Reading. I am looking forward to working with all of you this year and I want to thank you in advance for sharing your student with me.

Sincerely,
Mrs. Cindy Martie

Cynthiamartie@spsk12.net

 

 

 

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Mrs. Martie’s Newsletter for the week of September 17, 2018

Posted by: Cynthia Martie | September 15, 2018 | No Comment |

Dear Parents and Guardians,

I hope everyone stayed safe during our “hurrication”. I’m thankful that we weren’t affected as much as we could’ve been! We shall try to have a full week THIS week!

Please note that we are collecting Boxtops for Education. You can send them in with your student to give to me.

This week the students will continue to have homework. They will have homework Monday- Thursday unless otherwise noted. Important things to know about homework are:
• The homework sheet for the week, along with the spelling words, will be glued in your child’s agenda on Mondays.
• Please make sure your child reads TO you every night. They can check out books on Monday during library. However, if they need a new one before then, they can visit the library between 9:00 and 9:20 AM.
• The spelling words are part of the reading skills for that week so please check that they are doing one menu item nightly and returning the assignment to school every day.
• I will send home a reading passage that your child needs to read to you nightly.

We will work on the following skills in Reading this nine weeks:
• Use consonants, consonant blends, and consonant digraphs to decode words.
• Use knowledge of short, long, and r-controlled vowel patterns to decode and spell words.
• Use information in the story to read words.
• Use knowledge of sentence structure.
• Use knowledge of story structure and sequence.
• Reread and self-correct
• Use vocabulary from other content areas.
• Ask and answer questions about what is read in fiction and nonfiction.
• Locate information to answer questions.
• Describe characters, setting, and important events in fiction and poetry.
• Identify main idea in fiction and nonfiction.
• Summarize stories and events with beginning middle, and end in the correct sequence.
• Draw conclusions based on text.

In Science this week, we will practice the Scientific Method, learn about tools that scientists use, and continue our unit on magnets.

This week in Math the students will work on ordinal numbers and patterns, and in Social Studies the students will explore what makes a good citizen.

This is the last week that I will send home a paper copy of the newsletter. If you would like to continue to receive a paper copy, please let me know, otherwise it will only be emailed.

As you can see, we have a busy first nine weeks ahead of us, especially in Reading. I am looking forward to working with all of you this year and I want to thank you in advance for sharing your student with me.

Sincerely,
Mrs. Cindy Martie

Cynthiamartie@spsk12.net

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Mrs. Martie’s Newsletter for the week of September 11, 2018

Posted by: Cynthia Martie | September 8, 2018 | No Comment |

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We have had a successful first week of 2nd grade. The students have done a great job of learning the rules and procedures and I am looking forward to beginning our normal routine this week.

Please note that we are collecting Boxtops for Education. You can send them in with your student to give to me.

This week the students will begin to have homework. They will have homework Monday- Thursday unless otherwise noted. Important things to know about homework are:
• The homework sheet for the week, along with the spelling words, will be glued in your child’s agenda on Mondays.
• Please make sure your child reads TO you every night. They can check out books on Monday during library. However, if they need a new one before then, they can visit the library before school.
• The spelling words are part of the reading skills for that week so please check that they are doing one menu item nightly and returning the assignment to school every day.
• I will send home a reading passage that your child needs to read to you nightly.

We will work on the following skills in Reading this nine weeks:
• Use consonants, consonant blends, and consonant digraphs to decode words.
• Use knowledge of short, long, and r-controlled vowel patterns to decode and spell words.
• Use information in the story to read words.
• Use knowledge of sentence structure.
• Use knowledge of story structure and sequence.
• Reread and self-correct
• Use vocabulary from other content areas.
• Ask and answer questions about what is read in fiction and nonfiction.
• Locate information to answer questions.
• Describe characters, setting, and important events in fiction and poetry.
• Identify main idea in fiction and nonfiction.
• Summarize stories and events with beginning middle, and end in the correct sequence.
• Draw conclusions based on text.

In Science this week, we will practice the Scientific Method, learn about tools that scientists use, and begin our unit on magnets.

This week in Math the students will work on ordinal numbers, and in Social Studies the studients will explore what makes a good citizen.

As you can see, we have a busy first nine weeks ahead of us, especially in Reading. I am looking forward to working with all of you this year and I want to thank you in advance for sharing your student with me.

Sincerely,
Mrs. Cindy Martie

Cynthiamartie@spsk12.net

 

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