The Gifford Gazette


The Gifford Gazette

September 17, 2018

What’s happening in Room 5 this week?


Language Arts:

-We will continue Unit 1 entitled “Animal Friends.”

-We will read Pig in a Wig

-Genre: Fantasy

-Comprehension Skill: Realism and Fantasy

-Phonics Skill: Short i & Final x


-comparing numbers (using more, fewer, greater than, less than)

Handwriting Without Tears:

-Reviewing uppercase letters

Important Dates:

-Sept. 18th: Our class will visit the BOOK FAIR at 11:00 a.m. Please feel free to join us. Please send any money in an envelope with your child’s name, my name, and BOOK FAIR written on it.  

-Sept. 19th: Fall Ice Cream Social

-Sept. 21st: Popcorn Friday (Students may buy one bag of popcorn for 25 cents).

-Sept. 25th: Student Picture Day

Classroom Wish List:

-baby wipes

-paper towels


-Please check your child’s folder each day for homework, corrected work, and important notifications.

-HOMEWORK has begun! Children generally have homework Monday through Thursday. (Monday and Wednesday will usually be Language Arts HW and Tuesday & Thursday will usually be Math HW). Please supervise your child’s homework each night and provide assistance when necessary. Assignments should be returned to school the very next day.

-Will be having a weekly Spelling Test each Friday. Please see your child’s HW folder for the list of words. It is on the yellow pages at the back of the folder. Our Sight Words are on the pink pages.