Hello, My Name is Mrs. King. 

I will be team teaching this year with Mrs. Pinkney.  I will teach Reading, Language 

Arts and Writing.   Whereas, Mrs. Pinkney will teach Math and Science.  I will teach my homeroom class Social Studies.   At any time you would like to schedule a conference, please contact the school at 876-0146.  Thank you and I look forward to an exciting year.

 

 

 

REMINDERS:

 

1. Please make sure that I have received all your child's paperwork.

 

2. Please make sure that I have a current home, work and cell phone numbers.

 

3. If your child is absent from school, please send a note the day he/she returns.
 Regular attendance is very important in promoting academic success.

 

4. If you are going to pick up your child early from school, he/she must be picked up by 2:00 P.M.
If there is a transportation change, you must provide a note. No phone calls, faxes, or e-mails will be accepted.

 

 

 

Heads-Up Sheet 

 

Week of Sept. 19th – 23rd

Reminders

 

*Official learning times are 7:40am -2:15pm

*Students are counted as tardy if they arrive to school after 7:40am

*If you plan to sign your child out, you MUST pick him/her up no later than 2 pm

*If a student is absent, he or she must return to school with a written excuse for that absence.

*Study spelling words and content vocabulary words each night. *Study math facts daily for addition and subtraction to 18.

*Read at least 15 minutes each day.

 

Upcoming Events:

October 6th       First Nine Weeks Ends

October 10th    Columbus Day (Holiday)

October 11th   All Staff Conference Day (Student Holiday)

October 12th   Report Card Day

 

                             Spelling Words

 

1. pennies             9.  lists

2.  inches             10.  copies

3.  plants              11.  parties

4.  families            12.  bunches

5.  bodies              13.  crashes

6.  glasses            14.  supplies

7.  wishes             15.  pencils

8.  pockets

 

Reading Voc. Words

 

1.  Myth: is a fictional story that explains something about nature or history. 

2.  Legend: is a semi true story that has been handed down from one generation to the next.  It usually has a very important meaning to a culture or group of people.

3.  Metaphor is a word or phrase that is used to make a comparison between two people, things, animals, or places

4.  Simile is a phrase comparing two things using the words like or as 

5. Hero a male character who saves the day

6. Heroine a female character who saves the day

 

 

 

Monday

Math:

1. Complete math assignment.  ______
2.  Reading/ELA

 Assignment  _______

PARENT INITIALS:

Tuesday

Math:

1. Complete math assignment.  ______
2.  Reading/ELA

 Assignment  _______

PARENT INITIALS:

 

Wednesday

Math:

1. Complete math assignment.  ______
2.  Reading/S. Studies

 Assignment  _______

PARENT INITIALS: ___

Thursday

Math: 

1. Complete math assignment.  ______

2.  Reading/Science Assignment  _______

PARENT INITIALS:  ___

 

 

 

 

Math Vocabulary   Properties of Addition

 

  1. Commutative Property - This means that addends can be added in any order and the sum is always the same.   Ex.  3 + 4 = 4+ 3
  2. Identity Property-   Adding zero to a number doesn’t change the value of the number.  Ex:  8 + 0  =  8
  3. Associative Property-  The way you group 3 numbers when you add doesn’t change their sum.   Ex:   3 + ( 4 + 5) = ( 3 + 4) + 5

 

 

Social Studies Vocabulary

(Branches of the Government)

  1. Executive Branch-  The president leads this branch and carries out the laws.
  2. Judicial Branch-  The supreme court leads this branch and reviews the laws.
  3. Legislative Branch-  The House of Representatives and Congress leads this branch and makes the laws.
  4. President-  The leader of this country
  5. Congress-  The national body of the United States; consisting of the Senate and House of Representatives.
  6. Judge-  A public official  appointed to decide cases in a court of law.