• My email: corradettig@eastgreenwich.k12.nj.us
    My phone #: 423-0613 X 2117

                                                                    Weekly/Monthly Reminders:  
     
    *We are a peanut free/tree nut free classroom this year.   
     
    *Please send your child with his/her Jeffrey Clark folder everyday.  Children will get this folder on the first day of school.   
     
    *Please send your child with a peanut free snack for the afternoon everyday.  Children are allowed to bring a water bottle to school. 
     
    *Change of Daily Dismissal Form: Please complete the attached Change to Dismissal Form for a temporary change to student dismissal. This form helps us with a safe dismissal each afternoon.
     
          
    *A-Z End of Year Countdown begins Wednesday, 5/11.  Letter with daily themes will be sent home on Monday, 5/9!  
    *Tuesday, 5/24: Joke Day-bring in a joke to tell the class!n
    *Library books due on or before Thursday, 5/26. 
    *Friday, 5/27: Clark Field Day! Please wear your blue field day t-shirt.  
    *School Closed Monday, 5/30.  Happy Memorial Day!  

    5 Day Specials Rotation Schedule: 

    5/23/22 Day 3 Physical Education; Indoor Recess Day!  
    5/24/22 Day 4 Spanish; Joke Day!  
    5/25/22 Day 5 Music; Kindness Day!  
    5/26/22 Day 1 Physical Education and Library; Listen to Music Day! Assembly-Gizmo D. Robot!   
    5/27/22 Day 2 Art; Clark Field Day!   

    Scholastic Book Clubs: https://orders.scholastic.com/GXBHM

    Scholastic is having major delays with shipments of orders.  

     

    Fundations:       

    Unit 11: We will begin Unit 11 on 4/27. We will work on these skills for three weeks.  We will work on the vowel-consonant-e syllable type (v-e) and long vowel sounds. Unit 11 practice box words: friend, other, another, none, nothing.   

    Unit 12: We will begin Unit 11 on 5/23.  We will work on these skills for three weeks.  We will work on multisyllabic words.  We will scoop or underline the two syllables.  Unit 12 practice box words: people, month, been, little, want, Mr., Mrs.  

    Journeys: 

    Journeys Unit 5 Lesson 22: We will work on these skills the week of 5/16.  Theme: animals. Practice box words: baby, begins, eight, follow, until, learning, years, young. Comprehension: drawing conclusions, context clues, visualize.  Grammar: pronouns I an me. Phonics:bossy r/ r-controlled vowels er, ir, ur.  Vocabulary: prefix re-

    Journeys Unit 5 Lesson 23: We will work on these skills the week of 5/23.  Theme: pets.  Practice box words: again, along, began, boy, father, house, nothing, together.  Comprehension: cause and effect, figurative language.  Grammar: possessive pronouns.  Phonics: vowel digraph oo like book, syllable pattern CVC.  Vocabulary; define words.   

    Go Math:                

    We will begin Ch. 12 Two-Dimensional Geometry on 5/10.  There are 10 lessons in Ch. 12.We will describe and sort 2-D shapes, combine 2-D shapes to make a new shape, use pattern blocks to find shapes inside of a shape, draw a line to show parts of a shape, identify equal and unequal parts or shares, draw a line to show 2 equal parts/halves, draw lines to show 4 equal parts/fourths.   

    Ch. 12 vocabulary: sides, vertices (corners), equal parts, equal shares, fourth of, fourths, half of, halves, quarter of, quarters, unequal parts, unequal shares, fractions, circle, square, rectangle, hexagon, triangle, trapezoid, curved, straight.  

    The Chapter 12 math test (Two-Dimensional Geometry) will take place on Thursday, 6/2.  A study guide will be sent home 5/26...feel free to use this study guide as practice for the test.  If completed, please return to school!  

    Science: November topics will include living and nonliving things, characteristics of living things, hereditary traits, and parts of a plant.  December topics will include animal adaptations and habitats.  January topics will include animal and plant adaptations, what animals do in winter, habitats, seasons.   February topics will include African American inventors and scientists, light, sound, and dental health.  March/April  topics will include natural resources, light, sound, and energy.  May topics will include landforms, natural resources, and plants.           

    Social Studies: November topics will include Veterans Day and Thanksgiving. December topics will include winter holidays and symbols, people and cultures around the world, and winter. January topics will include New Year goals, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and winter.  February topics will include economics-goods and services, needs and wants, producers and consumers, Groundhog's Day, Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, 100th day, and African American heroes.  March topics will include economics-goods and services, needs and wants, producers and consumers, St. Patrick's Day, spring.  April topics will include spring and Earth Day.  May topics will include American symbols and Memorial Day.         
                                        
    Grammar skills: September: we will review proper sentence mechanics (starting each sentence with an uppercase letter and ending with proper punctuation).  
     
    Writing skills: September: we will review proper letter formation and will write one/two sentence(s) using various sentences starters or prompts.  Focus will be placed on starting each sentence with an uppercase letter and ending with proper punctuation. We will use various read alouds to learn how writers work. October/November: we will work on writing personal narratives.  Focus will be placed on having a beginning, middle, and end to each story, using proper sentence mechanics (uppercase letter to start, finger spacing between words, neatest writing, and punctuation), and adding details to sentences and illustrations.   We will begin Unit 3 fiction on 12/16.  We will learn to write fantasy and realistic fiction stories.  We will begin Unit 4 on 3/18.  We will learn how to write a book review.  We will begin Unit 5 on 4/19.  We will learn about non-fiction and informational writing.                  
     
    Week of 5/23/22 Homework (Please refer to Return to school/yellow dot side of school folder.  
    Mon. math practice page (front and back)
    Tues. math practice page (front and back)  
    Wed. math practice page
    Thurs. math practice page
    Fri. none...have a fantastic weekend 
     
    Homework: please refer to your child's Jeffrey Clark school folder...homework or papers that need to be signed and returned are placed in Return to School/ Homework pocket/yellow dot side.  The other side of the folder is Keep Home/green dot side...please remove papers from this side each night.