The Week of November 7th…

It’s Parent- Teacher Conference Week!parent-teacher

Marking Period 1 has officially ended and it is that time of the year where we get to sit down together and talk about your child’s progress. I am very eager to meet with all of you! Please let me know if you are not sure the day and time of your scheduled meeting. You can email me at See you Wednesday and Thursday!

In the meantime, here is what is happening in Mrs. O’Donnell’s classroom this week…

In Math… this week we will be reviewing for and taking our Chapter 3 test (on Tuesday). We will begin Chapter 4, where we will learn how to divide a 2 digit by an up to 4 digit number.

In Social Studies…we will be learning about the three regions of the 13 colonies: New England, Middle Region, and Southern Region. We will be learning the similarities and differences of each region and how they prospered as colonies. (We have content on Monday and Tuesday, however due to the early dismissal schedule we will NOT be having content Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday.)

In Spelling…our test will be Friday, November 11th. Our words this week are…

entire, hospital, combine, public, chimney, golden, survive, turmoil, absorb, journey, wisdom, whisper, identify, pretzel, establish, capture, furnace, nursery, marvelous, condition

Students will be given their Lesson 9 packets on Friday.

In Reading…we will continue Lesson 8 “When Washington Crossed the Delaware” and end our unit with a Reader’s Theater on Thursday. On Friday, we will begin lesson 9 with the introduction to Robust Vocabulary and continuing reviewing our focus skill, sequencing.

In Grammar…we will continue to identify prepositions and prepositional phrases in sentences.

*On early dismissal days, we have ELA in the morning and Math in the afternoon*


  •  You will be receiving your child’s report card at your scheduled conference with me.
  • Our day for the PTO Book Fair will be on Wednesday November 9th during special (10:35 to 11:20)
  • 11/9, 11/10, and 11/11 are early dismissal (1:30pm)
  • November 11th- PTO Grandparent Bingo Night at Manor Church from 6:00 to 7:15
  • November 14th- PTO meeting at 6:30pm
  • November 23rd to 28th- Thanksgiving Break

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