Happy Thanksgiving! Week of November 21st…

I hope you enjoy this Thanksgiving break with family, friends, and delicious food!


Here is what is happening in Mrs. O’Donnell’s class on Monday and Tuesday of this week….

In Math…we will be reviewing for our Chapter 4 math test on Monday and taking our test on Tuesday.

In Social Studies…we will be learning about Slavery in the 1600’s and 1700’s and the Middle Passage. Students will be using Close Reading strategies to read articles on this time period and complete reflection assignments pertaining to slavery.

In Spelling…Lesson 10 spelling is a review of Lessons #6-9. Lesson 10 spelling packets were passed out on Friday, November 18. Packets are not due until Friday, December 2nd because of break.  (These spelling words will be the same next week.)

Our spelling words are….

goggles, conclude, hospital, excellent, message, technique, arrange, expression, accomplish, vehicle, bundle, hurtle, struggle, hurricane, triple, journey, golden, merchandise, terrific

In Reading…we will be finishing up our text dependent analysis for Lesson 9 and starting Lesson 10. We will review Robust Vocabulary and preview the Reader’s Theater for this lesson on Tuesday.


  • Thanksgiving Break is from Wednesday, November 23rd to Monday, November 28th. School will resume on Tuesday, November 29th.
  • Our Shine Time Assembly will take place on Tuesday, November 22nd at 2:30pm.
  • We will have our Emergency Evacuation Drill on Tuesday, November 29th.



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